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Established in 1995, PSMG produces the award winning weekly LGBT print publication, Between The Lines and the Michigan Pride Source Yellow Pages.

Redrawn Election Maps May Impact Queer Vote, #HateWontWin Lobby Day, First Downriver Pride Announced and More

LGBTQ+ Michiganders Urged to Voice Opinion on New Proposed District MapsIn what has become a years-long process, the citizens commission established during the 2018 election to redraw Michigan’s election district maps is once again holding [...]

Affirmations Reports Budget Shortfall (But All Is Well), Michigan Reps Working to Improve Name, Gender Marker Changes and More

At the Jan. 24 virtual annual meeting of Affirmations attendees learned the non-profit is in the red on its latest profit and loss statement — but fear not.

Queer Icon John Waters, Self-Proclaimed ‘Filth Elder,’ Receives Much-Deserved Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

John Waters, pioneering DIY filmmaker, author, fashion icon and self-proclaimed “filth elder," was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday. “The Hollywood Walk of Fame, you’re the best, and I hope the most [...]

July 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul BensonHi Doc, Whenever I look at my lab results on the portal, there always is a lot of “red” in the results and the provider never goes over them. Should I be concerned? Last time it said I have 1+ [...]

June 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

I’m a 74-year-old male.  I have a healthy sex drive and have multiple partners.  I have difficulty maintaining erections and cannot have sex unless I use Viagra.  On multiple occasions I have passed out after ejaculation.  [...]

May 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

AB: Hi Doctor. At our last visit, you recommended I start a statin medication to prevent cardiovascular disease, but when I researched the medication you gave me, there is so much negative information on the internet. Is there a better option? Hi AB. [...]

Your 2023 Michigan LGBTQ+ Pride Calendar

Pride Season is in full bloom for 2023, and you’ll find all the important details right here. From small-town Prides in unexpected places to the big mainstay events happening in June and beyond, there’s something for every Michigan [...]

April 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

Hi Doctor, I am newly single and want to get all possible sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing, including testing for herpes today. I want to show my future partners that I am clean. – SLHi SL! There is a lot to unpack here. First, we [...]

March 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

I’m a 40 year old male living with HIV since 2002.  I have been doing very well with that and taking my medications daily.  I also have hypertension and diabetes.  As I am getting older I am having more and more difficulty with [...]

Gallup Poll: U.S. LGBTQ Adult Population Steady at 7.2 Percent

This article originally appeared in the Washington Blade.The results of a national survey conducted by Gallup polling based on aggregated polling data from 2022 telephone surveys shows U.S. adults’ identification as lesbian, gay, bisexual, [...]

January 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

I am a transgender male.  I want to get a bilateral mastectomy and go to a physician out of state that my friend went to and was very happy with.  I went to my primary care doctor asking for a referral who told me that they would not refer [...]

December 2022 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

Hi Doctor. My adolescent child just told me that they are trans. I am unsure how to react. What do I do? I am so glad that you are being thoughtful about your reactions as this is an important time in your child’s life. This first and most [...]