Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center 195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone: 248-398-7105 Fax: 248-541-1943 Email: info@GoAffirmations.org Web: http://www.GoAffirmations.org Affirmations is home to nearly 150 groups every month! That's a lot of people [...]
FERNDALE - Using their Domestic Partner Registry as a foundation, Affirmations Lesbian & Gay Community Center worked to expand the offering of domestic partner benefits by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to companies with [...]
By Brent Dorian Carpenter It began with one more insult than I was prepared to bear. Hodo, a WHPR radio personality, read over the airwaves my article in the Michigan Citizen concerning Adodi, a black [...]
Photos by Danielle A night of fun with the gang.
Photos by Danielle Opening night of Reel Pride continued with a celebration of food and music at Jim Fresard's.
Hot House Music at the Red Apple Gallery, 227 Iron St off E. Jefferson and Mt. Elliot, held every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m., smoke free, $10 cover.
FERNDALE - Staff members and about 15 young ladies from Alternatives For Girls visited Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center on Jan. 15 to examine and learn from the center's library. Following a recent unexpected [...]
BURLINGTON, VT - Dean for America announced that Elizabeth Birch has joined the campaign as a senior advisor. Until recently Birch was executive director of the Human Rights Campaign and HRC Foundation, the nation's largest [...]
FERNDALE - Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, a statewide leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, has announced a new program starting in February: Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH)-sponsored HIV (antibody) testing and counseling. According to [...]
DETROIT - Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays announced the beginning of a new PFLAG Latino Detroit, with the support of Latino Family Services, PFLAG Detroit and La Comunida. The first meeting will [...]
NEW YORK - As officials from the Bush White House announce plans for an extensive initiative they say will "promote marriage," an attorney at the forefront of the movement for marriage equality for same-sex couples [...]
Action alert! LANSING - Senator Alan Cropsey's (R-DeWitt) Senate Joint Resolution E, which would put the issue of banning marriage equality on the Michigan ballot, may come up for a vote in the next few [...]
LANSING - The LGBT vote has a chance to have a huge impact in Michigan's Feb. 7 Democratic Party caucus, according to Mark Brewer, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party. "This caucus will be very [...]
He's black. He's openly gay. And he's helping to raise three white kids. "He's my angel," Ann Wilson said of local actor James Bowen, who earlier this year was recognized by the Detroit Free Press, [...]
WASHINGTON - HRC sharply criticized President Bush Jan. 16 for his recess appointment of Mississippi Judge Charles Pickering to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Pickering is one of only six judges that HRC [...]
DETROIT - The article was not unlike dozens of others Brent Dorian Carpenter had written. He turned in a recap of a retreat for gay men of color he'd attended to his editor at the [...]
By Sharon Gittleman DETROIT - Don't be surprised if the next time you tune in your favorite sitcom, you see gay people talking about their fight for justice on the screen. The Gill Foundation is [...]