gay rights

6:53 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Activists push for more cities to adopt gay-rights ordinances

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Kalamazoo Township became 24th municipality in Michigan adopt an ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- An ordinance like the one just adopted in Kalamazoo Township banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people may be passed soon in Oshtemo Township, and gay rights advocates plan to continue a push to get more municipalities to enact such measures.
6:12 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Effort begins in Battle Creek to end discrimination against gays

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Group wants to collect 1,000 petition signatures before next City Commission meeting
About 40 people gathered Tuesday night at St. Thomas Episcopal Church to find a way to end employment and housing discrimination against non-heterosexuals. Currently, gay, lesbian and transgender people can be refused jobs, fired and discriminated against for housing if they are perceived to be or present themselves as outwardly gay.
Gay rights
9:47 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Kalamazoo Township non-discrimination ordinance covers sexual orientation and gender idenity

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Kalamazoo Township trustees have approved a policy that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing. 

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6:14 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Kalamazoo Township approves non-discrimination ordinance with protections for gays, lesbians

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One trustee says he hopes ordinance serves as model for other communities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kalamazoo Township trustees adopted an ordinance Monday that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices. Trustees adopted the ordinance in a 6-0 vote, which drew applause from the approximately 30 people in the audience.
7:18 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Kalamazoo Township sets public hearing on non-discrimination ordinance for July 22nd

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Ordinance includes protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kalamazoo Township trustees at their July 22 meeting will hold a public hearing on an ordinance that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

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