In addition to helping visitors look fabulous, Hazel Park Pride offered resources to the community.
Crandall Crocker said TGMI receives about 75 calls per month, ranging from those seeking advice to…
“We were hearing from people about how meaningful it was for them to be able to celebrate prom as themselves and with whom they wanted.”
Downtown Berkley Pride Block Party welcomes all LGBTQ+ community members, allies, and organizations to come together for an afternoon celebrating diversity, inclusion and community.
Pride is an amazing time when everybody can just relax and enjoy
When word got out on social media, those in support of the LGBTQ+ community showed up, with a lot more people, and a lot more rainbows in their signage.
“I was waiting someone else. And then finally I thought, ‘Well if no one else is going to do it I’m going to do it.’”
“But I do need to belong. It’s important, you know, having that identity and having a place where you say, ‘These are my people, and I feel safe here.”
Ferndale Pride strives to recognize and promote pride for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual, intersex and ally communities, working with residents, businesses, community groups, and all segments of the community to welcome and promote the celebration of diversity
The seasoned community leader spoke with Oakland County Times about what is new at Affirmations, including programs, advocacy work, and conversations happening around labels – from the “alphabet soup” to gender identity.
“This ordinance prohibiting conversion therapy embodies our ongoing commitment to the LGBTQ community, while also protecting our children from dangerous and discredited practices that have no legitimate medical basis,” said Councilmember Luke Londo…
The event usually takes place in June, but this year was held in October due to the pandemic. Learn more about Ferndale Pride at www.FerndalePride.com.
Residents who wish to change their sex-marker to “X” will be able to do so by filling out the correction form – available online and at all offices – and submitting it at any Secretary of State office
Dreaming of getting married at Ferndale PRIDE?
Rainbow “Safe Zone” stickers now grace Holly Township Library, thanks to a resolution passed recently by the library’s governing board.
“It is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex,” he wrote.
Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Former Affirmations Executive Director Dave Garcia is returning after five years of working for Los Angeles LGBT Center in California. Garcia left affirmations early in 2014 to take the lead of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which has six…
Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – Story time in Huntington Woods got a little more interesting with the announcement of guest readers for December, January and February. The Huntington Woods Library has begun hosting what is believed to be…
Murder Victim’s Family Accepts $1.07 Million Settlement from Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2017) Madison Heights, MI – A lawsuit brought by the family of Shelley Hilliard against Oakland County has ended with a $1.07 million settlement. 19-year-old Hilliard was murdered after a Madison Heights police officer revealed that she was the…
It’s Not Just About the Suit: Sex Discrimination Case Arguments Heard in Court of Appeals (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2017) CINCINNATI, OHIO – Justice Helene White of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals questioned attorney Douglas G. Wardlow on Wednesday during his oral argument on behalf of R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes who…