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Today, on #TransDayOfVisibility, the Washtenaw Prosecutor’s Office—in coor…

Today, on #TransDayOfVisibility, the Washtenaw Prosecutor’s Office—in coordination with our partners at Fair Michigan —is adopting a policy regarding interactions with transgender, intersex, & gender nonconforming persons. You can read the policy here: https://www.washtenaw.org/DocumentCenter/View/20101/Transgender-Interaction-Policy. Among other things, *every* employee is now required to treat individuals—defendants, victims, witnesses, attorneys, & the general public—in a manner consistent…

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Saturday, April 3, 9:30 am–Noon. Increasing Voter Turnout in Ypsilanti Town…

Saturday, April 3, 9:30 am–Noon. Increasing Voter Turnout in Ypsilanti Township, Pittsfield Township, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor (WCDP) There are heavily Democratic precincts in Washtenaw County, according to this voter turnout map, where fewer than half the registered voters voted in the 2020 General Election. Join a panel of Washtenaw County officials and representatives as…

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Michigan business group gives $100K to help restart LGBT rights ballot camp…

Legislation re-introduced to add protections for sexual orientation/gender identity A Michigan bill which would expand civil rights protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity/expression has been re-introduced in the legislature. House Bill 4297 is sponsored by 50 Democrats and 1 Republican (Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming). Currently, the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act protects people from…