SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Officials in a Detroit suburb have passed an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Southfield City Council voted Monday to adopt the human rights ordinance first introduced a year ago by Democratic State Rep. Jeremy Moss.
Moss also says he’s pleased Gov. Rick Snyder is encouraging the Legislature to expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act and prohibit LGBT discrimination statewide.
Moss says every community in Michigan should allow residents to live and work with the same legal protections.
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