lgbt rights

9:27 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Battle Creek Pride Resource Center to open this week

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Board says center will be safe place to learn and be open
There will be a place for everyone at the grand opening of the Battle Creek Pride Resource Center on Thursday. Calling it a "home away from home" for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people, members of the center's board of directors said everyone from the community is welcome.
6:42 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Gay rights becomes major issue in Holland City Council election

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Holland races being watched closely by gay rights groups across state
Holland Elections in this quaint west Michigan community are normally stolid affairs. City Council candidates often run unopposed and, if theyre challenged, the campaigns are unfailingly civil. Not this year. Two incumbents are being opposed by challengers who would reverse a vote by the council in 2011 declining to add sexual orientation to a city anti-discrimination law.
12:27 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Human rights issue on ballot in Royal Oak

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Detroit suburb rejected similar ordinance to protect rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people in 2001
Royal Oak Supporters of Royal Oaks human rights ordinance hope the growing acceptance of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual people can be translated into a win at the polls next week, 12 years after city voters decisively rejected a similar measure.