Ypsi Pride started in 2017 and was a resounding success!
There are also some additions from Carmen Phillips, our Associate Editor, who lives outside of Detroit!
A lot of the queers I’ve met have lived here for 10 years or more, and it’s easy to see why. Sierra: I moved to Ann Arbor in 2008 as a bright eyed, very closeted 17-year-old.
I grew up in a small and conservative town in southwest Michigan before coming to Ann Arbor for college.
Michigan just elected its first lesbian Attorney General, Dana Nessel, so some of this might soon be changing for even better.
At the time of writing, LGBT activists are fighting and asking for clarification in existing state civil rights legislation — because in May 2018 The Michigan Civil Rights Commission determined LGBT discrimination Well, as is “Queer Girl City Guide” tradition, this guide was initially compiled by Emily and Sierra, two Autostraddle community members.