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Michigan Federal Government Backs Trans Youth In School Lawsuit

The federal government is supporting a Detroit-area teenager who accuses several schools of discriminating against him because of his gender identity. Schools in Wayndotte, Van Buren, Summit Academy North District and Dearborn Heights districts as well as a charter school are being accused of taking no action in response the boy's harassment by staff and other students due to his gender identity. Those being accused deny the allegations and have filed motions to dismiss the case. READ MORE.

MI Marriage Trial Looming Dilemma For Upcoming Historic Marriage Case

Just beyond the Feb. 27 deadline for filing their briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court to lay out their arguments against state bans on marriage for same-sex couples, the 36 attorneys signed onto those briefs have another looming task. They must choose who will go before the nine justices in April to deliver the arguments orally. READ MORE.

Marriage Wedding Expo Returns During Pivotal Year For Marriage Equality

Dancing, music, delicious food and a party atmosphere will greet the hundreds of people coming out to the 2015 Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo March 21. READ MORE.

National Family And Medical Leave Act Updates Definition Of Spouse

WASHINGTON - Workers in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where they live, will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for a spouse with a serious health condition. READ MORE.

Columnists
Creep of the Week: Dr. Vesna Roi

Having a child is one of the most stressful things you can do. Yeah, it can be one of the most amazing parts of your life, but it also opens your eyes to a whole world of horrors you've never even contemplated before. READ MORE.

Wrong Stall, Right Poo

This from Waccoff, Texas. Source: Lone Star Police Gazette Badge Polisher. Headline: Under Cover Cops Make Sunday Surprise Restroom Arrests! Mark your activist desk calendar... READ MORE.

Ask Lambda Legal: Discrimination As Religion

Private businesses, such as bakeries and grocery stores that offer goods to the public, are usually bound by public accommodation laws. READ MORE.

Political Hors Doeuvres Political Hors D'ouevres: Jase Bolger, Chris Ward, Ronna Romney McDaniel

Since last year, when former Speaker of the House Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, introduced the "Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act," opponents have argued that, if the legislation becomes law, it will allow people to discriminate on a host of issues -- including race. READ MORE.

Business Spotlight Michigan LGBTQA Career Fair Coming March 5

DEARBORN - Corporate leaders increasingly recognize that a diverse workforce provides them with a competitive edge. These leaders and their corporate recruiters want LGBT people to join their talent pool. Connecting corporate recruiters with Michigan's LGBT and ally job seekers is the primary goal of the LGBTQ Career Fair March 5 at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. READ MORE.

Special Section: Marriage
Wedding Expo Returns During Pivotal Year For Marriage Equality

Dancing, music, delicious food and a party atmosphere will greet the hundreds of people coming out to the 2015 Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo March 21.

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