Michigan #StandwithGavin Capitol Rally

One month from today, on March 28, a 17-year-old Virginia boy named Gavin Grimm will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize his right to an education free from sex discrimination, including the right to use a bathroom that aligns with his gender identity. Pro-equality advocates from across Michigan will be standing in solidarity with Gavin at a rally on our State Capitol steps. Equality Michigan is asking you to join them! . If you #StandWithGavin...

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Call TODAY: Vote NO on Price and Sessions

Dear Friends,   We know there’s a lot going on right now. It can be hard for those of us fighting for full equality for the LGBTQ community to prioritize. There’s so much to do! Today, we’re asking that you take the time to make two important phone calls to Michigan’s U.S. Senators.   Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31), two committee votes are scheduled on nominees for cabinet positions that are likely to have a profound impact on the LGBTQ community. The Senate Finance Committee will vote on President Trump’s nomination of Representative Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

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Take Action to End Housing and Workplace Discrimination in Michigan

In the state of Michigan, LGBT individuals can be discriminated against by landlords and employers, and there aren't any laws to prevent it. Members of the LGBT community can be fired, charged hire rent, or denied housing, simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.   This isn't about special rights, or preferential treatment, it's about ensuring that every Michigan resident has the same right to live, work, and raise a family.   + 20 states have laws preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation, and 13 also prohibit discrimination based on gender identification.   + 77% of Michigan residents support discrimination protection for LGBT individuals.   +...

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