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Michigan Davenport Files Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against SVSU

Charin Davenport, an adjunct English professor teaching at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) and Delta College, had been dismissed from her job at SVSU as assistant to the Director of Academic Programs Support, Ann Coburn-Collins. READ MORE.

State House Republicans Author Bill To Repeal the State Board of Education

For the last two months, the state of Michigan has been debating LGBT youth guidelines for K-12 schools authored by the Board of Education. READ MORE.

Ferndale Schools Board of Education Passes LGBT Inclusive Policy

The Ferndale Schools Board of Education passed a resolution in support of the state board LGBT youth guidelines that would allow transgender and gender non-conforming students to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender. READ MORE.

White House Meets with Michigan LGBT Advocates

White House and federal officials met with LGBT advocates from across the state in an LGBT focused summit April 21 to discuss LGBT school policies, access to healthcare for trans Michiganders and access to capital for LGBT-owned small businesses. READ MORE.

Fun Run in Color for WADD Fundraiser

World AIDS Day Detroit and Color Me Rad are teaming up to host "Color Me Rad Detroit," a spring color run to help raise funds for World AIDS Day 2016. READ MORE.

Royal Oak Mayor Announces Travel Ban to North Carolina

The Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved Mayor Jim Ellison's proposal April 11 that prohibits the city from using public resources to fund, sponsor or in anyway support nonessential travel to the state of North Carolina. READ MORE.

Southeast Michigan School District Under Federal Investigation

Bedford Public Schools, located 10 miles north of Toledo in Michigan's Monroe County, was placed under investigation in December by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly discriminating against a trans youth. READ MORE.

LGBT Detroit Hires Development Coordinator

LGBT Detroit -- a Michigan based nonprofit focusing on youth development, cultural awareness and advocacy, as well as emotional and physical well-being of LGBT Detroiters -- has added a member to its executive team. READ MORE.

Bay City Passes Controversial Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

A Bay City ordinance is being voted on despite some concerns from prominent figures in the Bay City LGBT community. READ MORE.

LGBT Event Planned in Lake Orion

A local group that has formed to support LGBT people in the Lake Orion area has planned its first social event. READ MORE.

Updates on Michigan LGBT Youth Guidance and State Bathroom Controversy

Michigan has been the topic of much conversation over the past two months as residents discuss if a proposed set of guidelines for LGBT youth in K-12 schools is necessary to ensure all LGBT youth experience equality in the classroom. Now the conversation has gone national. READ MORE.

Trans Sistas of Color to Host One-Day Conference

The Trans Sistas of Color Project will host a one-day conference this Saturday called the Gathering. READ MORE.

Adodi Spring Retreat a 'Safe Space' for Black, Gay Men

Adodi is "important because you don't have that many black, gay organizations where you can lose all your inhibitions," said Tony Johnson, president of Adodi Detroit and chair of the sixth annual spring retreat that's scheduled to take place this weekend. READ MORE.

Southeast Michigan School District Under Federal Investigation

Bedford Public Schools, located 10 miles north of Toledo in Michigan's Monroe County, was placed under investigation in December by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly discriminating against a trans youth. READ MORE.

Equality Michigan Hosts White House Summit on LGBT Issues

Equality Michigan will host a White House Summit on LGBT Issues April 21 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. READ MORE.

Affirmations to Host Art Gallery Spotlighting Trans Artists

Affirmations and GNA (the Gender-Identity Network Alliance) will celebrate the work of local trans and gender non-conforming artists at the gallery opening of "Trans Visibility." READ MORE.

Dignity Detroit to Celebrate 42 Years This May

Dignity Detroit, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) serving LGBTS Catholics since 1974, celebrates its anniversary this year with a dinner dance under the theme "Companions in Faith." READ MORE.

Trevor Project Trainings Come to Detroit

The American Indian Health and Family Services of Southeastern Michigan will host Trevor Project Trainings April 28 and 29 for LGBTQ individuals and allies interested in learning about crisis intervention and prevention. READ MORE.

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