Last week, in honor of National Coming Out Day, LGBT advocacy groups in Michigan launched “Don’t Change Yourself. Change the Law,” a campaign that will focus on amending the state’s nondiscrimination law to include LGBT citizens.
Many allies and even members of the LGBT community in Michigan are unaware that individuals can still lose their jobs based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The new campaign hopes that an increased awareness will lead to greater pressure on House Speaker Jase Bolger and the Michigan Legislature to amend the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act.
Read more at the Windy City Times.