Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come

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

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

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…

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 16, 2017

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 16, 2017 Ferndale, MI – Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities September 16, 2017, 1 to 4 pm Affirmations LGBT Community Center 290 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 .Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community. Volunteers needed Sponsor information Exhibitor information…

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities   FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Pride distributed $25,000 in grants – the most funding it ever has distributed in a single year – to five local LGBTQ charities Monday, Aug. 28, at the Ferndale City Council meeting.   The Ferndale Community Foundation, Ferndale Pride’s sponsoring…

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT & Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT and Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 20160 Holly, MI – Following last Tuesday’s decision by the Village of Holly Council not to adopt a human rights ordinance that would have given LGBT people the same civil rights at other marginalized groups, the folks…

Ferndale: Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8

Ferndale:  Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – A celebration of metro Detroit’s LGBTQ community and its allies, Fall Fling 2016 will feature live entertainment, cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The event will be held inside Affirmations 17,000 square foot state of the art Allan Gilmour and Eric Jirgens Community…