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Michigan 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.

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Ruth Ellis Center to Help LGBTQ Youth

LGBTQ youth at the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park will have the opportunity to grow food in an urban community setting and learn more about sustainable gardening as a result of a new partnership between the agency and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services. READ MORE.

Media Report Looks at HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Black Men

The CDC estimates that if current rates continue, one in two African-American gay and bisexual men will be infected with the virus. READ MORE.

HRC Names Ingham Community Health Centers 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

The Ingham County Health Department's Community Health Centers recently participated in the 10th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and was named a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality." READ MORE.

Philosopher Talks Bakers, Freedom and the Law

Philosopher, author and lecturer John Corvino reflects on the last 25 years of his career traveling the U.S. to speak on homosexuality and morality. READ MORE.

Michigan Pride: An Outpouring of Love

Though there wasn't an actual rainbow in Lansing's ominous, cloud-filled skies last Saturday, Michigan Pride had many of its own. Not least of which from Ashton Chapin, who sported a rainbow flag cape, and all manner of colorful clothing as he attended pride last weekend among the 3,000 or so people who came out to participate in the festival. READ MORE.

Letter to Senate: 'Save the Lives of People with HIV'

More than 100 organizations nationwide signed a letter to the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. on June 12 to "save the lives of people with HIV." READ MORE.

Perceptions Announces Annual Pride Awards

Perceptions in Midland has announced their annual Pride awardees in advance of the organization's 9th annual LGBT Ally Pride Awards Banquet on June 27 which honors individuals and businesses who have worked to further equality in the Great Lakes Bay Region. READ MORE.

Ypsilanti Peer to Peer Program Keeps Youth Informed, Safe

Statistics have shown that youth ages 13-29 have the highest HIV infection rate in Washtenaw County. In response, a group of young people ages 13-16 in Ypsilanti started a peer mentoring program, Prevent Prevail, to offer an open exchange of ideas about sex, empowerment, drugs, and prevention for STDs and HIV. READ MORE.

The Ringwald Announces General Auditions

It's that time of year again when The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale searches for local talent to audition for their upcoming 20172018 season. Roles are available for the following shows: "The Rocky Horror Show," "Let the Right One In," "Merrily We Roll Along and Company." READ MORE.

Fabulous LGBTQ Wedding in Michigan? Tell Us About It

Did you and your significant other plan the wedding of your dreams? Tell us about it so we can share your LGBTQ marriage stories with the community. READ MORE.

Print Thrives in the Lesbian Community

It arrives in an inconspicuous, magazine-sized envelope on your front doorstep, and the word "lesbian" isn't anywhere on the packaging. This is deliberate. READ MORE.

Transgender Woman Launches Facebook Site 'Faces for Equality'

When Donald Trump won the presidency, Jamie Lynn Hemphill felt she had to do something. She wanted to put a face on transgender individuals with the hope of educating Trump about how his actions could adversely affect their lives. READ MORE.

Corporations Have Big Presence at Motor City Pride

The almost 90-degree weather didn't stop what turned out to be a record number of people from gathering last weekend for Motor City Pride at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit. READ MORE.

Old Rape Kits Lead to Justice for LGBTQ Victims

Two rape victims will get justice more than five years after crimes against them were committed. READ MORE.

ACLU Honors Katz and Dichtelmiller, Renames LGBT Project

More than 75 LGBT supporters gathered June 8 for a reception and ceremony to rename the LGBT Project of the ACLU after Nancy Katz and Margo Dichtelmiller. READ MORE.

LGBTQ Elders and Young People Work to Close the Generation Gap

A SAGE Metro Detroit community building event was held on May 18 in Detroit to coincide with a national movement to strengthen and unify the LGBTQ community across multiple generations. READ MORE.

Great Weather, Highest Attendance Yet Lead to 'Best' Ferndale Pride

Based on the amount of positive messages Julia Music, event chair, has received via email, text and in conversation, she said this was "the best Ferndale Pride by far. People are very happy." READ MORE.

Polling Shows Strong Support for ELCRA Amendment

A statewide survey was conducted by EPIC-MRA among active and likely November 2018 general election voters. READ MORE.

Planned Parenthood Receives Donation from Local Marathon Runner

Sam Kremke knew that he wanted to run his first marathon this year, but he couldn't have anticipated the incredible results - both of his race and of the charitable donation campaign he launched alongside his training. On May 13, Kremke completed the Addison Oaks Challenge marathon. READ MORE.

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