PrideSource - Michigan Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 26 Jan 2015 20:26 EST 26 Jan 2015 20:26 EST Same-Sex Marriage Goes To The Supreme Court <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>WASHINGTON D.C. - The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has granted review of four petitions from each state from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals requesting the court to decide if same-sex marriage is recognized and protected under the U.S Constitution. U.S. Syphilis Rates Increased By 10 Percent In 2013 The final numbers for syphilis infections in the U.S. during 2013 were released in December 2014, and they aren't good news -- particularly for men who have sex with men. Controversy Over UMS Award To Russian Orchestra ANN ARBOR - Internationally known Russian conductor Valery Gergiev returns to Ann Arbor for two performances with the Mariinsky Orchestra and to receive, in collaboration with the Orchestra, the 2015 UMS Distinguished Artist Award. But his visit comes with much controversy. Equality Michigan Accepting Applications For Internships DETROIT - The statewide advocacy and anti-violence organization serving the LGBT community is looking to fill internship positions. Ferndale Pride Seeks Sponsors And Vendors Ferndale Pride has just released a press release announcing their plans for this year's event. Attention Michigan LGBT Career Seekers <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>DEARBORN - The University of Michigan-Dearborn, in collaboration with various LGBT sponsors, is hosting an upcoming LGBTQ Career Fair to help connect young LGBT professionals with businesses from around the state. Filmmaker To Speak On LGBT, Black Intersectionality <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Award-winning documentary filmmaker and scholar, Yoruba Richen, will be speaking in Ann Arbor as part of an event co-sponsored by the University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA). Warren To Speak At Upcoming ELCRA Panel YPSILANTI - As part of an upcoming event for Eastern Michigan University's Equality Research Center, State Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) will speak about pending legislation in the Michigan Legislature that will amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) to include protections for sexuality, gender identity and gender expression. Become A Vendor At LGBT Wedding Expo SOUTHFIELD - It's not too late to reserve a table for the the fifth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo taking place March 21, hosted by the publishers of Between The Lines. SCOTUS To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases In Historic Decision <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has decided to hear arguments from four states arguing against states' bans on same-sex marriage. Marriage Of 300 Same-Sex Couples Ruled Valid In Michigan <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>A Federal District court judge ruled on Jan. 15 that Michigan must respect the marriages of over 300 same-sex couples that were married in March 2014. Fostering Children Only Temporary Bandage To Same-Sex Adoption Restrictions In Michigan <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>MICHIGAN - Three years ago, when the plaintiffs in the Michigan same-sex marriage case decided to petition the state's law on second-parent adoption, they had no idea that their story would travel as it did. April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse's case moved from the local court system, through the Federal and Appellate courts, to then be considered by the Supreme Court of the United States, all potentially to set a precedent for the entire nation. Lesbian Fights For Custody Rights Of Children <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>MICHIGAN - A custody case filed against a local lesbian woman will soon be presented before a Wayne County Judge, as the children's biological father seeks full custody. From Selma To Detroit And The Importance Of Intersectionality <im