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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.

Democrats: Say I do

S/he Said "I think (the Democratic platform) should (include marriage equality), period, end of sentence," she said. "But it sort of goes to the conversation we just had about President Obama – he needs to evolve faster, he needs to know where his [...]

Spectrum Center to celebrate 40th anniversary

The Spectrum Center of the University of Michigan celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a weekend of commemorative events. Founded in 1971 by Radical Lesbians leader Cindy Gair and longtime LGBT rights activist Jim Toy, the center works to [...]

First openly gay bishop talks death threats, 9/11

Openly gay bishop and controversial figure Gene Robinson may be retiring in two years but his commitment to LGBT equality still shines bright. Bishop Robinson entered office in March 2004. He was consecrated as the ninth Bishop of New Hampshire, [...]

Second Transgender Health Fair returns to Affirmations

FERNDALE- The second annual Transgender Health Fair comes to Affirmations community center on Saturday, Sept. 17. At the fair, which is organized by Affirmations and Transgender Michigan, community organizations and guest speakers will provide [...]

Exhibit showcases local LGBT talent

DETROIT- There's more to David Wysocki than being a gay man. He loves wine, travel, sewing and interior decorating. He also installs roofs, works as a landscaper, and has been a graphic designer for 17 years. Wysocki is just one of the many [...]

Openly gay bishop to speak at University of Michigan Dearborn

DEARBORN- On Oct. 5, Gene Robinson, the first openly gay priest ordained in a major Christian denomination, will speak at the University of Michigan's Dearborn campus. Following the speech and discussion, the bishop will attend an evening [...]

Dave Garcia to lead Affirmations

FERNDALE- Affirmations community center has chosen a new exective director. Dave Garcia will take over the post as executive director on Aug. 15. Affirmations' community-based search committee, consisting of Metro Detroit area LGBT and allied [...]

VIDEO: Gutsy teens lobby lawmakers to pass anti-bullying law

LANSING- On Wednesday, students lobbied lawmakers to pass anti-bullying legislation that protects all students, including LGBTs. Michigan is one of only six states without any anti-bullying law. Before the teens met with their elected officials, [...]

Affirmations hires executive director

FERNDALE- Affirmations community center has chosen a new exective director. Dave Garcia will take over the post as executive director on Aug. 15. Affirmations' community-based search committee, consisting of Metro Detroit area LGBT and allied [...]

The history of Pride

1234567891011ÔÑÑÔÑÖ 1972 – The Michigan Gay Confederation organized Detroit's very first gay pride march. It was known as "Christopher Street Detroit '72," named after the location of the 1969 Stonewall Riots. 1974 – The first openly [...]

PFLAG Detroit celebrates 25th anniversary

The Detroit chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a national non-profit organization comprised of more than 200,000 members, celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend with a dinner catered by the Ukrainian Cultural [...]

Marriage support in New York

"Our nation's permanent mission is to form a 'more perfect union,' deepening the meaning of freedom, broadening the reach of opportunity, strengthening the bonds of community. That mission has inspired and empowered us to extend rights to people [...]