Advocating for Fairness and Equality - 5:11
with Nathan Triplett, Director of Public Policy for Equality Michigan
Posted Nov 21, 2017
Established in 1991 as the Triangle Foundation, Equality Michigan has been working for 25 years to achieve full equality and respect for all Michigan residents regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Michigan's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people are working to achieve basic fairness and equality in our state. We want to live in safe communities, take care of our families, and contribute to our social, cultural, political, and economic lives and wellbeing. EQMI serves as MI's premiere statewide political advocacy organization working toward the achievement of these goals. Nathan Triplett of Equality Michigan?appears on the program with host Laurel Hess. Interview recorded November 16th, 2017.
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