lgbt rights

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to make attacks on LGBT people a hate crime in Michigan was rolled out Wednesday with the support of at least two Republican state lawmakers. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The Portage City Council has made it illegal within the city to withhold housing, a job or everyday services like health care because of someone’s sexual orientation or the way they present their gender. Six council members voted for the ordinance and one against at a meeting Tuesday evening.


"PORTAGE, MI - The Portage Human Services Board will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday on a proposed non-discrimination ordinance that would protect in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan State Board of Education holds its final public session Tuesday on controversial guidelines to help schools come up with plans to deal with gay and transgender students. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) There was a spirited debate between lawmakers on a state House budget panel over a Republican effort to punish the state Board of Education.

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