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Originally printed 12/15/2016 (Issue 2450 - Between The Lines News)

More than 10 Michigan companies have earned a top score of 100 percent and the distinction of "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index. They are Ally Financial Inc., The Dow Chemical Co., Dykema Gossett PLLC, FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Herman Miller Inc., Kellogg Co., Steelcase Inc., Stryker Corp., and Whirlpool Corp. Included on the list is Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, and the only Tier 1 automotive supplier to receive a perfect score on the latest CEI. Click here to read more...
Thank You to everyone who came to our center for the #Community Conversation. Please click here and take the time to review some of our resources that were discussed during the conversation.

The following are tips that can be used as you move toward becoming a better ally to transgender people. Of course, this list is not exhaustive and cannot include all the "right" things to do or say - because often there is no one "right" answer to every situation you might encounter.
When you become an ally of transgender people, your actions will help change the culture, making society a better, safer place for transgender people - and for all people (trans or not) who do not conform to gender expectations.  Click here to read more...

(via GLAAD)

Huntington Woods - It's been more than two years since hundreds of LGBT couples in Michigan were rushing to local courthouses to recite marriage vows on March 22, 2014, a day after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriages.

One of four county clerks, Lisa Brown, officiated over 140 same-sex marriages. She and her colleagues worked overtime to make this possible for couples such as Frank Colasonti, Jr. and James B. Ryder; BC Cabangbang and Gary Murphy; Cathy and Laurie Fisher; Rev. Beth Rakestraw and Beverly Fernsemer; and Roland Smith and Paul Mattson.  Click here to read more...

(via PrideSource)

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