PrideSource - Michigan http://www.pridesource.com Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 25 Jul 2017 22:25 EST 25 Jul 2017 22:25 EST webmaster@pridesource.com webmaster@pridesource.com pridesource.com http://www.pridesource.com/img/logo.gif http://pridesource.com Grant Money Helps EQMI Continue Fighting Hate Crimes http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82246 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/S1M_EQMIDVS_2520.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Equality Michigan received a $60,000 grant from Open Society Foundations, part of the Communities Against Hate initiative. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82246 MI Civil Rights Commission Seeks Public Input http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82247 The Michigan Civil Rights Commission Seeks Public Input on a request from 38 LGBT groups asking the Commission to clarify that the prohibition against sex discrimination in the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act includes protection against discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82247 Anti-Racist, Anti-Facist Group to Take Action http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82243 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/S1M_DefenseNetwork_2530.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The Michigan Peoples Defense Network has called a press conference at 5 p.m. on July 28 to announce an action countering a men's conference hosted by the radical Christian news organization Church Militant. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82243 Meet the LGBT Activist Running for Detroit City Council http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82218 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/NguvuTsare2.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82218 U-M Announces LGBTQ Alumni Group http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82221 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/S1M9_UMAlumni_2529.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The University of Michigan Alumni Association has announced the formation of a new LGBTQ alumni group. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82221 Out In Force http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82217 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/1_COVER_DaniWoodsCover-extended.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Detroit Police Department LGBT Liaison Danielle Woods is Sworn to Protect, Serve and Advocate http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82217 Progressive Groups Hold Health Care Town Halls http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82219 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2529/S1M3_TownHalls1_2529.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82219 Stand with Trans 2nd Annual Family Fun Day Picnic http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82220 The overall goal of this year's Family Fun Day Picnic hosted by Stand with Trans is "to give families a safe place to just be," said Roz Keith, founder of the non-profit organization. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82220 Nominations Are Out for The 2017 Wilde Awards http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82222 Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82222 Celebrating Jeff Montgomery's Legacy One Year After His Death http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82148 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2528/JeffMontgomery.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Equality Michigan issued a statement today to remember and honor the legacy of Jeff Montgomery who died one year ago. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82148 Stonewall for Revolution to Host Gubernatorial Forum http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82147 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2528/S1M2_Forum_2529.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Democratic candidates running for governor will have a chance to speak directly to voters during a forum on LGBT and women's rights on July 24 in Lansing. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82147 Meet Affirmations Volunteer Sabrina Bolvari http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82127 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2528/S1M9_VolunteerSpotlight_2528.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>In the spotlight is Sabrina Bolvari, a volunteer at Affirmations since September 2016. She is one of many volunteers the community center is incredibly fortunate to have the support of. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82127 Planned Parenthood and the LGBTQ Community: What You Should Know http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82124 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2528/S1M_PPMI_2528.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Birth control and abortion. For many people, that's what comes to mind when they think of Planned Parenthood. But did you know that they offer a full range of services, from HIV testing and treatment to cancer screenings? http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82124 Gay Lansing Council Candidate Endorsed by the Victory Fund http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82125 The Victory Fund has endorsed dozens of openly LGBTQ candidates across the nation. One of whom, is Lansing local Jim McClurken, who will be running for Lansing City Council's 4th Ward seat. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82125 Ice Cream Benefits Local Dog Rescues http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82126 July is National Ice Cream month and Michigan's popular micro-batch creamery Browndog Barlor is celebrating by hosting a fundraiser for local dog rescue organizations on National Ice Cream Day. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82126 Michigan DOC Revises Policy, Allows Transition-related Care for Trans Inmates http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82051 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2526/S1M_DOCPolicy_2528.png' style='width:250px'><br/>The Michigan Department of Corrections has adopted a new policy for the care of transgender prisoners after a transgender woman incarcerated in a Michigan prison campaigned, with the help of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the ACLU of Michigan, to receive the hormone therapy she was denied. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82051 A True Bruhhood of Dominant Lesbian WoMen http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82021 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2526/1_CoverGreek-AP-1.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Sharron Fincher said, "something magical happens" when the Alpha Psi Kappa Fraternity comes together. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82021 Lansing Bartender Represents the Midwest in Cocktail Apprentice Program http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82023 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2526/S1M_Bartender-1.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Melissa "Inky" Kim was accepted into the Cocktail Apprentice Program, which gives up-and-coming bartenders a chance to learn from masters of the craft during the 15th Annual Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans July 18-23. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82023 HOPE Builds Community http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82022 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2526/S1M9_HOPEFUNDChoir_2526.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Over 100 guests attended a soiree and fundraiser for The HOPE Fund in the magnificent gardens at the Palmer Woods home of Dr. Boyd Richards and Joshua Ronnebaum June 25. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82022 Michigan Students Selected for Point Foundation Scholarships http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82024 Michael Arellano, Shannon Moran and Donna Scaffidi have been awarded Point Foundation scholarships this year. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82024 Rachel Lutz to Open New Boutique Named Yama http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82025 Yama, a new retail store dedicated to the contemporary woman is set to open this fall. Named in honor of legendary Detroit architect Minoru Yamasaki, the 2,000-square-foot Yama will join Rachel Lutz's other stores, The Peacock Room and Frida, both of which are located in Midtown's Park Shelton next to the Detroit Institute of Arts. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=82025 Congratulations to Detroit Ad POP Award Winners http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=81956 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/images/2525/CruiseMAIN.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The Ad POP Awards were presented to the Detroit area's best in online and print advertising in regional LGBT media. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=81956 Known Where to Go: HIV and STI Testing