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Michigan Corporal Dani Woods Honored with Spirit of Detroit Award

When Detroit Police Department's LGBTQ Liaison Officer Dani Woods received the Spirt of Detroit Award at the Detroit City Council meeting on Sept. 7, she said, "It was a total surprise. READ MORE.

Fortunate Families Detroit Hosts Dana Nessel

On Sept. 24 Fortunate Families Detroit welcomes Dana Nessel, president of Fair Michigan and one of the premier litigators of LGBTQ issues in the state who has recently announced her candidacy for Attorney General of Michigan. READ MORE.

It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood for AIDS Walk Detroit

About 1,200 walkers took to the streets for this year's AIDS Walk Detroit in Royal Oak. READ MORE.

ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan's Foster Care System

The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Michigan today filed a lawsuit in district court challenging Michigan's practice of permitting state-contracted child placement agencies to reject qualified same-sex couples based on the agencies' religious beliefs. READ MORE.

Farmer's Market Battle

A Catholic farmer, armed with a court order, returned to hawking his apples at the East Lansing Farmer's Market Sunday despite the city and some area residents not wanting him there. READ MORE.

Fanning Sounds off on Trump's Transgender Ban

Calling President Donald Trump's directives to ban transgender people from serving in the military "a betrayal" and "unpatriotic," former Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning has added his voice to a growing chorus of current and former military staff opposing the move. READ MORE.

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Learn the Four Symptoms to Watch For

LANSING - In Michigan in 2017, it is estimated there will be 790 cases diagnosed, and 500 women will die from ovarian cancer. September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and while ovarian cancer does not have a screening test and can be difficult to detect early, there are four symptoms that women should be on the lookout for. READ MORE.

Emerge Michigan Seeks 2018 Class of Aspiring Women Political Leaders

DETROIT - Emerge Michigan, the state's premier organization for recruiting and training Democratic women to run for political office, has begun its recruiting process for the class of 2018. The organization seeks bright, self-motivated Democratic women who are committed to effective and ethical political leadership. The multi-part application process, which includes submission of a resume and several short essays followed by an interview, will remain open from now until Nov. 10. READ MORE.

Henry Ford Hospital Earns Honors as a Top Nurse Employer in Michigan

DETROIT - Nurse.org, the web's leading career site for nurses, has recognized Henry Ford Hospital as one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Michigan. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected more than 1,411 reviews by nurses at 125 Michigan hospitals about their workplace satisfaction. Reviews in Michigan state have revealed that Henry Ford Hospital has one of the highest levels of satisfaction among its nurses. READ MORE.

City Pulse Reporter Assaulted Covering Country Mills Controversy in East Lansing

As a supporter of Country Mill's right to discriminate based on the organization's sincerely held religious beliefs squared off with a supporter of the LGBT community on Sunday at the East Lansing Farmers Market, a City Pulse reporter was assaulted while recording the verbal debate. READ MORE.

MCRC 'Barred by the Attorney General from Taking Action'

At a meeting of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission in Lansing on Monday night, the commission voted 6-2 to table the request from Equality Michigan to issue a statement interpreting 'sex' in the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity. READ MORE.

Survivor's Safe Haven

Currently, the Flint YWCA is the only provider of SAFE services in Genesee County. READ MORE.

'One-Stop Shop' for Trans Healthcare Offered This Weekend

In an effort to raise awareness and connect members of the transgender community with affirming healthcare service providers, Affirmations in Ferndale will host Transgender Michigan's sixth annual transgender health fair from 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 16. READ MORE.

The Face of Progress

LANSING - Six years ago, Peter Spadafore was a member-elect for the Lansing School Board. Now, after serving as the successful President of the Board, Spadafore is running for Lansing City Council, and he has a vision. READ MORE.

MDARD Announces Grant Opportunity for Food Processing, Food Hub Development

LANSING - The Michigan Department of Agriculture Rural Development is now accepting proposals for a competitive grant program aimed at helping promote and enhance Michigan's $101.2 billion food and agriculture industry. READ MORE.

Apply Now for Affirmations LEAD Institute

FERNDALE - Affirmations LEAD Institute is now accepting applications for its fall cohort.The LEAD Institute is a transformational leadership program designed specifically for LGBTQ+ professionals. READ MORE.

Stand With Trans Seeks Support Group Facilitators

Stand With Trans has recently developed a Support Group Training Program for those interested in becoming facilitators. READ MORE.

Birmingham Street Art Fair Benefits Common Ground

BIRMINGHAM - Common Ground is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping teens, young adults and families move from crisis to hope, but help from the community is needed to bolster the organization's underfunded programs. READ MORE.

Take Action: Michigan Civil Rights Commission Meeting

It's critical that pro-equality Michiganders make their voices heard by showing up at the Michigan Civil Rights Commission's meeting on Sept. 18. READ MORE.

Saugatuck Fall Get Away

Saugatuck itself which is an art colony full of shops and restaurants has a long history of being LGBT friendly. READ MORE.

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Animal Shelters Seek Help in Hurricane Aftermath

Michigan rescue groups make room for dogs and cats displaced by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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