Stories tagged: "Equality Michigan"


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A Journey to Equality: The Real State of Michigan Pride in 2021

The Republican-controlled legislature is promoting bigotry against transgender youth while symbolically recognizing Pride for the first time. That worries state Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.

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The US Had the Deadliest Year for Trans Women Again. This Is How Michigan Is Reacting.

In a year that brought some major victories for transgender Americans, over 40 were murdered for their identity.

In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, supporters of LGBT rights stage a protest on the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has ruled that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender people from discrimination in employment. It's a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Michigan Businesses Can Legally Discriminate Against LGBTQ Customers—for Now

Rouch World's discrimination against LGBTQ patrons being upheld by a Michigan court is a step toward ending LGBTQ discrimination. Here's why.

Lansing, Michigan, USA - September 24, 2016: View from the public "peanut gallery" of the house of representatives of the state of Michigan in Lansing.
3 Things the Michigan Legislature Is Looking to Tackle in 2021

The next session for the Legislature has proposals from established Representatives, new faces, and from the people of Michigan themselves.

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How Many Transgender Michiganders Have Died From COVID-19? The Data Probably Doesn’t Exist.

In a conversation hosted by Equality Michigan, advocates and doctors talked to The ‘Gander about how hard the pandemic is hitting transgender Michiganders. The short answer? Nobody knows.