Equality Michigan Applauds Statement by Attorney General Holder Recognizing Michigan Marriages

DETROIT - Earlier today, US Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement in which he confirmed that the federal government would recognize the over 300 marriages performed in Michigan on Saturday. The marriages were performed following Judge Friedman's ruling that Michigan's ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional, and before an appeals court issued a stay … Continue reading Equality Michigan Applauds Statement by Attorney General Holder Recognizing Michigan Marriages

Join Affirmations Faith Alliance in Detroit March 7th and 8th to Make our Presence Known

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

HOPE Fund grants LGBT Older Adult Coalition $50,000 for unique collaborative project with Area Agencies on Aging throughout the Metro Detroit Region

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

Gov. Rick Snyder ‘open’ to talks on adding gay, lesbian protections to anti-discrimination law

LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, responding last week to anti-gay comments made by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema, called the remarks "discriminatory" and suggested they had no place in any political party. Gay-rights advocates were quick to point out that Michigan law does not currently protect gays and lesbians from workplace or housing … Continue reading Gov. Rick Snyder ‘open’ to talks on adding gay, lesbian protections to anti-discrimination law