Great Lakes Den Staff

Adam & Eve releases facts on abortion in the U.S.

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Adamandeve.com, a longtime adult novelty retailer, released statistics about abortion in the United States this week. The information provides data on everything from the number of abortions performed each year to parental consent and mandatory waiting laws. “Adam & Eve supports healthy sexuality between consenting adults,’” said Chad Davis, marketing director for adamandeve.com…

Feds say Lexington rainbow crosswalk a ‘hazard’

LEXINGTON — Local media reported Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration has told Lexington that their rainbow crosswalk is a legal liability. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: “While we recognize in good faith your crosswalk art was well-intended for your community, we request that you take the necessary steps to remove the non-compliant crosswalk as soon…

Transgender Day of Remembrance across the Midwest

CHICAGO — As the annual time to remember transgender members of the LGBTQ community that have been lost, communities across the region are planning events and vigils. Saturday, Nov. 18 Transgender Day of Remembrance Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 Saturday at 6 PM – 8 PM Join FORGE and…

Michigan civil rights commission tables action on LGBTQ discrimination again

DETROIT — Equality Michigan (EQMI) said late Monday afternoon that the Michigan Civil Rights Commission had again tabled its reconsideration of covering anti-LGBTQ discrimination after pressure from the state attorney general. From Equality Michigan’s Facebook page: Despite the overwhelming weight of authority indicating that they have the power to act on anti-LGBT discrimination, the Michigan…

Michigan civil rights commission reconsidering LGBTQ discrimination today

DETROIT – The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will meet this afternoon in Detroit to reconsider Equality Michigan’s (EQMI) request that the Commission take action on anti-LGBT discrimination. EQMI and thirty-seven other LGBT organizations petitioned the Commission to issue an interpretative statement concluding that the Elliott-Larsen Civil Right Act’s existing prohibition on sex discrimination encompasses discrimination…

Sexuality advocacy groups release statement on sexual addiction

BALTIMORE — A coalition of organizations dedicated to sexual health and advocacy have issued a statement in reaction to recent revelations of sexual harassment and violations, with some of the accused claiming they are sexual addicts. Their statement is below: Addiction to Sex and/or Pornography A Position Statement from the Center for Positive Sexuality (CPS),…