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  • Play the Video Meet Melissa!

    Melissa is a first-grade teacher who was fired from her job in Wisconsin when she spoke out about the school board's choice to not let students sing the song 'Rainbowland' and the continued impact of extremism on schools, teachers and youth.

  • Play the Video Who’s Behind the Anti-LGBTQ+ Movement?

    As the 2024 state legislative season begins, we take a look at who has been leading the efforts against LGBTQ+ equality by advocating for harmful legislation across the country.

  • Play the Video Achieving the Impossible to Protect LGBTQ+ Folks in Michigan

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a bipartisan amendment to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) that explicitly includes protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. This is the first statewide law in Michigan to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ+ people.

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