LGBTQ+ Rights

Michigan education board approves long-debated social studies curriculum

The Michigan Board of Education voted Tuesday to approve a new social studies curriculum for the first time in more than 10 years after...

Detroit police chief: Nazis wanted ‘Charlottesville II’ at Detroit LGBTQ Pride

Armed Nazis who crashed Motor City Pride over the weekend hoped to spark a repeat of the violence at the 2017 Charlottesville, Va., "Unite...

Poll: 74% back proposed LGBTQ anti-discrimination law, including most Republicans

A poll conducted this month shows that roughly three out of four likely Michigan voters support new legislation that would ban discrimination against LGBTQ...

Nazis protest Motor City Pride

Detroit's LGBTQ Pride festival was crashed by a small group of Nazis, the U.K.-based Independent and Reuters report: In Detroit, an armed white supremacist group called...

Susan J. Demas: Time for Michigan GOP leaders to stop blocking...

Last week, bipartisanship platitudes flowed on Mackinac Island like free drinks at a lobbyist reception. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the GOP leadership’s top legislative priority,...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Whitmer, LGBTQ caucus make big push to win GOP support for...

Updated 2:56 p.m., 4:57 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside members of the Legislature’s LGBTQ Caucus in her office at the Capitol Tuesday to announce...

Chasten Buttigieg to fundraise in Michigan

The husband of presidential hopeful and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Chasten Buttigieg, is coming back to Michigan for a private June 13 fundraiser,...

In role reversal, ACLU and same-sex couple join adoption lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced Wednesday morning that they, along with a lesbian couple that has previously sued the state over their...

U.S. House passes LGBTQ rights bill over GOP opposition

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers on Friday voted to approve sweeping legislation aimed at barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in...

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