State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Michigan

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Current status
(since Jun 26, 2003)
Legal
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
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Same-sex marriage in Michigan

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Current status
(since Jun 26, 2015)
Legal
The US Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide.
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Nov 2, 2004–Jun 26, 2015
Unrecognized
Proposal 2 passed in 2004 defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman
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Right to change legal gender in Michigan

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Requires surgery for change of birth certificate. Changes pending. Non binary options pending.
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Same-sex adoption in Michigan

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Jan 1, 2018–Jul 18, 2018
Single only
Full legalization pending.
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Current status
Single only
Any individual may petition for adoption per Mich. Probate Code §710.24.

Second-adoption had been approved in some lower courts, but the chief judge stopped these approvals in Washtenaw County.
Sources:
Mich. Probate Code §710.24
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/michigan
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LGBT discrimination in Michigan

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Aug 10, 2016–Jul 18, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
State interperts existing sex prohibition on sex discrimination to include sexual oreination and or gender idenity. As well as full state discrimination protections only. State explicitly interpites prohibition on sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and or gender indentity. Sex discrimination which includes gender identity under section VII.
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Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination exist based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Michigan

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Sep 9, 2016–Jul 18, 2018
Ambiguous
Only for state employment. As well as discrimination protection under federal law VII under sex discrimination for sexual oreination and gender identity. Full Employment discrimination protections pending state wide.
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Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, public employees of the state are protected based on both sexual orientation as well as gender identities, and domestic partners of public employees are granted benefits.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Michigan

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Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Michigan

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Current status
(since Sep 20, 2011)
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Michigan

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Jan 1, 1983–Oct 12, 2017
Banned (1-year deferral)
Under a recent ruling from the FDA
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since 1983)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Equal age of consent in Michigan

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Current status
Equal
Just got equalized recently.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Michigan

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May 9, 2016–Jun 8, 2018
Not banned
Politicians are trying to get passed again for the 3 time. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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