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Google Airs Ad During ESPYs Focused On Transgender Transition

A poignant ad that’s been getting a lot of attention online was thrust before sports fans when it aired during the ESPYs.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2015

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ACLU Sues Michigan Over Transgender Driver’s Licenses

The state is being sued over its refusal to change gender identities on driver’s licenses without a new birth certificate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Anti-Gay Michigan Pastor Outed Seeking Sex On Grindr

On personal Facebook pages, Makela had reportedly likened homosexuality to alcoholism and written things like “the transgender movement is going to assist opportunistic sickos in preying upon children and others.”

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

Bruce Jenner, Transgender,

Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

04/25/2015

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Discrimination Case Over Transgender Embalmer’s Firing

An embalmer and funeral director was fired after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Transgender Teen Gets Support From Feds In School Lawsuit

The 14-year-old was born a girl but identifies as a boy.

02/24/2015

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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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Ferndale Hosts ‘First Ever’ LGBT Midwest Job Expo

Businesses and organizations known to be friendly to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are putting out the “help wanted” sign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2012

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