Moss explains auto insurance no-vote

// on Tue, Jun 11 2019 / Article

Listen in as Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) talks with Mitch Albom on “The Mitch Albom Show” recently about why he voted no on auto insurance reform passed by the Michigan Legislature.… Read More

Storm does not stop the sea of rainbows of Ferndale Pride

// on Mon, Jun 10 2019 / Article

Ferndale’s ninth annual Pride Festival was held June 1st, celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Ally community (LGBTQIA+). State Senator Jeremy Moss, the only openly gay State Senator, joked that he was glad to be finally representing Ferndale because he spends so… Read More

State Democrats continue call to expand Michigan's civil rights protections to include LGBTQ people

// on Thu, Jun 6 2019 / Article

Some lawmakers have been trying for decades to expand the state’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. New bills would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes in the act. That would mean that people could not be denied housing or be fired simply because… Read More

Anti-discrimination bills aim to protect LGBTQ+ people in Michigan

// on Tue, Jun 4 2019 / Article

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled new anti-discrimination bills that would protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination in employment, housing, education, and access to public accommodations.  The new bill would amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act by adding gender identity and sexual orientation… Read More

Gov. Whitmer declares June Pride Month, attends LGBTQ town hall at Affirmations

// on Tue, Jun 4 2019 / Article

Shortly after signing an official proclamation declaring June Pride month in advance of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attended a community town hall meeting at the Affirmations LGBTQ community center in Ferndale. Sen. Jeremy Moss took the stage, the first… Read More

Lawmakers, Whitmer renew push to expand civil rights protections to Michigan’s LGBTQ residents

// on Tue, Jun 4 2019 / Article

Michigan lawmakers reintroduced legislation to expand civil rights protections for the state’s LGBTQ community Tuesday and obtained preemptive support from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The legislation – sponsored by Sen. Jeremy Moss, D-Southfield, Rep. Jon Hoadley, D-Kalamazoo, and Rep. Tim Sneller, D-Burton – would add sexual… Read More

Gov. Whitmer, Michigan lawmakers introduce legislation to protect LGBTQ rights

// on Tue, Jun 4 2019 / Article

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan lawmakers kicked off LGBTQ Pride Month on Tuesday by announcing legislation to amend Michigan’s civil rights law to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and sexual identity. Lawmakers and supportive groups say they are hopeful because, for the first, time,… Read More

Whitmer, lawmakers to push anti-discrimination bill for LGBT community

// on Tue, Jun 4 2019 / Article

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers plan Tuesday to announce legislation that would amend Michigan’s main civil rights law to provide protection for gays, transgender people and others. The proposed bills would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes under the Elliott-Larsen Civil… Read More

Senate bills to expand adoption rights to LGBT families

// on Wed, Apr 17 2019 / Article

Four state senators introduced a bill to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. “LGBT Michiganders encounter enough discrimination, and shouldn’t face additional rejection, humiliation and disappointment when seeking to adopt Michigan’s most vulnerable children,” Senator Jeremy Moss said. The proposed bills would… Read More

Opinion: Shine a light into the capitol

// on Mon, Mar 25 2019 / Article

That’s because citizens on both the left and the right are demanding more control of their government, which has resulted in candidates from across the political divide running on a platform to fix our broken system. If we are truly going to be the change… Read More

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