Trans activist Donna Rose to visit Michigan

By |2018-01-23T01:19:24-05:00October 27th, 2005|Uncategorized|

FERNDALE – Transgender author and activist Donna Rose will make two appearances in Ferndale in November. Rose, the author of “Wrapped in Blue,” has worked with Human Rights Campaign on employment issues and maintains a website, http://www.donnarose.com, as a resource for transgender individuals.
On Thursday, Nov. 10 Rose will appear on a panel for a town hall-style meeting titled “Beyond TG101: Issues and Concerns Affecting the Lives of our TransGender Community.” The event is sponsored by HRC, ACLU and TransGender Michigan. The panel will address addressing day-to-day issues faced by the transgender community, legislative action and/or inaction and available resources. Rachel Crandall, MSW, executive director of TransGender Michigan, will facilitate.
The town hall will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit at 2441 Pinecrest. Ave. in Ferndale. For more information call 313-831-2999 or email [email protected].
On Friday, Nov. 11 there will be a meet and greet with Donna Rose. Rose will speak about her book and work for the transgender community in an event honoring Rachel Crandall. Stefanie Loveless will perform. The Meet and Greet will take place at Just 4 Us Bookstore, 211 West Nine Mile Rd. in Ferndale, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 313-831-2999 or email [email protected].

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