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Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

Trump hasn’t stumped in Michigan in 253 days, but VP promises...

President Donald Trump last campaigned in Michigan on March 28, when he triumphantly kicked off his 2020 campaign in Grand Rapids. That was 253...

Oakland County expands protections for LGBTQs 

A new non-discrimination policy in Oakland County, signed into law Tuesday, expands protections regarding gender identity and expression.  Oakland County Executive David Coulter, a Democrat,...

Kalamazoo schools updates sex ed curriculum to include consent

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education approved a new, more inclusive reproductive health curriculum at a school board meeting Thursday. The new curriculum, titled...

4 Michigan cities earn perfect scores for LGBTQ rights, 2 Macomb...

Updated, 12:54 p.m. 11/20/19 Michigan cities fared well overall in a national survey of municipalities and LGBTQ rights released Tuesday. Eleven Michigan cities were examined as...

Benson unveils transgender-friendly policy for state IDs

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on Monday announced that her administration is revising the policy for changing gender identity on driver licenses or identification...

Tlaib, Dems assail Trump policy weakening transgender protections 

WASHINGTON — A President Trump administration policy that weakens transgender protections at homeless shelters was under fire on Capitol Hill at a hearing Tuesday.  At...

Column: Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay,...

Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part of her stump speech,...

Court denies Nessel’s motion to stay in anti-LGBTQ adoption case

Religious adoption agencies contracting with the state are still able to refuse to work with LGBTQ couples after a federal judge denied Attorney General...

Bills you may have missed: Hate crimes expansion, judicial age limits...

With the fast-moving nature of politics and the legislative process, it’s safe to say that many of the lesser-known legislative happenings tend to get...

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