Please visit untilloveisequal.com/year-two to learn more about our Year Two efforts, as we mark the anniversary (June 15) of the terrible vote against equality in Holland, MI (USA). On June 16, 2011, Until Love Is Equal formed and we've been working ever since - to find a loving, fair and moral conclusion to the absence of liberty and safety from harm in Holland, MI. One vulnerable minority is being left out, which is un-American, and we can do be better.
June 15, 2011
Five members of Holland City Council votes against a standard anti-discrimination law that most Michigan metro areas have. Mayor Kurt Dykstra, Todd Whiteman, Nancy DeBoer, Myron Tretheway, and Brian Burch voted instead to preserve landlords’ right to refuse housing to LGBT residents of Holland, to for employers’ right to refuse jobs to LGBT workers.
June 16, 2011
The Until Love Is Equal movement is formed, in West Michigan. A broad coalition of creatives, straight allies, members of the LGBTQ community, regular folks… this group of people from across the region have redefined grassroots organizing, from scratch.
Now we enter year two. We continue to sequence through the Ghandian steps for a movement. The second year of Until Love Is Equal, and the fight for equality in West Michigan, starts loudly, right now.
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