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Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer of Hazel Park have brought suit in U.S. District Court in Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

No Immediate Impact On Michigan Gay Marriage Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a gay marriage case from Calif. doesn’t have an immediate impact on Michigan’s voter-approved ban.

06/26/2013

Supreme Court To Rule On Prop 8, Gay Marriage

Decisions facing the court are whether or not to uphold, in whole or in part, California’s Proposition 8 and Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Get Tested For HIV For Free In Ferndale

Metro Detroit’s Community Center for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community is offering free HIV and STD testing.

CBS Detroit–02/22/2013

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Survey: Detroit Most Dangerous U.S. City For Gays

A local LGBT rights group is taking issue with a new survey that ranks Detroit as “the most dangerous U.S. city to visit for gay travelers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

Charles Pugh sits in the window at Affirmations in Ferndale. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Pugh Takes Part In Hunger Strike For Gay Rights

A local politician is giving up food for a day as part of an effort to bring attention to discrimination against gays in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

In the ”Living" window at Affirmations in Ferndale, David Garcia and other participants, both gay and straight, will refrain from consuming anything but water. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Local LGBTs Launch 100-Day Hunger Strike

Members of Michigan’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community have launched a hunger strike leading up to the November elections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

LGBT Midwest Job Expo At Affirmations In Ferndale

A first of its kind job fair will take place in Ferndale on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2012

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Local People React To Obama’s Support Of Gay Marriage

“I really think that this is really good news, this is really good news, especially at such a crucial time in the country … This is really, it takes a positive stance,” Varner said.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2012

Executive Director; Antonio David Garcia (WWJ photo)

Affirmations Introduces New Executive Director

Affirmations, Metro Detroit’s Center for Lesbian and Gay people has named a new executive director; Antonio Garcia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

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