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Treasure: From Tragedy to TransJustice, Mapping A Detroit Story

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Friends of Detroit Film Theatre and the Ruth Ellis Center present Treasure: From Tragedy to TransJustice, Mapping A Detroit Story, a film by dream hampton. The program will include introductory information and an afterglow following the film. ‘Treasure’ is a feature documentary about 19 year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, […]

Ruth Ellis Center featured on BBC

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  Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center was recently featured in a story by the BBC. The non-profit organization provides many services to displaced LGBTQ youth, including housing. “A disproportionate number of homeless children are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, often forced to leave home after their families react angrily when they come out. “I left my […]