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U-M Announces LGBTQ Alumni Group

The University of Michigan Alumni Association has announced the formation of a new LGBTQ alumni group. READ MORE.

Out In Force

Detroit Police Department LGBT Liaison Danielle Woods is Sworn to Protect, Serve and Advocate READ MORE.

Stand with Trans 2nd Annual Family Fun Day Picnic

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. READ MORE.

Nominations Are Out for The 2017 Wilde Awards

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. READ MORE.

Celebrating Jeff Montgomery's Legacy One Year After His Death

Equality Michigan issued a statement today to remember and honor the legacy of Jeff Montgomery who died one year ago. READ MORE.

Stonewall for Revolution to Host Gubernatorial Forum

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. READ MORE.

Meet Affirmations Volunteer Sabrina Bolvari

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. READ MORE.

Planned Parenthood and the LGBTQ Community: What You Should Know

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? READ MORE.

Gay Lansing Council Candidate Endorsed by the Victory Fund

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. READ MORE.

Ice Cream Benefits Local Dog Rescues

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. READ MORE.

Michigan DOC Revises Policy, Allows Transition-related Care for Trans Inmates

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. READ MORE.

A True Bruhhood of Dominant Lesbian WoMen

Sharron Fincher said, "something magical happens" when the Alpha Psi Kappa Fraternity comes together. READ MORE.

Lansing Bartender Represents the Midwest in Cocktail Apprentice Program

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. READ MORE.

HOPE Builds Community

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. READ MORE.

Michigan Students Selected for Point Foundation Scholarships

Michael Arellano, Shannon Moran and Donna Scaffidi have been awarded Point Foundation scholarships this year. READ MORE.

Rachel Lutz to Open New Boutique Named Yama

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. READ MORE.

Congratulations to Detroit Ad POP Award Winners

The Ad POP Awards were presented to the Detroit area's best in online and print advertising in regional LGBT media. READ MORE.

Known Where to Go: HIV and STI Testing Sites

Several Michigan health departments and community-based organizations will provide HIV testing opportunities on National HIV Testing Day now through the end of the month. READ MORE.

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