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Editorial — Tennessee drag ban is direct attack on LGBTQ+ community

North Wind Editorial Board April 6, 2023

In an era when LGBTQ+ visibility and acceptance seemed to be on an upward trend, legislators in Tennessee decided to create and pass a bill that deliberately targets the community — particularly that...

ADVOCACY — EQMI is an LGBTQ + advocacy and victim advocate services organization nonprofit that is based in lower Michigan that advocates for the rights of LGBTQ + individuals and communities as well as providing victim services. Mandy Bonesteel is the current rural outreach coordinator based in the U.P. and is working to provide these services to community members.

Equality Michigan raises awareness for LGBTQ+, victim advocate services in U.P.

Madoline Plattenberg March 13, 2023

Mandy Bonesteel, a graduate administrative assistant at NMU’s Center for Student Enrichment and first-year master’s candidate public administration major, is the first rural outreach coordinator in...

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