LGBT Detroit is continuing its efforts in support of the Palmer Park neighborhood of Detroit being kept together as one voting block. Yesterday, several LGBT Detroit staff members and volunteers spoke at the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) hearing. The Commission, charged with finalizing [...]
Bridget, better-known as LaKyra, Butts has faced violence and discrimination in every aspect of her life as a transgender woman of color. For her, it’s a harsh reality that women who make up her demographic get killed at disproportionately higher rates than any other group within the LGBTQ community — a fact that’s not lost on her."It's a scary feeling knowing you could die tomorrow," she said.