PrideSource - Michigan http://www.pridesource.com Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 30 Apr 2016 07:30 EST 30 Apr 2016 07:30 EST webmaster@pridesource.com webmaster@pridesource.com pridesource.com http://www.pridesource.com/img/logo.gif http://pridesource.com Davenport Files Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against SVSU http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76289 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2417/S1M_CharLawsuitSVSU2_2417.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Charin Davenport, an adjunct English professor teaching at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) and Delta College, had been dismissed from her job at SVSU as assistant to the Director of Academic Programs Support, Ann Coburn-Collins. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76289 State House Republicans Author Bill To Repeal the State Board of Education http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76290 For the last two months, the state of Michigan has been debating LGBT youth guidelines for K-12 schools authored by the Board of Education. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76290 Ferndale Schools Board of Education Passes LGBT Inclusive Policy http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76291 The Ferndale Schools Board of Education passed a resolution in support of the state board LGBT youth guidelines that would allow transgender and gender non-conforming students to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76291 White House Meets with Michigan LGBT Advocates http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76231 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2416/S1M_WHSummit_1Panel_2417_ONLINE.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>White House and federal officials met with LGBT advocates from across the state in an LGBT focused summit April 21 to discuss LGBT school policies, access to healthcare for trans Michiganders and access to capital for LGBT-owned small businesses. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76231 Fun Run in Color for WADD Fundraiser http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76207 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2416/S1M_ColorRun_Photoby_TonyLowe_BTLFilePhoto2015_2416.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>World AIDS Day Detroit and Color Me Rad are teaming up to host "Color Me Rad Detroit," a spring color run to help raise funds for World AIDS Day 2016. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76207 Royal Oak Mayor Announces Travel Ban to North Carolina http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76205 The Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved Mayor Jim Ellison's proposal April 11 that prohibits the city from using public resources to fund, sponsor or in anyway support nonessential travel to the state of North Carolina. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76205 Southeast Michigan School District Under Federal Investigation http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76203 Bedford Public Schools, located 10 miles north of Toledo in Michigan's Monroe County, was placed under investigation in December by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly discriminating against a trans youth. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76203 LGBT Detroit Hires Development Coordinator http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76204 LGBT Detroit -- a Michigan based nonprofit focusing on youth development, cultural awareness and advocacy, as well as emotional and physical well-being of LGBT Detroiters -- has added a member to its executive team. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76204 Bay City Passes Controversial Anti-Discrimination Ordinance http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76206 A Bay City ordinance is being voted on despite some concerns from prominent figures in the Bay City LGBT community. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76206 LGBT Event Planned in Lake Orion http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76208 A local group that has formed to support LGBT people in the Lake Orion area has planned its first social event. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76208 Updates on Michigan LGBT Youth Guidance and State Bathroom Controversy http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76209 Michigan has been the topic of much conversation over the past two months as residents discuss if a proposed set of guidelines for LGBT youth in K-12 schools is necessary to ensure all LGBT youth experience equality in the classroom. Now the conversation has gone national. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76209 Lawmaker Pushes Plan to Restrict Transgender Bathroom Use http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76106 http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76106 Trans Sistas of Color to Host One-Day Conference http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76137 The Trans Sistas of Color Project will host a one-day conference this Saturday called the Gathering. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76137 Adodi Spring Retreat a 'Safe Space' for Black, Gay Men http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76107 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2415/S1M_CurtisAdonis- Kick_2252.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Adodi is "important because you don't have that many black, gay organizations where you can lose all your inhibitions," said Tony Johnson, president of Adodi Detroit and chair of the sixth annual spring retreat that's scheduled to take place this weekend. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76107 Southeast Michigan School District Under Federal Investigation http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=76108 Bedford Public Schools, located 10 miles north of Toledo in Michigan's Monroe County, was placed under investigation in December by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly discriminating against a trans youth. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?artic