PrideSource - Michigan Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 19 Nov 2017 12:19 EST 19 Nov 2017 12:19 EST SAGE Metro Detroit Takes Trainings on Improving Care for LGBT Older Adults Outstate <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>SAGE (Services Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders) Metro Detroit was recently awarded a $400,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Grooming Future LGBTQ Leaders <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Nicole Derusha-Mackey is on a mission to build a farm team full of LGBTQ people who will best serve their community and represent their city, and state. FCA US Achieves Top Score For LGBTQ Workplace Policies and Benefits <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>FCA US LLC is one of a select group of leading employers to achieve a 100 percent ratin on the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index. LGBT Detroit Welcomes New Staff Member Jacqulyn Hippe A new counselor and community advocate, Jacqulyn Hippe, LLMSW, will join the LGBT Detroit staff on Dec 1. She will be responsible for client-centered counseling, support group facilitation and community outreach. JIGSAW Hosts Charity Drive for Ruth Ellis Center <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>This winter, Wayne State University's JIGSAW is hosting a charity drive for the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park. Help Trans Women of Color This Holiday Season Julisa Abad, director of transgender outreach for the Fair Michigan Justice Project, seeks support from the community to help her trans sisters who are experiencing homelessness. VegBash Coming to Metro Detroit's East Side MI Green Team recently announced a partnership with The Quintessential Event Company to bring its popular vegetarianvegan event series, VegBash, to metro Detroit's east side. The East Michigan VegBash will be held on Nov. 24 from 3-8 p.m. at the historic Packard Proving Grounds, 49965 Van Dyke Rd. in Shelby Township. Sen. Bieda, Prosecutor Renew Calls for Hate Crime Protections <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Sen. Steve Bieda (D-Warren) and Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson have renewed calls for legislative action on Senate Bill 121, which would add gender identification and sexual orientation to the list of protections under the Ethnic Intimidation Act. 35th House District Rep. Jeremy Moss Announces 2018 Run for Senate <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>State representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) announced his candidacy for the 2018 Senate election in Michigan's 11th District on Tuesday in a video posted across his personal website and social media accounts. Record Breaking Cats Lost in Fire, Donations to Cat Shelter Encouraged <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Although their home was completely destroyed by fire Sunday, a Farmington Hills couple is asking for donations to go not to themselves but to the Ferndale Cat Shelter in honor of the two Guinness Record-breaking cats that were lost in the fire. MI Civil Rights Commission Tables Request Again to Take Action on Anti-LGBT Discrimination <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The Michigan Civil Rights Commission voted this afternoon to table the Equality Michigan request to issue an interpretive statement on whether "sex" in the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act includes Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Michigan Communities Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance on Nov. 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Meet Char Davenport: Trans in the Military <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Each year on Nov. 11 we celebrate Veterans Day honoring and thanking them for their service.