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Michigan Protests Planned to Usher in Trump Era

As Donald Trump raises his right hand to swear the presidential oath of office on Friday, hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to his policy positions will be traveling to D.C. for planned protests the following day. READ MORE.

'Suited' Pushes the Fashion Boundaries of Gender ID

Fashion has no gender. To validate that, Oakland University's Women and Gender Studies program will spotlight the HBO documentary "Suited" at the 33rd annual film festival "Style Beyond the Binary, Transgender Visibility and Recognition" on Jan. 21 from 12-3 p.m. READ MORE.

Openly Gay Members of Congress Raise Serious Concerns About Betsy DeVos' Record on LGBT Equality

"It is unfathomable that the next Secretary of Education would oppose basic protections for LGBT students and roll back the progress we have made to ensure all students feel safe and supported in our schools," said Rep. Pocan. READ MORE.

Local Theaters Join in Solidarity for Ghostlight Project

In each time zone across the country on Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. members of the theater community will come together to launch The Ghostlight Project. READ MORE.

Detroit Native Announces Plans to Run for Detroit City Mayor

Detroit native, Myya D. Jones, has announced that she will be running for mayor of the city of Detroit in 2017. She wants to be a voice for women of color and millennials in the U.S. government sector. READ MORE.

Between The Lines Debuts New Wedding Expo Website

With a fresh look and a new intuitive design, MILGBTWedding.com is designed with same-sex couples and their allies in mind to make wedding planning accessible, easier and more fun. READ MORE.

Comedy Shows to Raise Funds for Local LGBT Community Center

TRAVERSE CITY - Traverse City comedy group Falling Down Stairs Productions will donate proceeds from its February, March and April shows to help the Polestar LGBT+ Community Center, which serves Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Kalkaska, and Antrim Counties, and beyond. READ MORE.

Thousands Gather at Michigan Rally to Tell Congress: 'Save Our Healthcare'

WARREN - This was more than a great turnout. The response to the "Save Our Healthcare" rally in Warren on Sunday was so overwhelming the event had to be moved to a larger venue than the one originally announced. READ MORE.

Watch Gov. Snyder's State of the State Address

Michigan's Democratic leaders called on Governor Rick Snyder to use his State of the State address on Jan. 17 to join them in taking on a rigged system that strengthens the hand of lobbyists and special interests in Lansing at the expense of Michigan families. READ MORE.

Thousands Gather at Michigan Rally to Tell Congress: 'Save Our Healthcare'

This was one of 70 rallies across the country Sunday -- and the first of many actions to come to protect and improve the Affordable Care Act. READ MORE.

Betsy DeVos: Stand with LGBTQ Students

Equality Michigan is asking for the community's help to call upon Betsy DeVos to clarify her position on LGBTQ issues, including the inhumane practice of so-called conversion therapy. READ MORE.

Gospel Singer Gay Bashes, Gets Dropped from 'The Ellen Show'

Kim Burrell and Pharrell "Happy" Williams were scheduled to perform the song "I See a Victory" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday, Jan. 5. But that was before video of Burrell recently preaching a blatantly anti-gay message surfaced on the web. READ MORE.

Women's March On Lansing

Speak up against hate and intolerance on Jan. 21 during the URL Women's March on Lansing https:www.marchonlansing.org, the sister event to the Women's March on Washington. READ MORE.

KGLRC Mentorship Program Provides Positive Role Models for LGBTQ Youth

As the executive director of the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center, Jay Maddock said he frequently hears from LGBTQ youth that "they don't have positive role models or they don't know adults who can relate to their experiences as an LGBTQ adolescent." READ MORE.

It Will be Raining Men (and Women) for a Great Cause Jan. 16

This year's Detroit Concert for a Cure - happening on Monday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at Ferndale's The Loving Touch - could also be called "Phantom, After Hours." READ MORE.

Former State Senator Buzz Thomas Joins EQMI Board

As the LGBT and allied communities of Michigan continue to build the path towards expanding statewide nondiscrimination laws, Equality Michigan and Equality Michigan Action Network announced Friday the addition of three new members to the board of directors who will strengthen that work. READ MORE.

Join LGBT Detroit for HTJ Community Meeting

LGBT Detroit announced it will open up the Hotter Than July planning process to the community on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. This year's HTJ theme is "I Am Because We Are." READ MORE.

Detroit Minister to Give Benediction at Trump Inauguration

When reality TV star Donald Trump is sworn in Jan. 20 as the nation's 45th president, a high-profile Detroit minister will share the dais with him. READ MORE.

Meet Kyle Taylor, Affirmations Development Coordinator

Kyle Taylor assists with fundraising opportunities, event planning, manages social media and keeps the Affirmations website up-to-date with relevant content, among other duties. READ MORE.

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