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Michigan Harmful Voter ID Bill Clears House Committee

A harmful voter ID bill, HB 6066, cleared the Michigan House Elections Committee on a 5-3 party-line vote Dec. 1. READ MORE.

Trumping HIV

Despite extraordinary achievements in addressing the 35-year-old HIV crisis in the United States, the future of billions of dollars in federal support funds for people living with and at risk for the virus could be in jeopardy when a Republican Congress and president are sworn-in this January. READ MORE.

Ferndale Pride Donates $11,000 to Local Charities

Ferndale's annual celebration of love and diversity for the LGBTQ community - Ferndale Pride - is not just an event that brings people together. It's an event that raises money for local charities. And this year $11,000 was given to groups that make a difference in the community. READ MORE.

Save the Date: EQMI 2016 Fall Reception

DETROIT -There are so many amazing people in the community to celebrate: allies, activists, change agents, and the next generation of leaders. On Dec. 2 Equality Michigan will be honoring them all and celebrating the wide diversity of the full LGBTQ movement during their 2016 Fall Reception - A Political Mixer. READ MORE.

Lansing Sends Message to Vulnerable Communities in Wake of Election

In response to recent incidents of hate speech, bullying and violence related to the presidential election, various leaders in the Lansing area came together to create the Lansing Takes Action movement. READ MORE.

World AIDS Day Detroit Revitalizes Awareness

Launched by Phillip Kucab in 2011, WADD -- acknowledged on Dec. 1 -- is a grassroots campaign to provide a day of reflection, awareness and education. READ MORE.

Participate In LGBT and Caregiving Survey

In an effort to better understand caregiving with LGBT older adults, members of the community are invited to participate in the LGBT and Caregiving Survey. READ MORE.

Affirmations Community Conversation Inspires Action

During the community conversation at Affirmations in Ferndale on Nov. 14, the one question people in attendance kept asking is "What do we do now?" READ MORE.

OU Ranks as One of Michigan's Top LGBTQ-inclusive Campuses

The Campus Pride Index recently ranked Oakland University in Rochester Hills as one of the top LGBTQ-friendly campuses in the state of Michigan. READ MORE.

Obituary: David Walter Adamany (Sept. 23, 1936-Nov. 10, 2016)

Former Wayne State University President David Adamany died Nov. 10 following a brief illness. He was 80 years old. READ MORE.

'Fun Home' Star Discusses 'Important Piece of Theater'

During this interview with Kate Shindle, she shared the breaking news that off Broadway theaters had just agreed to higher salaries for actors and stage managers - while also getting comfortable in "Fun Home." READ MORE.

Local Leaders Offer the LGBT Community Post-Election Hope

More than 50 members of the community gathered on Nov. 10 at Soho in Ferndale for a post-election debrief to discuss the challenges, internal struggles and external division among the population. READ MORE.

Election 2016: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The impacts of the 2016 election on the local, state and national level are going to be felt for a long time. The results are going to cause both parties to shift -- but in uniquely different ways. READ MORE.

Ingham County Seeks Assistance in Murder of Man who Sought Sex with Other Men

Officials from the Ingham County Sheriff's Department are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect in their investigation into the murder last month of 69-year-old David Fluke. Authorities are seeking an individual who may present as either masculine or feminine. They've released a composite sketch of the suspect, whom they describe as being white, in their 20s and between five foot eight inches and six foot tall. Officials said when the suspect presents as masculine, the suspect has short blond hair. When presenting as a feminine, the suspect wears a blond, shoulder length wig. They say the suspect drives a black Pontiac car. READ MORE.

First Transgender Interaction Policy Created in Michigan

A new Transgender Interaction Policy requires employees in the Wayne County prosecutor's office to treat transgender, intersex and gender-nonconforming individuals in a manner appropriate to the individual's gender identity, which may be different from the sex the individual was assigned at birth or listed on official identification documents. READ MORE.

Outfront: Lesbian Officer Builds Community Bridges in Detroit

Detroit Police Department Officer and LGBT Liaison Dani Woods has gained national attention for her efforts to defend and protect the LGBT community, which she says "had been ignored and ostracized for so long, and now they have a shoulder and an ear and someone they can talk to [about] their concerns." READ MORE.

Michigan Looks to Modernize HIV Law

A movement to reform Michigan's HIV-specific law is gaining momentum in the state House. READ MORE.

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