Rising domestic violence during pandemic worries transgender community

LGBTQ COVID: Domestic violence reports in the United States increased in 2020 in correlation with COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, with LGTBQ community members disproportionately likely to experience domestic violence. Advocates say expanding Michigan’s civil rights law to protect against discrimination based on gender-identity and sexual orientation would help. We hear from Detroit-based Equality Michigan, a Southfield state senator and advocacy programs in Grand Rapids and at MSU. By Brandon Chew. FOR LANSING CITY PULSE, GREENVILLE, WKAR, IONIA, DETROIT AND ALL POINTS.