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Get your tickets for Jim Toy’s Birthday Bash!

Help us celebrate Jim Toy’s birthday on April 25, 2014 at Arbor Brewing Microbrewery (formerly Corner Brewery), 720 Norris Street, Ypsilanti, MI at 7:30 PM. Join us for cupcakes, conversation, raffles, door prizes, entertainment and more! Cash bar available (beer/wine … Continue reading

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March 22, 2014: Retrospective and photo gallery

Kim Borger and Audrey Wojtkowiak have posted a retrospective, complete with many photographs, of the day of marriage equality in Michigan, when hundreds of same-sex couples were able to marry in Washtenaw, Oakland, Ingham, and Muskegon counties. Check it out … Continue reading

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SafeHouse Center’s LGBTIQ Speak Out Event

The team at SafeHouse is planning a Speak Out focused on providing domestic violence survivors within the LGBTIQ community an opportunity to share their experiences and receive support from the community. The Speak Out will focus on survivors’ experiences with sexual violence, dating … Continue reading

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The Washtenaw County Clerk will be issuing Michigan marriage licenses tomorrow, Saturday, March 22, from 9 AM to 1 PM. More information here.

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LGBT Programming at the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival

Out Night Wednesday March 26, 9:30 PM Michigan Theater Main Auditorium The 13th edition of Out Night at the Ann Arbor Film Festival includes short  animated, narrative and documentary films from Morocco, Turkey, Canada and  the US including the most … Continue reading

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Buy Tickets now! Equality Cabaret!

The Jim Toy Community Center is proud to present the Equality Cabaret to make marriage equality a reality in Michigan.  We need to raise critically needed funds for the DeBoer-Rowse Family to legally co-adopt their three children.  A benefit for the Michigan … Continue reading

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Please donate to promote Marriage Equality!

To learn more about the family and the case, please visit: To donate directly, visit: Help the DeBoer-Rowse Family: Hazel Park lesbian couple April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse are suing the state of Michigan for the right to legally wed … Continue reading

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Choral Benefit for the Jim Toy Community Center

The Seventeenth Annual Evening of Sacred Song will take place Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7:00p.m. at Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor, 2275 Platt Road. The requested donation is $20.00 per ticket. Presale ticket price is $15.00. No one will … Continue reading

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October 23: The End of DOMA (Presentation)

The correct date for this event is October 23; an earlier edition of this article incorrectly stated the date as August 23. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in United States v. Windsor has far-reaching implications on marriage, taxation, estate planning, … Continue reading

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New focus group on tobacco messaging and the LGBTQ community

Have experience with tobacco? Identify as an LGBTQ ? Jim Toy Community Center is conducting two focus groups to learn about tobacco use and effective quit tobacco messages in the LGBTQ community . This is a Michigan Department of Community … Continue reading

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