Michigan Elections Board Approves Formatting Of Gay Rights PetitionThe Fair Michigan ballot committee now must gather roughly 315,000 valid voter signatures by summer to put the initiative on the November statewide ballot.
Elections Board To Consider Form Of Gay Rights PetitionSupporters of amending Michigan's constitution to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity are hoping to clear an initial procedural step.
Boy Scouts Committee Votes To Allow Gay LeadersThe executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders.
Michigan Rights Panel Urges Communities To Guard Gay RightsThe language says that a no one should be denied "civil rights or be discriminated against" because of a range of characteristics, including gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit ParishArchbishop Allen Vigneron prohibited a talk by Francis DeBernardo for Catholics with gay family members. DeBernardo is the executive director of Maryland-based New Ways Ministry, an advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics.
The Wait Is On For Court Of Appeals Decision On Same-Sex MarriageMichigan's ban on same-sex marriage is among the several cases being heard before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati.
WATCH: As Movers, Shakers Migrate To Mackinac Talk Gears Up On Entrepreneurship, Gay Rights And Growing The Economy1,500 folks from across the state are traveling to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber's annual policy conference which takes place this Tuesday through Friday. It has been held there since 1981 and is where issues and topics are vetted and debated.
Snyder Condemns GOP Leader's Anti-Gay StatementGOP National Committeeman Dave Agema said gay people are seeking health insurance for same-sex partners because they are dying of AIDS and want free medical care.
Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Will Go To TrialA federal judge says he will hold a trial before deciding whether to overturn Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.
GOP Committeeman Under Fire Over Anti-Gay Facebook PostA group of young Republican activists are calling for the resignation of Michigan's Republican National Committeeman over a Facebook post concerning gays and lesbians.
Human Rights Ordinance On Hold In Royal OakA metro Detroit community's human rights ordinance that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors has been placed on hold as opponents seek to put the issue before voters.
Royal Oak Commission Adopts Human Rights OrdinanceRoyal Oak is the latest Michigan community to adopt a human rights ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors.