Salus Center UCC Worship Nov. 6

By | 2018-10-31T15:00:52+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

The United Church of Christ and the Lansing-based Salus Center have joined together to provide an LGBTQ-friendly, multi-faith worship event every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. "If you've never participated before, this is [...]

9th Annual Lansing Zombie Walk

By | 2018-10-03T14:12:36+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Gore and ghouls will abound on Saturday, Oct. 13 as an undead horde of zombies will traverse the path from the Lansing Center to the Michigan State Capitol. The event is presented by Capital Area District Libraries and all ages of undead participants are encouraged and invited to make the free trip while dressed in their spookiest zombie style.

Providers Must Enroll in Michigan Medicaid Program

By | 2018-09-05T11:49:00+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Health care providers that serve Medicaid beneficiaries are facing an upcoming enrollment deadline that is necessary for them to continue to receive payments from Medicaid. While the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has revised the timeline to give providers more time to enroll, the department is urging providers to complete the screening and enrollment process as soon as possible.

Over the Ledge Theatre Shows ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ Through Sept. 16

By | 2018-09-05T11:48:28+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Entertainment, Lansing, Neighborhoods, Theater|

Over the Ledge Theatre is now featuring the play 'Dancing at Lughnasa' through Sept. 16. Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for best play, it was praised by the New York Times as being a "ravishing memory play" that "carries its characters and audience aloft." The story is said to be loosely based on the life of its writer, Brian Friel, and begins in Ireland's County Donegal in 1936.

Uptick in Canine Influenza Cases

By | 2018-08-08T14:42:48+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

LANSING — Since July 13 of this year, there have been 49 confirmed cases of canine influenza reported. The cases have occurred in Huron, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Ottawa and Wayne counties. In all of 2017, there were nine reported cases of canine influenza.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan Endorse Dana Nessel for Michigan Attorney General

By | 2018-05-16T13:34:16+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Lansing, Mich. — Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (PPAM) today announced its endorsement of Dana Nessel for Michigan Attorney General. Nessel, a noted civil rights attorney and former Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor, has worked "tirelessly to protect "the people who need it most over her 25-year legal career," said PPAM.

Over 300 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2017

By | 2018-05-16T13:33:05+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging Michigan residents to protect themselves from ticks as the warm weather approaches. Tick-borne diseases, particularly Lyme disease, are expanding across the state.

Sex in the Dark MSU LGBT Resource Center

By | 2018-02-21T16:42:19+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

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.

It’s Christmaspalooza in Lansing

By | 2017-11-30T09:00:00+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

BY BTL STAFF photo: S2_CC_LanSINGOutChorus_2548.jpg The LanSINGout Gay Men's Chorus presents Christmaspalooza Dec. 2-3 at the First Presbyterian Church, 510 W. Ottawa St. in Lansing. Tickets for the Saturday show at 7:30 p.m. and the [...]

LAHR Announces Updated Website

By | 2017-08-10T09:00:00+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

LAHR with Ana Wolken, Michael Jon Carlson, Angelica Dee, Erica Spitzfaden, Lydia Weiss, Zoe Steinfield, Jen Anderson, Emily Dievendorf and Olivia Brenner at REO Town. Not pictured: Ben Schroff and Kiana Elkins. The Lansing [...]

Wharton offers

By | 2017-05-18T09:00:00+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

BY ENCORE STAFF Judy Kuhn, Oscar Williams, Zell Steele Morrow, Sydney Lucas, and Michael Cerveris in Fun Home. Courtesy photo The 2015 Tony Award winning Best Musical Fun Home, with book and lyrics by [...]

Lansing Resources

By | 2017-03-23T09:00:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Campus Michigan State University LGBT Resource Center 302 Student Services Building East Lansing, Mic 48824-1113 Main Number 517-353-9520 Political Organizations Lansing Association for Human Rights (LAHR) P.O. Box 6565 E. Lansing, MI 48826 http://www.lahronline.org Professional [...]

Stand with Gavin Rally in Lansing

By | 2017-03-23T09:00:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

The Trump administration made a callous and cruel decision to rescind federal guidance on the rights of transgender students at school and underscores the pressing need for comprehensive nondiscrimination protection at the local, state, and [...]