Thank You East Lansing!

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the East Lansing City Council passed a resolution calling on the Michigan Legislature to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity without further delay. We are pleased to see that East Lansing is standing up and encouraging the State of Michigan to take action and enact a solution that is fully inclusive.

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Fully-Inclusive Elliott-Larsen Civil Right Act Amendment Introduced

“No one should have to live in fear that they could be legally fired for reasons that have nothing to do with their job performance – especially in this uncertain economic climate. This legislation, which protects all people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, strikes a balance and is an important step to ensuring that all Michiganders are treated fairly and equally under the law,” stated members of the Unity Michigan coalition, which includes ACLU of Michigan, Affirmations, Equality Michigan, the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, KICK – The Agency for Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender African Americans, the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Ruth Ellis Center.”

Thank You Eastpointe!

On August 13th, 2014, the City of Eastpointe passed a resolution in support of amending the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. We are very excited to have the City of Eastpointe standing up for fairness and equality for everyone.Eastpointe Resolution Graphic

Thank You Saline!

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At the end of June, the City of Saline approved a resolution in support of amending the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity. We are very excited to have Saline standing up for fairness and equality for everyone, including gay and transgender people.

36th Michigan Municipality Adds LGBT Protections

Sterling Heights GraphicLast night, the Sterling Heights City Council voted 7-0 in support of a nondiscrimination ordinance that protects all people, including gay and transgender people, from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations. Sterling Heights is the fourth largest city in Michigan, so this is a huge win for the State of Michigan. Congratulations Sterling Heights on becoming the 36th municipality to protect all of its people.

 

35th Michigan City Adds LGBT Protections

LaCanton Townshipst night, Canton Township voted 6-1 in support of a nondiscrimination ordinance that protects all people, including gay and transgender people, from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations. Congratulations Canton on becoming the 35th municipality in Michigan to protect all                                                                                        of its citizens.