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Detroit Police Boost Efforts To Reach Out To LGBT Community

“People in the LGBT community often don’t report crimes because there traditionally has not been a strong relationship with police,” Craig said. “We want to change that.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2015

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Group Organizing LGBT Event At Lions Game In October

the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce is planning an LGBT Pride night during the Lions game vs. the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 25.

07/01/2015

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Stories Of Love, Life, Death In High Court Gay Marriage Case

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse have become celebrities of sorts in their Detroit suburb of Hazel Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

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Best LGBT Pride Events In Detroit

June is National LGBT Pride Month, so take a day and enjoy festivities, music, food, and excitement for a good cause and support one another to make a positive change.

06/01/2015

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Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit Parish

Archbishop Allen Vigneron prohibited a talk by Francis DeBernardo for Catholics with gay family members. DeBernardo is the executive director of Maryland-based New Ways Ministry, an advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

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Michigan GOP Bill To Prohibit Gay Bias Under Fire

A coalition of business leaders and others has been lobbying to add legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as a way to attract talent to Michigan.

CBS Detroit–11/12/2014

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US Says Transgender Workers Illegally Fired

Federal law “prohibits employers from firing employees because they do not behave according to the employer’s stereotypes of how men and women should act,” said EEOC attorney Laurie Young.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Feds Say Transgender Workers Were Illegally Fired

A Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they’re transgender, a federal agency alleged Thursday in two lawsuits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Gathering At Unity Church Supports Marriage Equality For Gays

There was an interfaith gathering in Warren Tuesday evening to support marriage equality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

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Issue Looms In Lansing As Push Continues For LGBT Rights In Michigan

It is still legal in Michigan to discriminate against people who are even perceived to be gay and even be fired, denied housing and turned away from a restaurant or hotel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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