LGBTQ+ Rights

Susan J. Demas: How long will Michigan LGBTQs have to wait...

Amid the unfettered joy unleashed by this week's surprise U.S. Supreme Court decision barring LGBTQ discrimination in federal law — thanks in great part...

Mich. LGBTQ rights leaders prepare for next steps after SCOTUS ruling

Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that established that individuals can’t legally be fired based on their gender identity or sexual orientation, Fair...

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...

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