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Viewpoints All Or Nothing When It Comes To Civil Rights

Last week, a Republican-sponsored bill was introduced that would amend our state's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination against some members of the LGBT community. The proposed bill covers sexual orientation -- but leaves out gender identity and expression. READ MORE.

Ask Lambda Legal: Veteran's Marriage Benefits

Having weathered the federal government's past, longstanding discrimination against them, lesbian and gay veterans should not be deprived of equal rights and earned benefits by the government they served and the nation for which they sacrificed. READ MORE.

BTL EDITORIAL: Bolger And Murray On The Wrong Side Of History

Now Bolger and his allies in the GOP controlled House would like you to think opposition to the sexual orientation only Elliott-Larsen - the so-called "two word solution" - is because of bullying from the left. That's not the case. The fact is, without gender identity and expression covered in Michigan's Elliott-Larsen the entire LGBT community loses. And it is our trans brothers and sisters who will suffer the most with a "two word solution." That exclusion will kill people and cause irreparable harm. READ MORE.

An Open Letter to Married People Who Oppose Marriage Equality

To Those Who Have Concerned Themselves with Other People's Right to Marry: I'm a fairly reasonable person. In fact, I would imagine that most of the people who are close to me would say that I might be one of the most diplomatic people they know. READ MORE.

Post-Election Post Mortem

As many of you know, I am the chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies (LGBTA) Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party, having been elected in February 2013. READ MORE.

6th Circuit Reflection

Since DeBoer v Snyder was first filed on Jan. 23, 2012, the landscape of marriage equality in the United States has changed significantly. At that time, six states and the District of Columbia allowed same-sex marriage. READ MORE.

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