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Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Michigan alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Join our team in Michigan as we work to defend the rights of LGBTQ people, immigrants, women, people of color and more.  

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Coronavirus Updates

As COVID-19 sweeps the world, every community has been affected. The LGBTQ community, Black communities, and other communities of color have faced heightened challenges due to our economic and health care disparities. 

HRC in Michigan is dedicated to informing, advocating and serving these communities during this time of crisis by providing news and resources around the coronavirus pandemic. You can help by getting involved virtually and inviting your friends and family to take action with us. 

Recently, Governor Whitmer signed an executive order protecting LGBTQ people from health care discrimination during this crisis. See the statement.

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2020 Election

Key Deadlines for 2020 Primaries

  • July 20: online voter registration deadline, but can be done at the clerks office all the way up to election day 
  • July 31: Applications have to be in to clerk's office
  • Aug 4: Primary day and all ballots need to be received by the clerk before 8pm. You can register to vote at the county clerks' office on primary election day 

Actions you can take

Michigan is a critical state for the White House, Congress and local government. Take action with us as we bring activism inside and turn out the vote in this summer's primaries.  

  • Vote from home: Make an impact in the 2020 election by casting your ballot safely from home. Check your voter registration status and request your ballot here.
  • Triple the vote: Share essential voting information with three people such as a family member, coworker or a friend at
  • Register to vote: Visit HRC's Vote Center to make sure you're registered to vote and find essential voting deadlines.
  • Phone bank: Join our team in Michigan in remote or virtual events. Find one near you

HRC Endorsments 


Joe Biden 


Dan Kildee (MI-5)

Elissa Slotkin (MI-8)

Andy Levin (MI-9)

Haley Stevens (MI-11)

Debbie Dingell (MI-12)

Rashida Tlaib (MI-13)

Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)

News and Key Issues

Census 2020

April 1 is Census Day and taking it is how we can take action and ensure lawmakers see us and equally represent us. Unfortunately, the Census may miss or undercount thousands of people across many marginalized backgrounds such as being LGBTQ unless we organize to make sure everyone is counted in this process. Pledge to take the Census

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Michigan's Elected Leaders

Joe Biden joins HRC for historical endorsement event 

Governor Whitmer signs Executive Order to protect access to health care 

This spring, 46 years ago, the first openly LGBTQ person was elected in the United States.

Michigan State Legislator Issac Robinson dies to possible complications form coronavirus

Michigan's Elected Women spotlighted for their lieadership on LGBTQ equality during Women's History Month

Equality Michigan and Oakland County announce partnership to support LGBTQ residents who are victimis of hate crimes. 

Local Events

HRC moves to remote events due to coronavirus. 

Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our members, supporters & staff. For that reason, we have decided to cancel or postpone all of our public events through the April 28. Remote or virtual events are coming soon. 

Remote or Virtual Events

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