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Whitmer says she’d sign LGBTQ rights bill

15 hours ago
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined LGBTQ rights leaders on Monday to call on the Legislature to send her a bill expand Michigan’s civil rights law.

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Former Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield is out as the CEO of a Kalamazoo-area economic development organization. The former Republican leader quit amid controversy over his opposition to adding LGBTQ protections to the state civil rights law.

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A petition campaign will launch this year add LGBTQ protections to the state’s civil rights law.


Up North Pride Kicks Off In Traverse City Amid Backlash

Jun 18, 2019
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Up North Pride, a week long celebration of the LGBTQ community, is going on right now in Traverse City. In recent weeks the organization has faced increased backlash.

 


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A Saginaw therapist filed suit on May 11th in federal court alleging she was fired for her Catholic faith.


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