Ethics and Religion Talk: What is God?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-02-2020 under OPINION

The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, responds: “From a Unitarian Universalist perspective there would be many answers to this question. Each...

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$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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Ethics and Religion Talk: Why is God gendered?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 06-04-2018 under OPINION

Father Michael Nasser, who writes from an Eastern Christian perspective and is Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church, responds: “While many religions assign gender to transcendent divinity, Christianity is unique in that we refer to...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Madison May

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Madison Nicole May is a printmaker and interdisciplinary artist who graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design in 2016. In the spring of 2017, May opened Bend Gallery on the Avenue for the Arts specializing in affordable gallery space for...

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Letter-writing effort to support local incarcerated woman, educate community

by (Briana)

Submitted 11-02-2017 under OPINION

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 and Monday, November 6, 2017 from 4 p.m.- 10 p.m., people will gather at Lantern Coffee Shop and Bar to write letters for Desirae Glatfelter. Glatfelter is a 29-year-old Black woman survivor of domestic violence. She is...

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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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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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Bingeing on sweet art at "Hard Femme"

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 08-19-2013 under OPINION

A show involving over 15 local, national and international artists, with approximately 90 pieces of mainly two-dimensional work is very ambitious, and inherently unwieldy. I wonder if we're getting used to viewing large amounts of often...

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Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A new study examining gender representation in 67 major films from the past year has just been released by Grand Rapids Institute for Information...

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