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Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit Parish

Archbishop 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.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage is among the several cases being heard before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.  The three-judge panel in Cincinnati, Ohio, are hearing arguments from six cases out of four states. (credit: Bob Vitale)

The Wait Is On For Court Of Appeals Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Michigan’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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

Jim Murray, president of AT&T Michigan, with Carol Cain on Michigan Matters talking about a coalition to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation. (credit:  CBS 62)

WATCH: As Movers, Shakers Migrate To Mackinac Talk Gears Up On Entrepreneurship, Gay Rights And Growing The Economy

1,500 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.

05/23/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Snyder Condemns GOP Leader’s Anti-Gay Statement

GOP 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

Demonstrators are seen outside District Court in Detroit. (credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Will Go To Trial

A federal judge says he will hold a trial before deciding whether to overturn Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

GOP Committeeman Under Fire Over Anti-Gay Facebook Post

A group of young Republican activists are calling for the resignation of Michigan’s Republican National Committeeman over a Facebook post concerning gays and lesbians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Hundreds of activists take part in the Gay Parade in Caracas, July 4, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Miguel Gutierrez (Photo credit should read MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Ordinance On Hold In Royal Oak

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Royal Oak Commission Adopts Human Rights Ordinance

Royal 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

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Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Clears Hurdle

The city commission voted to pass a first reading of an ordinance making it illegal to discriminate against anyone based on sexual orientation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

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