Category: Michigan

News from the Michigan bear, leather and kink communities.

Jackson to have its first Pride festival

JACKSON, Mich. — The Jackson City Council has unanimously approved the Michigan city’s first ever Pride festival. MLive reported that the council approved the festival at its June 13 meeting. The event will include a parade, vendors, bands and business involvement, the news site reported. It will be at CP Federal City Square on Aug.…

Survey on aging for Michigan LGBTQ community

GRAND RAPIDS — Do you have members that are ages 50+ and identify as LGBTQ? Do they live in Western Michigan, Saginaw/Bay City/the Thumb, or the Upper Peninsula? Grand Rapids Pride Center and our partners’ at SAGE, Perceptions, UP Rainbow Pride, the ACLU of Michigan, and the Area Agencies on Aging in these regions want…

Metro Detroit Sexytime Parties Munch, June 21

DETROIT — Are you into group sex, sex parties, or swinger parties? Curious about those things and want to learn more? Want to find a great group of people to socialize with? Looking for an event that doesn’t simply just say it is “sex positive,” but truly appreciates and encourages sex at our parties? Metro…

Oakland County Munch, June 16

TROY, Mich. —  EVERYONE WELCOME! Oakland County Munch Like a Meet ‘n Greet – ALWAYS a great time! You can find us in one of the party areas or ask the hostess for the “Oakland County Group.” There’s plenty of tables/chairs and mingling about space. Come out, have a fun evening and meet a great group of…

Downriver Club Munch, June 15

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. — The public munch is from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Noodle House in Lincoln Park, MI located at 4232 Fort St. The phone number is (313) 382-1688 for further restaurant information. The restaurant is located on Fort Street, just south of Goddard, right next door to Macaffrey’s. As a reminder, we do…

SINergy IV, July 27-31

LANSING — There are not many gatherings anymore that do not have a contest as a core element so events like SINergy are a welcome relief to those people who may be burned out on them. SINergy is a weekend event happening the last weekend in July in Lansing, Mich. The main focus of SINergy…

BOE: Talking to be Heard, May 30

DETROIT — This Weeks Class is: Talking to be Heard: Communication for Problem Solving in Relationships with KiltGrrl and Traeonna Learn to improve the quality of personal relationships one interaction at a time. Explore communication in conflict situations and learn techniques to assess your message so it can be offered in ways that are non-combative…