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Viewpoints Positive Thoughts: Good Morning Vietnam

My stepfather came back from Vietnam in the mid-'70s, a broken man with post-traumatic stress disorder and health complications that grow more dire the older he gets. His PTSD has lasted 40 years; he couldn't "just let it go" as some people have admonished. READ MORE.

This Year Pride Matters More Than Ever

The unspeakable tragedy in Orlando, in the midst of Pride Month, has shaken the LGBT community to the core. Pride Month is a celebration of who we are and how far we've come. How can we celebrate after 49 of our brothers and sisters were murdered in cold blood? How can we march with tears in our eyes and pain in our hearts? READ MORE.

Violence Is No Stranger To The LGBT Community

Not since June 24, 1973 when a madman fire-bombed the UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans has the LGBT community suffered such slaughter at the hands of hate. On that horrible day, 43 years ago, 32 of our own were burned to death. No one was ever charged or punished for that crime. Ever since, unfortunately, random violence has shadowed our journey to freedom. Over a dozen MCC churches have been burned to the ground. READ MORE.

Michigan LGBT Community Reacts to Orlando

Early yesterday morning, fifty LGBTQ Americans were brutally murdered for who they are and whom they love. Equality Michigan mourns the lives taken and extends our heartfelt condolences to the families of those slain in the deadliest anti-LGBTQ hate crime and worst mass shooting in our country's history. READ MORE.

1 US judge to hear 3 lawsuits over Mississippi LGBT law

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - One judge will hear all three challenges to a Mississippi law that will let clerks cite religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. READ MORE.

Viewpoint: Happy Pride Month

Happy Pride Month. I am a proud gay man. I hope you find Pride in your queer identity. Pride in our queer identity is important. READ MORE.

Special Section: World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day Event Calendar

Commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with these events in the Metro Detroit and Ann ArborYpsilanti areas.

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