Stories tagged: "lgbtq"


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.

The Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit, Michigan, works to house, educate, and empower LGBTQ+ youth.
The Story Behind Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center, a Haven for Black LGBTQ+ Youth

The safe haven is already creating a legacy that can match the 101 years of its namesake.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)
Michiganders Aren’t Buying Into Amy Coney Barrett. Here Are Their Top 4 Reasons.

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday, protections for Black and queer Michiganders are just some of the rights endangered.

The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Why Coming Out Day Hit Differently This Year for LGBTQ Michiganders

The day before the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett began, LGBTQ Michiganders expressed concerns over how she might endanger their rights.

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)
Why the Supreme Court Ruling Is ‘Great News’ for Michigan LGBTQ Ballot Drive

Fair and Equal Michigan is celebrating Monday’s Supreme Court victory while evaluating what it means for the future of their campaign for LGBTQ protections in Michigan workplaces.

In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, supporters of LGBTQ rights hold placards 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)
A Segregationist Tried to Derail Civil Rights. He Got Today’s Supreme Court Decision Instead.

A racist congressman from Virginia tried to stop the Civil Rights Act, but 56 years later his amendment got more legal protections for LGBTQ Americans. In a landmark decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that federal law protects LGBTQ people from workplace discrimination. The ruling has been a long time coming in the fight for...

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This LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive Sued For More Time. A Michigan Judge Met Them Halfway.

Fair and Equal Michigan wants to strengthen Michigan civil rights law for LGBTQ folks, but COVID threw a wrench in their plans. Now, they’ll be able to make up for some lost time.