PrideSource - Michigan Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 09 Oct 2015 06:09 EST 09 Oct 2015 06:09 EST Third LGBT Murder In Detroit Since January <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The Detroit police are investigating the murder of a 30-year-old African-American male. New Book Tackles Teaching LGBT History To Children In celebration of LGBT History Month, author and former elementary school teacher Jerome Pohlen has written, "Gay Lesbian History For Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights with 21 Activities." Equality Michigan Appoints New Board Members Equality Michigan, the statewide LGBT organization, has announced four new board members. But one of those appointments is raising eyebrows. Fall 2015 Burke Lecture Examines Ethics, Politics Of Non-violence The philosophy of non-violence is the focus of Oakland University's fall 2015 Richard J. Burke Lecture in Philosophy, Religion and Society. Survey Calls For Allies Of LGBT Community A new study is calling for allies of the LGBT community to shed light on their experience in the current fight for LGBT equality. Michigan Receives Funds To Assist Providers, Increase Awareness Of PrEP Michigan has received funds to expand awareness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. MCHR To Show 'Growing Up Trans' In Upcoming Film Series The Michigan Coalition for Human Rights will show a PBS film titled "Growing Up Trans" in its Fall Film Series. Local Org Calls For LGBT Focus On Michigan Education Survey The Michigan Organization On Adolescent Sexual Health is calling for Michigan residents to fill out a recent Michigan Department of Education survey with LGBTQ youth in mind. OutFest Celebrates With Slam Poetry <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Crammed into the front room of the Jim Toy Community Center, a small crowd of roughly 20 people gathered to watch the first slam poetry event at JTCC's OutFest. Community Education & Training On Providing Services For Transgender Youth In collaboration with the Washtenaw Community Medical Society, Corner Health Center of Ann Arbor will present a two-hour seminar Oct. 15 on how to better provide care for the growing number of trans youth and young adults in Washtenaw County. Viral Video Shows Detroit Teen Receiving First Dose Of Hormones A video of a Detroit mother recording her 14-year-old trans daughter receiving her first dose of estrogen has gone viral online. Church Presents Documentary About Abuse Of LGBT Seniors <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Film puts a face on what experts in the film call an epidemic: gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender older people who are so afraid of discrimination by caregivers or by other seniors that many simply go back into the closet. Unique Partnership Offers Support for Legal Name Changes TLDEF has partnered with Dykema Gossett PLLC, a major Michigan based law firm that serves multiple cities across the state, and also partnered with the Michigan Bar Association and other law firms to provide a one day training for other Michigan attorneys who would like to volunteer on the Name Change Project. Detroit LGBT Chamber Hosts Pride Day At Upcoming Lions Game The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce will host an LGBT Pride Day at Ford Field on Oct. 25. JTCC Celebrates 21 Years Of OUTfest <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The Jim Toy Community Center will host OUTFest, a celebration of the LGBT community and its accomplishments, Oct. 2-3 in the Kerrytown District and Braun Court to celebrate National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. First Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop Comes To Affirmations The all-day workshop is free to attend for all trans youth between 12 and 23 years of age who want to participate in the first of its kind day of community, connection and creativity, all to empower trans youth to fe