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Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Michigan Governor Signs Controversial Religious Freedom Adoption Law | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed a law Thursday that will allow faith-based adoption agencies to cite religious beliefs as reason to not serve pot...

Michigan Bill Aims To Wipe Out Local LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

The Michigan House of Representatives is considering a bill that would bar local governments from enacting worker protections that are stronger than s...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Michigan GOP Leaders Could Support Expanding LGBT Rights | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Detroit

More than half of Michigan residents support gay marriage, according to a recent poll, despite the statewide ban prohibiting it. Just as worrisome for...

Challenge To State's Gay Marriage Ban Moves Forward

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Detroit

By Joseph Lichterman DETROIT, July 10 (Reuters) - A challenge to Michigan's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage brought by a subur...

30 Days Of Holiday LGBT Giving: Affirmations LGBT Community Center In Detroit

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

Look Back Moving Forward

Tommy Allen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tommy Allen

While Holland protects the civil rights of tall people and overweight people and Christians, people like myself are left in harm's way.

David Sands

New Bill Says Counseling Students Can Deny Gay Clients | 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...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

A Midwestern Kind Of Movement Serves Detroit's LGBT African Americans | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Detroit

After years spent dedicating his spare time to educate and advocate for LGBT African Americans, Curtis Lipscomb is feeling rejuvenated and ready for t...

Simone Landon

Could Michigan Be Next? LGBT Advocates React To Prop 8 Decision | Simone Landon | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit

Activists fighting for LGBT rights in Michigan are encouraged by the news that a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found a California law...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lesbian Couple Challenges Discriminatory Adoption Laws | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit

Two mothers filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday morning designed to protect their three children and many others in Michigan. Detroit-area lesbian ...

Against All Logic: What LGBT and Allies Do Now

Emily Dievendorf | Posted 03.04.2012 | Detroit
Emily Dievendorf

When I received word that Gov. Snyder signed the ban on health care coverage for domestic partners I choked. At this point, it is impossible not to recognize the terrible insults that the LGBT community faces in Michigan.

Michigan High School Student Defends LGBT Rights Throughout Entire State

Birmingham Patch | Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact

Birmingham Groves High School junior Rachael Stein is no ordinary 16-year-old. Like many Birmingham high school students, Stein juggles classes lik...