Petition Closed
Petitioning Governor Snyder

Gay rights, Make it better

My name is Katy Butler.  I am 17 years old and i am gay.  I grew up with a mom and a dad who love me very much.  They both have legal cusdity of me.  I want to be able to grow up someday and marry the woman that i love and have chidren with her that we are both responsible for.  Why cant i get married?  Am I less of a citizen because of my sexual orientation?  Everyone tells me as a student in high school that it gets better.  Everyone including government officals and celeberties.  well it doesnt get better.  When I grow up I can't get married, I won't have equal health care oportunities, my partner and I will not both have custity of our children, I can get fired for being who I am which is GAY!!!  How is that fair?  I sit home sometimes and think about this; how I, and every other Lesbian, gay , besexual, transgender, queer or questioning person in michigan is treated like a second class citizen and I cry, becasue its not fair.  I want the rights I deserve!!! Please help me make it better.    

This petition was delivered to:
  • Governor Snyder


    Katy Butler started this petition with a single signature, and now has 122 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.




    The only way Governor Snyder will listen

    Every signature matters and makes the petition more powerful. Add your name today and help us win.