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Equal Employment in Michigan: The Time Is Now

Brian Stone | Posted 11.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Stone

The average LGBT person in Michigan is sick and tired of waiting for the legislature to do something. Unlike the folks working at Equality Michigan, not all of us have the luxury of waiting years and years for a solution, because many of us are in hostile workplaces right now.

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner': Lesbian Trans Exclusion Gets Noticed

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Our community's problem isn't with MichFest. If it became trans-inclusive tomorrow, the underlying problem would remain. It isn't even with the antifeminist nature of the trans-exclusionary radical feminists; if they quieted down tomorrow, the underlying problem would remain. The problem is the iceberg below, which no one wants to recognize.

David Sands

New Bill Says Counseling Students Can Deny Gay Clients

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 06.15.2012 | Detroit

Julea Ward was dismissed from a counseling program at Eastern Michigan University in 2009 after she refused to counsel a gay student based on her Chri...

Would A 'Tough Nerd' Ban Domestic Partner Benefits?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.02.2012 | Detroit

The Equality Michigan Pride political action committee launched a campaign this week calling on Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to live up to his "one tough...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LGBT Activists To Governor: 'Gay Families Matter'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit

LGBT Michiganders and their allies from across the state will rally in Lansing on the Capitol steps at noon Wednesday, ahead of Gov. Rick Snyder's "St...

Are Michigan Gay Men Being Unfairly Targeted In Police Stings?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Michigan's approach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues has been the subject of national headlines as of late -- from a controvers...

Simone Landon

Michigan Legislature Moves To Ban Domestic Partner Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 12.08.2011 | Detroit

UPDATE 2:55 p.m. -- Michigan's House approved the revised H.B. 4770, but said the Senate amendment exempting public colleges and universities from the...

Michigan's Anti-Bullying Law Exemption Dropped By Senator

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Michigan-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups say they are relieved after an area senator agreed to drop a controversia...