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LGBT rights ordinance upheld in Royal Oak

Royal OakVoters in Royal Oak easily approved a local ordinance that protects people from discrimination based on sexual orientation. The final but-still-unofficial tally was 6,645 to 5,670, or 54-46 percent.

Royal Oak is the 30th Michigan community to adopt an LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance. Read more

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Michigan Department of Civil Rights celebrates its 50th anniversary with a multi-city tour

anniversaryThe State of Michigan is celebrating a milestone this year. Half a century ago, the state became the first in the nation to establish a Civil Rights Commission. Read more

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