LGBTQ+ Rights

SCOTUS ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

Judge extends deadline for LGBTQ ballot initiative signatures

A state judge on Wednesday granted an LGBTQ rights group’s petition drive extra days to collect the necessary signatures to put their question on...

LGBTQ rights group files lawsuit over ballot proposal problems

After moving to an online strategy to collect signatures during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders of an LGBTQ rights ballot proposal said this week they...

Aimee Stephens, Michigan woman at center of landmark transgender rights case,...

Aimee Stephens, the trailblazing woman in the first-ever transgender rights case before the U.S. Supreme Court, died Tuesday at her home in metro Detroit....

Nessel urges FDA to stop discriminating against LGBTQs in blood donations

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a group of attorneys general in submitting comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and...

LGBTQ rights ballot initiative moves ahead with ‘sign online’ strategy

Despite complications with gathering signatures in person due to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, the ballot campaign for an LGBTQ discrimination ban is moving...

As COVID-19’s grip tightened, Michiganders at home and abroad fought for...

Since the first person in China became sick with the disease we now know as COVID-19, life has changed for people around the world...

Nobody can gather petition signatures right now. What does that mean...

As more people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, face-to-face petition gathering for 2020 elections has ground...

Upton may face toughest race in decades, hasn’t ‘thought about’ endorsing...

WASHINGTON — Democrats have their sights on the seat of longtime U.S. Republican Rep. Fred Upton as a prime pickup opportunity this fall.  The 66-year-old...

Nessel fights Trump proposals for women, LGBTQs

Women and members of the LGBTQ community have become the targets of two federal proposals aiming to roll back anti-discriminatory protections, according to Michigan...

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