In celebration of Women's History Month, SAGE Metro Detroit shares stories from older adult women in metro Detroit's LGBT community. Ruth Ellis lived in Detroit from 1938 until her death in 2000. She opened her home to the community on the weekends as a safe space from the 1940s through the 1960s, a time when … Continue reading Remembering Ruth Ellis
On Saturday, March 8th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Affirmations, along with Advantage Health Centers, MichUHCAN, and Jamison & Green Associates present an Obamacare Education and Enrollment Event. This event will be part of a larger effort to encourage the LGBT community to get Out2Enroll. Health care reform through Obamacare ensures equal access to health care coverage for … Continue reading Health reform is finally here! You have a right to equal access to health care. Get covered today!
Join the Faith Alliance in having a presence at Sacred Heart Major Seminary on both Friday and Saturday March 7th and 8th. (Sacred Heart is located on Chicago Blvd and Linwood in Detroit) The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit Family Life Ministry is sponsoring a 2-day workshop presentation to promote the "COURAGE/ENCOURAGE" Apostolate in our region. Their founder was the late Fr. John Harvey … Continue reading Join Affirmations Faith Alliance in Detroit March 7th and 8th to Make our Presence Known
The LGBT Older Adult Coalition is pleased to announce that the HOPE Fund has awarded $50,000 to the coalition for 2014. A significant portion of the grant will provide support for a cutting-edge collaborative formed between the LGBT Older Adult Coalition and all three Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) serving the Metro Detroit Region. AAA's … Continue reading HOPE Fund grants LGBT Older Adult Coalition $50,000 for unique collaborative project with Area Agencies on Aging throughout the Metro Detroit Region
One of the highlights of my days working at Wayne State University where I work securing grant funding and go to on-campus classes in Midtown, Detroit has been the gradual process of befriending Charles Alexander, longtime BTL columnist. (We actually first met when I worked seven years ago for the Affirmations LGBT Center.) They've certainly … Continue reading Age Has Its Advice (And Advantages)