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B.A. Schaaff: We’ve had some important national wins for LGBTQ+ rights,...

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells...

Whitmer signs executive directive to prohibit state and federal funding of...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Monday requiring the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to take action to prohibit the...

Nessel’s office announces new trans-inclusive department policy

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday that her office has adopted a new policy to protect the needs, legal rights and safety of transgender,...

Michigan LGBTQ rights initiative challenged by group with ties to anti-gay...

A group called Citizens for Equality, Fairness and Justice filed a challenge with the Board of State Canvassers Thursday against the Fair and Equal...

Michigan’s AG marks LGBTQ Pride Month with irreverent email

In a fundraising email Wednesday, Attorney General Dana Nessel reminded her supporters that she is gay right in the subject line. “ I’m gay,” wrote...

HIV at 40: Racial disparities continue to drive the epidemic in...

“Why are you talking to them?” Hank Millbourne remembers friends saying to him during the 1980s gay scene in Detroit about other gay men....

HIV law has changed, but those prosecuted under former measure struggle...

Jeremy Merithew had a hook-up in 2012 that he will remember for the rest of his life. He met a man on the gay...

Michigan Senate recognizes June as Pride Month for the 1st time

The state Senate on Thursday adopted a resolution to recognize June 2021 as LGBTQ Pride Month — the first time in Michigan history. “The rebellions,...

‘Biological females are one of our nation’s greatest treasures,’ says backer...

A state Senate bill that aims to prevent transgender athletes in Michigan high schools from competing on sports teams that align with their gender...

Bills you may have missed, from cutting income taxes to banning...

Issuing new bonds would require legislative approval and individuals would see more of their paychecks under legislation introduced in the Michigan Senate. Those are just...

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