Ferndale, MI is home to Transgender Michigan, an organization that provides advocacy to Transgender individuals. On November 19, 2010, the Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit will host a Transgender Day of Remembrance Service to honor those who lost their lives due to transgender violence issues. The Transgender Day of Remembrance Service will be held at the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of Detroit located at 2441 Pinecrest in Ferndale. Services begin at 6 p.m. and last until 9 p.m., with Rev. Mark Bidwell officiating. To better understand the mission of Transgender Michigan, here is their mission statement:
“Transgender individuals and significant others, families, friends, and allies (SOFFAs) face discrimination, violence,harassment, and inequality daily. To combat this, TransGender Michigan aims to remedy social injustices and create a better future for all.”
For more information, visit Transgender Michigan here. For more information on the memorial service, visit MCC Detroit here.