Pride Source Staff

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

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

From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul BensonI thought I had hemorrhoids for the last few years. A friend saw these and said they are warts and can turn into cancer. Is that true? Is there anything to do to treat these? Is there anything available to [...]

Should You Get the Monkeypox Vaccine? Yes — But Give It Time to Take Hold

By Dr. N. Adam Brown, Washington BladeA review of academic literature published in the “Journal of Internet Medical Research” last year determined, when it comes to information about health topics, social media is not the place to turn. [...]

Detroit Police Speak Out After Trans Woman Found Shot and Killed on City's East Side

In another horrific attack affecting the LGBTQ+ community, a transgender woman was shot and killed in Detroit on Monday evening. Her body was found on the city’s east side, in the 13800 block of Fenkell, at around 10:30 p.m..According to Fox 2 [...]

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

From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul BensonI’m a transgender female on Estradiol. My new cis-gender male partner is living with HIV. He is taking medication and has an undetectable viral load. I would like to protect myself the best I can from [...]

Monkeypox: History Must Not Repeat Itself

By Dr. N. Adam Brown, Washington BladeWhat’s that saying? Those who don’t understand history are doomed to repeat it?Once again, the United States is repeating mistakes made during the COVID-19 pandemic and the AIDS epidemic.It’s been two [...]

In Photos: Hotter Than July 2022

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This Gay-Owned Dispensary Is Raising Money For Sheltered Animals and LGBTQ+ Refugees Escaping State-Sponsored Violence 

Michigan’s first LGBTQ-owned and operated marijuana dispensary, Green Koi, is committed to the community. Based in Douglas/Saugatuck and right next door to The Dunes Resort, the dispensary’s founders are raising funds to support two [...]

Pride Source Wins First-Ever National Journalism Award for Excellence in Transgender Coverage 2022

Today, The Association of LGBTQ Journalists (NLGJA) announced that Pride Source has been awarded Excellence in Transgender Coverage 2022. This is the media company’s first-ever NLGJA award in its nearly 30 years as a publication.NLGJA [...]

United as Coworkers, United in LGBTQ+ Pride at United Wholesale Mortgage

Diversity a core focus at this large southeast Michigan companyMany LGBTQ+ workers seem to live double lives. Off the clock, they might feel comfortable to relax and express themselves freely, but once the workday begins, they seem to embody [...]

Financial Literacy Basics for LGBTQ+ Individuals

In Partnership With Jennifer Barrett, Comerica Bank LGBT Business Resource Group ChairNo matter how much you earn, financial literacy is an essential life skill. Financial issues impact all people, and members of the LGBTQ+ community face [...]

Photo Gallery: Motor City Pride 2022

Color and joy were on full display at Motor City Pride 2022 as an estimated 40,000 Pridegoers filled downtown Detroit streets and Hart Plaza to celebrate Michigan's largest Pride parade and festival. Photos by Jason A. Michael, Tih Penfil and Tom [...]

300 Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills Proposed By GOP Members So Far in 2022

By Zachary Jarrell for Washington BladeIn May 2021, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) officially announced the worst year for anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in recent history. At the time, state lawmakers had introduced over 250 bills – from anti-Trans [...]