LGBTQ+ Rights

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...

3 Michigan cities ban gay conversion therapy for minors, protecting 1%...

This week, Ferndale became the third city in Michigan to ban the practice of gay conversion therapy for minors. Following in the footsteps of Huntington...

Nessel files for emergency motion in anti-LGBTQ adoption case

Two weeks after a federal judge said the state can’t refuse to work with anti-LGBTQ adoption agencies, Attorney General Dana Nessel seeks to appeal...

Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ rights case

WASHINGTON — Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

SCOTUS to hear case Tuesday on whether it’s legal to fire...

WASHINGTON — Can employers legally fire people simply because they’re gay, lesbian or transgender? That is the question at the crux of a trio of...

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