The bills, which are under consideration in the House of Representatives, would allow people within counseling programs to decline treatment to LBGT patients, limit protections LBGT members have against losing their jobs because of their sexual orientation and would prevent same-sex couples from receiving their partner’s benefits from public institutions, such as MSU.
In response to the bills, a number of Michigan advocacy groups have come together to launch the Don’t Change Yourself, Change The Law, campaign.
The campaign held a conference call on Tuesday to bring attention to the issue at hand.
In addition to fighting to protect Michigan residents from employment and housing discrimination, the group’s website offers tongue-in-cheek tips for LBGT workers to avoid being outed at work and potentially lose employment.
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