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FERNDALE - In a community conversation discussing the legal changes same-sex couples will face as a result of marriage equality, Miller Canfield highlighted how, compared to other states, Michigan is far behind in preparing for legal changes resulting from the U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Jennifer LaTosch and Lynn Sirich, attorneys and counselors at law, presented their seminar, "Marriage Equality: New Legalities," to a group of 30 people Sept. 16 at Affirmations. LaTosch and Sirich outlined how Michigan is dragging its feet when it comes to amending documents and policies for married, or soon to be married, same-sex couples.  More...

(via PrideSource)

Affirmations will host its Fall Fling 2015 this October as a celebration of Metro Detroit's LGBT community and its allies. More than 250 guests will enjoy the "creative, chic affair" held inside Affirmations' 17,000 square foot, state of the art Allan Gilmour and Eric Jirgens Community Center. The event will feature live entertainment, guided center tours, open bar, delicious hors d'oeuvres and decadent desserts. One of Affirmations' signature fundraising events, dollars raised from Fall Fling 2015 will support implementation of Affirmations' life-transforming programs and services. Individual tickets are $75 per ticket.

Fall Fling 2015 begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10.

For more information, contact Charlotte Myers at cmyers@goaffirmations.org or 248-398-7105. Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/1EzqYWR.

(via PrideSource)

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One of the leading finacial services providers in the country helps bring career development skills to 15 underserved youth with generous support of the Affirmations Youth Workforce Development Program.
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