Nine years ago, founder of Transgender Michigan Rachel Crandall-Crocker took her advocacy a step further - she created the International Transgender Day of Visibility. The March 31 holiday has since been celebrated all across the [...]
A judge on the Panama Supreme Court who drafted a ruling against marriage rights for same-sex couples has withdrawn it. Justice Luis Ramón Fábrega last October in his draft ruling wrote the provisions of Panama’s [...]
New year, new cuts to HIV/AIDS programs. President Trump’s proposed $4.4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2019 is most prominently characterized by soaring deficits, but also calls for varying degrees of cuts to HIV/AIDS programs [...]
A Maryland gubernatorial candidate has chosen a lesbian business owner as his running mate. Democrat Alec Ross on Monday officially announced that Julie Verratti has joined his ticket. Verratti co-founded Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver [...]
UNIFIED – HIV Health & Beyond Targets Cisgender, Heterosexual Women in Ad, Receives Mixed Reviews The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS – Detroit Chapter hosted a National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day conference on Friday [...]
Rather than serving life in prison, 19-year-old Jujuan Williams has accepted a plea deal. Williams was one of two men accused of robbing and shooting a transgender woman in Detroit's Palmer Park neighborhood last November. Williams' agreement calls for a sentence of 10 to 30 years in prison, plus an additional two years.
As of 2011, the National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research found a large disparity in college and work readiness in the eyes of teachers and students. High school teachers estimated that just over 60 percent of their graduating seniors would be prepared for college-level coursework, and that about half would graduate.
February hasn't even ended, but anti-LGBTQ actions this month have prompted State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) to dub it "bad" for LGBTQ Michiganders. Moss is referring first to the appointment of Bishop Ira Combs Jr. of Jackson to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. The Commission has eight members appointed by the governor who investigate civil rights complaints and recommend new laws to him.
Over the last seven years, the Ultimate LGBT+ Wedding & Anniversary Expo has grown exponentially, allowing us to offer a one-stop shopping experience where you and your entire wedding party can walk along aisles and aisles of the area’s best wedding products and services in one convenient location.
If one looks back to their high school sex ed class, they probably can imagine an uncomfortable teacher demonstrating the application of a condom and condemning sexual activity as a near-criminal act. Although these courses did mention the potential danger in contracting STDs, HIV and AIDs, they likely promoted an abstinence-only outlook.
Usually, publicly taking the plunge into a new hobby can be daunting. Whatever the activity, if one is joining a group of already experienced people, the barrier to entry can feel huge.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — A night of jazz comes full circle onto the Pasant Theatre stage when the renowned Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe come to the Wharton Center on Saturday, Feb. 24.
The role of the Michigan Attorney General is a powerful, important position in the state. The office represents the people of Michigan in criminal and civil actions. They are supposed to be the hero that [...]
Six members of the South Carolina House of Representatives last week introduced a bill calling for redefining same-sex marriages in the state as “parody marriages” and prohibiting the state from recognizing such marriages. “‘Parody marriage’ [...]