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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.


Pride flag at city hall

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

Crimestoppers President John Broad with a friend of Coco Williams (at podium) and eldest sister Nedra. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Reward Offered In Case Of Murdered Transgender Woman

Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for information in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found outside a Detroit home last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

The Detroit neighborhood where a transgender woman was shot and killed. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Transgender Woman Killed In Detroit

Detroit Police say a transgender woman was killed during an early morning shooting on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012


Conference To Focus On Gender And Sexuality In Education

It’s a first-ever conference of its kind in Michigan, held in hopes of creating a more “inclusive” environment for all students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2012

Michelle Hilliard

Burned Body Found In Detroit Identified As Transgender Teen

The burned torso of a 19-year-old transgender Detroit woman has been identified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

Bree Campbell (WWJ Photo)

Should Transgender Discrimination Be Illegal?

A gay rights group is pushing to make discrimination against gay and transgender Michigan residents illegal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011