Police are investigating a report by a 20-year-old gay man who said he was beaten by five to eight men in downtown Detroit.
New numbers from the FBI show a drop in hate crimes across the nation. The FBI reports there were 6,200 incidents in 2011, down from over 6,600 the year before.
This weekend Hart Plaza will serve as the hub for celebrating the strength, vitality and unity of Metro Detroit’s LGBT community.
There’s a town hall meeting Wednesday in Ann Arbor to encourage Michigan to adopt an anti-gay discrimination policy.
A local group is fighting for legal equality for all people in Michigan, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
(Alicia Skillman speaks with staffer – WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting) With same-sex marriage put on hold in California, the head of one local organization challenges those who support bans on gay marriage to take one important step.