Amy Hunter

Amy Hunter

At a Glance:

Amy Hunter has been a Project Contributor since September 2009, has written 23 entries and currently lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Amy Hunter focuses most of her energy on advocacy and political activism for the transsexual, transgender, lesbian and gay communities. She holds seats on the Boards of Directors for Equality Michigan, the Kalamazoo Community Foundation Equality Fund, the Kalamazoo Alliance for Equality (kafe) and the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center (KGLRC).

Amy served as Director of Operations for One Kalamazoo and drafted many of the amendments for Kalamazoo, Michigan’s LGBT inclusive non-discrimination ordinance. She is former Transgender Services Coordinator for KGLRC and facilitator of TransCend, a transgender support and advocacy group.

Amy is Associate Editor of The Scavenger, an Australian published on-line monthly. She and her spouse Cindy love sharing a home in the woods near Kalamazoo with their four cats: Duncan, Thomas, Annie and Frosty.

Amy Hunter: Recently Filed


Legislative Malfeasance in Michigan

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 04, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

In a stunning misrepresentation of the public trust, ultra-conservatives in Michigan pushed an "anti-bullying" initiative through the state Senate Wednesday after attaching an amendment that radically changed the legislation's impact.Read More

I'm the Wrong Dress Size

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

A dear friend of mine, Tucker Rafferty, after reading from Surfacing, a collection of essays I had penned, asked permission to adapt them into a one-woman show. The following was adapted from an essay titled "I'm the Wrong Dress Size"....Read More

Yelling at the TV

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 18, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I have to be careful when I watch cable news. If I'm not, I can find myself shouting - inexplicably - at the television, which does nothing of course except scare the cats. I don't know about you, but, I...Read More

Why This Year Matters: Part 3

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 01, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Many people don't spend much time figuring out for whom to vote in local races. Some folks simply vote for the county commissioner or township supervisor whose name they recognize. Even state offices such as Secretary of State, Attorney General,...Read More

Hi, I'm a Tea Partier

Filed by Amy Hunter | October 30, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I've been posting lately about the elections next Tuesday. In "Why This Year Matters" part two, I painted a picture of a post-Tea Party win. Not voting next Tuesday is a really bad idea. This animation pretty much sums...Read More