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.
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.
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.
A Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they’re transgender, a federal agency alleged Thursday in two lawsuits.
There was an interfaith gathering in Warren Tuesday evening to support marriage equality.
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.
Hundreds gathered in Detroit for the Motor City Pride Parade and Pride Fest as the final day of the two day celebration wrapped-up.
Just under 100 vendors, including photographers, bakers, caterers, florists, and wedding event planners, took part in the expo, designed to cater specifically to the gay community.
A metro Detroit community’s human rights ordinance that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors has been placed on hold as opponents seek to put the issue before voters.
A U.S. District Judge in Detroit has decided to postpone his ruling in a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.