PrideSource - Michigan http://www.pridesource.com 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 webmaster@pridesource.com webmaster@pridesource.com pridesource.com http://www.pridesource.com/img/logo.gif http://pridesource.com SAGE Metro Detroit Takes Trainings on Improving Care for LGBT Older Adults Outstate http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83908 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2546/S1M_SAGE_iStock-638033890.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83908 Grooming Future LGBTQ Leaders http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83906 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2546/S1M_CoverInsideNicole_Inside1.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83906 FCA US Achieves Top Score For LGBTQ Workplace Policies and Benefits http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83909 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2546/S1M9_FCA_2546.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83909 LGBT Detroit Welcomes New Staff Member Jacqulyn Hippe http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83910 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83910 JIGSAW Hosts Charity Drive for Ruth Ellis Center http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83911 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2546/S1M9_JIGSAW_2546.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>This winter, Wayne State University's JIGSAW is hosting a charity drive for the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83911 Help Trans Women of Color This Holiday Season http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83912 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83912 VegBash Coming to Metro Detroit's East Side http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83913 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83913 Sen. Bieda, Prosecutor Renew Calls for Hate Crime Protections http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83839 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/S1M_HateCrimesLeg_2547.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83839 35th House District Rep. Jeremy Moss Announces 2018 Run for Senate http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83835 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/MAIN_Moss_2546.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83835 Record Breaking Cats Lost in Fire, Donations to Cat Shelter Encouraged http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83838 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/S2_PETS_Cats_CC_Ferndale1_2538.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83838 MI Civil Rights Commission Tables Request Again to Take Action on Anti-LGBT Discrimination http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83833 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/S1M_InterpretiveStatement_2530.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83833 Michigan Communities Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83808 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/S1M9_TransDOR_2545.jpg' 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. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83808 Meet Char Davenport: Trans in the Military http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83802 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2545/Char2.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Each year on Nov. 11 we celebrate Veterans Day honoring and thanking them for their service. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=83802