Gabriela Santiago-Romero on Detroit City Council Win: ‘I’m Still Processing My Emotions and Feeling Overwhelmed With Joy and Pride’

By |2021-11-03T19:36:39-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Detroit, Election, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

Gabriela Santiago-Romero, a first-generation Mexican American from southwest Detroit, became the first Latinx out LGBTQ+ woman elected to the Detroit City Council Tuesday. The win comes after Santiago-Romero spoke to Pride Source about her run. [...]

Lesbian House Candidate Renee Richer Wants to Be Michigan’s ‘Voice of Science in Policy’

By |2020-02-20T10:33:24-05:00February 19th, 2020|Election, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

Renee Richer's ties to Michigan's Upper Peninsula run deep. So deep in fact that The Farmhouse, the building that today serves as Richer's Gladstone-based bed-and-breakfast of the same name, has been in her family for more than a century. With connections to her community that run five generations strong, it makes sense that Richer would feel a sense of obligation to give back to her Upper Peninsula roots. In fact, she said that much of her interest in running for Michigan's 108th House district stems from conversations with travelers right at The Farmhouse's kitchen table.

Dana Nessel Joined by Dr. Abdul El-Sayed at Dearborn Town Hall

By |2018-10-18T10:18:40-04:00October 17th, 2018|Election, Election 2018, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

Candidate for Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel fielded questions on what she’ll do to fight hate crimes, tackle the opioid epidemic and safeguard abortion rights during a town hall in Dearborn on Friday, Hosted inside the Henry Ford Centennial Library Auditorium, Nessel was joined by State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and former candidate for Governor Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, both of whom vouched for her candidacy.

City Council Hopeful Bill Ostash Talks Rebirth of Saginaw’s Downtown

By |2018-10-18T10:20:05-04:00October 17th, 2018|Election, Election 2018, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

Saginaw City Council hopeful Bill Ostash likens the city’s blueprint to a donut. At its core, Ostash said Saginaw is lacking in terms of its development. Building up the city’s urban core is essential to creating a strong, vibrant community, he believes, and a top priority for him if elected to the Saginaw City Council this November.