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Without comprehensive equal rights legislation at the federal level, LGBTQ people are subject to an inconsistent patchwork of legal protections in their states and local communities. This leaves millions of our most marginalized people at risk of potential discrimination at work and in their daily lives.

That’s why The Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality alongside lawmakers at the local and state levels across the country. Find out what HRC is doing in Michigan and how you can help secure equal rights for all of its LGBTQ citizens.


  • U.S. Sen. Gary Peters
  • Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack
  • Abdullah Hammoud (HD-15)
  • Laurie Pohustky (HD-19)
  • Matt Kolezar (HD-20)
  • Darrin Camillari (HD-23)
  • Kelly Breen (HD-38)
  • Amara Manoogian (HD-40)
  • Padma Kuppa (HD-41)
  • Donna Lasinski (HD-52)
  • Christine Morse (HD-61)
  • Rachel Hood (HD-76)

2020 Endorsed Candidates:

  • Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-5)
  • Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-8)
  • Rep. Andy Levin (MI-9)
  • Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11)
  • Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12)
  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-13)
  • Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)
Paid for by HRC PAC (www.hrc.org). Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee. Paid for by Human Rights Campaign PAC (www.hrc.org) and authorized by PETERS FOR MICHIGAN.

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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.

State Scorecard

Not applicable: Housing
Not applicable: Employment
Not applicable: Hate Crimes
Not applicable: Public Accommodations
Not applicable: School Anti-Bullying
Not applicable: Education
Supports: Transgender Healthcare
Not applicable: Anti-Conversion Therapy
Partially supports: Gender Marker Updates On Identification Documents
Supports: Marriage Equality & Other Relationship Recognition
High Priority to Achieve Basic Equality
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