Gov. Rick Snyder ‘open’ to talks on adding gay, lesbian protections to anti-discrimination law

LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, responding last week to anti-gay comments made by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema, called the remarks "discriminatory" and suggested they had no place in any political party. Gay-rights advocates were quick to point out that Michigan law does not currently protect gays and lesbians from workplace or housing … Continue reading Gov. Rick Snyder ‘open’ to talks on adding gay, lesbian protections to anti-discrimination law

Second City in Michigan Opens Domestic Partner Registry

On October 15, 2013, Michigan’s East Lansing City Council voted 4 to 0 in favor of creating a domestic partnership registry. The ordinance, the second of its kind in the state, will allow domestic partners of public employees to access benefits within the city limit. Because of the state’s restrictions on relationship recognition, the ordinance … Continue reading Second City in Michigan Opens Domestic Partner Registry

515 People have Taken the Survey – With one Week Left, Let’s Reach 750!

Since Last week, nearly two hundred more people have completed the LGBT Older Adult and Disability Survey.   Let's get another 200 in by Friday! Have you forwarded this announcement to everyone in your address book yet?  If not, please help us get the word out - It's that important! http://www.LGBTneedsMichigan.com Call: Elise Hill at 517-348-5972 to … Continue reading 515 People have Taken the Survey – With one Week Left, Let’s Reach 750!

317 LGBT Older Adults Have Taken the Survey Already – HAVE YOU?

Have you taken it yet? Have you forwarded it to everyone in your personal email address book yet - asking them to both take it and forward to the people in their address books? This is THAT important. For the first time in Michigan history, the Office of Services to the Aging has organized a statewide effort … Continue reading 317 LGBT Older Adults Have Taken the Survey Already – HAVE YOU?

We Need Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults to Take this Survey!

Late Breaking News: survey extended through September 1st! Online:   www.LGBTneedsMichigan.com Call: Elise Hill at 517-348-5972 to schedule a phone interview Email: needsmichigan@gmail.com with questions or to schedule a phone interview Michigan Needs You to Take this Survey! and post at your organization, church, healthcare agency, or bowling alley! In a first for the LGBT community, the Michigan Office of … Continue reading We Need Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults to Take this Survey!