Civil Rights Law Bars LGBT Discrimination In MichiganA Michigan agency will for the first time process complaints of discrimination against LGBT people after a board said Monday that the state's civil rights law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
LGBT, Jewish Communities To Host Event Bridging Gap Between Both GroupsLaurie Grauer, Midwest Manager of A Wider Bridge, was kicked out of a march in Chicago this summer for carrying a Jewish Pride Flag.
New Emphasis Within DPD To Investigate, Prosecute Crimes Against LGBT Community"I'm excited going forward, I think we will be one of the first major cities to have this holistic push to build that bridge and certainly solve those cases that haven't been solved," Craig said.
State School Board Meeting On LGBT Issues Attracts More Than 100 PeopleA state school board meeting has attracted many people who want to comment on proposed guidelines for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students at Michigan's public schools.
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."
Group Organizing LGBT Event At Lions Game In Octoberthe Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce is planning an LGBT Pride night during the Lions game vs. the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 25.
Stories Of Love, Life, Death In High Court Gay Marriage CaseApril DeBoer and Jayne Rowse have become celebrities of sorts in their Detroit suburb of Hazel Park.
Best LGBT Pride Events In DetroitJune 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.
Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit ParishArchbishop 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.
Michigan GOP Bill To Prohibit Gay Bias Under FireA 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.
US Says Transgender Workers Illegally FiredFederal 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.
Feds Say Transgender Workers Were Illegally FiredA Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they're transgender, a federal agency alleged Thursday in two lawsuits.