$11,000 Awarded to Local Trans Students

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

For the 2019-2020 cycle, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is thrilled to award a total of $11,000 to six local college students. In the past four years since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over $30,000 in...

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$9000 Awarded to Local Trans Students

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

For the 2018-2019 cycle, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is pleased to award a total of $9000 to five local college students. This is the Foundation's third year awarding scholarships.  GRTF's Academic...

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$7000 in Scholarships for Trans Students

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is pleased to award a total of $7000 to four local college students. This is the Foundation's second year awarding scholarships.  GRTF's Academic Scholarship program invests in trans...

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Grand Rapids Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ month with series of events, festival

by (Grand Rapids Pr...)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Happy LGBTQ Pride Month! Grand Rapids Pride Center is hosting pride celebration events all month long leading up to Grand Rapids Pride Festival, June 17, 2017 at Calder Plaza. This year GR Pride Fest is proud to welcome headliner, Billy Gilman,...

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Safe and Supported program offers free therapy for LGBTQ youth

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Pride Center, in their partnership with Arbor Circle, is now offering free therapy and counseling services for LGBTQ youth.  While the Pride Center has offered support services for several years, the Safe and Supported program...

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Trans Day of Visibility enters ninth year of observance

by (finnmarcks)

Submitted 03-28-2017 under OPINION

As March 31st fast approaches, International Transgender Day of Visibility will be celebrating its ninth year of observance.   TDoV is an annual holiday celebrated around the globe, dedicated to celebrating the successes and accomplishments of...

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Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards first scholarship

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

On behalf of its Board of Directors, the Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is pleased to award its first $2,500 scholarship to local college student Aaminah Shakur.  The GRTF scholarship program invests in transgender individuals in Grand...

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Transgender: Defined and Updated

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Join Reverend Dr. Julie Nemecek as she discusses what transgender is, the scientific research on the causes of transgender, the medical consensus on treatment for transgender people, and recent legal efforts on transgender civil rights, including...

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Parade begins West Michigan's annual Pride festival

by (Scott Trumbo)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On June 14, downtown Grand Rapids celebrated the 26th annual West Michigan Pride. This event highlights the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in the West Michigan area. With thousands of visitors waiting at the entrance gates,...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Gathering of Hope

by (transgendercollab)

Submitted 11-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday November 20, 2011, The Transgender Education Collaboration, in partnership with Plymouth United Church of Christ, held its first annual Transgender Day of Remembrance service. Over 100 individuals from throughout West Michigan participated...

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