Blog

Displaying items by tag: protection

Kansas Human Rights Commission extended protections for LGBTQ people.

The US Supreme Court’s decision to oppose discrimination against LGBTQ workers is having consequences across the United States. Protections for the LGBTQ community have advanced in Kansas.

Published in U.S. News

scotus decision lgbtq workers discrimination

In recent years, there have been many cases of LGBTQ people being dismissed. I’ve shared the cases of lesbians who have been fired after getting married on several occasions.

Published in U.S. News

fair and equal michigan signatures delay october

In Michigan, the initiative to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination was in jeopardy, victim of the coronavirus.

Published in U.S. News
Tagged under

fair and equal michigan e signatures

Fair and Equal Michigan is trying to gather the signatures and send the initiative that would add protections for LGBTQ people in the state’s Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act on the November ballot, and that’s quite a challenge!

Published in U.S. News

virginia lgbtq protections

257,400 LGBTQ adults live in the state of Virginia and until now, they have had no protection from discrimination as the law only protects on the basis of race, religion, and sex.

Published in U.S. News

michigan legislature

In 2018 the Michigan Department of Civil Rights reported 44 cases of discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals.

However, the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act introduced in the state in 1976 doesn’t protect LGBTQ people. The listed categories that are protected from discrimination are religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, family status, and marital status.

Therefore, as you can see, there is no protection based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Published in U.S. News