(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Boost Efforts To Reach Out To LGBT Community

“People in the LGBT community often don’t report crimes because there traditionally has not been a strong relationship with police,” Craig said. “We want to change that.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2015

The Gay Stamp Sands along the shores of Lake Superior. Ramakrishna Wusirika photo.

Michigan Tech Prof’s Plants, Bacteria May Give UP’s Gay Stamp Sands New Life

The tiny town of Gay on northern Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is famous for more than its eponymous Gay Bar — there’s also a wasteland of copper mining pollution. Now, a professor at Michigan Technological University is studying using plants and bacteria to bring new life to the Gay Stamp Sands.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014

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Testimony Continues In Trial That Could Overturn Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

A Stanford University professor will return to the witness stand Wednesday in a trial testing Michigan’s ban on gay marriage

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Judge Prepares For Trial On Michigan’s Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge could overturn a ban on gay marriage approved by Michigan voters in 2004.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

US Judge Hears Challenge To Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge is considering a U.S. constitutional challenge to a voter-approved 2004 amendment to the Michigan Constitution that ban’s same sex marriages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

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’s 2004 Gay Marriage Ban Faces Challenge

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman may throw out the law Wednesday after hearing arguments in his Detroit courtroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Young Gay Athletes Set Tone For NBA Coming Out

Some are calling NBA player Jason a role model for this up-and-coming generation of gay and lesbian athletes. But in some ways, those young athletes and their supporters also have helped pave the way for pros like Collins.

97.1 The Ticket–05/04/2013

The Detroit Pistons' Rick Mahorn

Rick Mahorn On Gay Players: “There Will Always Be Detractors”

Former Piston Bay Boy Rick Mahorn is among those applauding Jason Collins.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013


Detroit Man Gets Jail Time For Anti-Gay Assault

A 26-year-old man who admitted to assaulting another man at a Detroit gas station because he believed the victim was gay has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013