PrideSource - Michigan Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 29 May 2015 14:29 EST 29 May 2015 14:29 EST Interfaith Discussion Focuses On Anti-Gay Marriage Myths <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>An Interfaith Marriage Discussion was hosted by the church in cooperation with Michigan for Marriage and moderated by Kevin Hogan of the Michigan Roundtable. Pre-Pride Event: Running Through Color <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The Ferndale Chamber of Commerce will host their 2015 Rainbow Run the morning of Ferndale Pride for runners and walkers of all ages. Come As You Are To Rainbow Pride Prom The 2015 Pride Prom at Affirmations is set up so LGBT and ally youth can enjoy an evening of inclusivity while being young, fearless and fabulous. Local Trans Activist Awarded Ferndale 2015 Good Neighbors Award Rachel Crandall, co-chair of Transgender Michigan, has been awarded a Good Neighbor Award for her work in the trans community and for being a voice and an ear to anyone in the LGBTA community. Forever Faithful Project Designed To Build Welcoming Congregations In Detroit Area Churches Marriage equality might become the law of the land in a matter of weeks. But many Metro Detroit churches still strongly oppose this and refuse to offer a welcoming environment for gays and lesbians. Calling All LGBT Couples FCA US and FIAT Brand invite all interested LGBT couples to "walk down the Pride Parade aisle" at Motor City Pride. Motown Invitational Classic Hosts Annual Detroit River Boat Cruise <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The three-hour riverboat cruise accommodates up to 250 guests and includes two cash bars, dancing on the sun deck with music provided by DJ Steve Parsons, light refreshments, a 5050 raffle and special performances by Miss MIC 2015 Jacqueline Frost. Anti-Gay Midland Minister Caught On Grindr, Quickly Resigns A minister known to have made anti-gay remarks was outed last week after being caught on gay hookup app Grindr. Motorball Drives Back Into Motown The LGBT Community's "IT Party" is back and will benefit the Michigan AIDS Coalition. Ferndale Author To Launch Second Lesbian Romance Novel <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Michigan author Carol Popovich is releasing her second novel, "The Courage to Try." Being The Authentic 'You' At Trans Day Of Empowerment The Gender-Identity Network Alliance (GNA, pronounced "Gina") will hold its annual Transgender Day of Empowerment on May 31. Wayland, Michigan Adopts Non-Discrimination Ordinance The city of Wayland, located between Plainwell and Grand Rapids in west Michigan, became Michigan's 39th city to adopt a non-discrimination ordinance protecting LGBT individuals. Annual Planting Event Comes To Woodward BIRMINGHAM - The Woodward Avenue Action Association will host their Fourth Annual Sunflower Gardens on Woodward event in hopes of beautifying the area. From Glenn Burke To Billy Bean To Dave Pallone The MLB Is Evolving -- Slowly <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>On July 17, 2013, Major League Baseball held its 84th annual All Star Game at Citi Field in Queens, New York, the home park of the New York Mets. It was a day that would become special for the LGBT community. 38 Local Non-Discrimination Ordinances Saved <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>LGBT activists breathed a sigh of relief when a provision that could have invalidated all 38 LGBT inclusive anti-discrimination ordinances in Michigan was removed from the final version of a bill passed 11-7 by the House Commerce and Trade committee May 19. State House Committee Passes HB4052 With Amendments