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Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Ferndale Hosts ‘First Ever’ LGBT Midwest Job Expo

Businesses and organizations known to be friendly to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are putting out the “help wanted” sign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2012

This is the engagement picture posted on Dominic Sheahan-Stahl's Facebook account. (Facebook Photo)

Gay Alum’s Commencement Speech Invite Withdrawn

An aspiring actor who graduated from a Catholic school in Mount Pleasant will not be allowed to speak at next month’s graduation ceremonies because he is openly gay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2012

Sentenced To Life, Man Apologizes To Family Of Victim He Stabbed 132 Times

A 20-year-old Detroit man convicted of murder on accusations he stabbed a Warren man more than 130 times during a robbery targeting gay men has offered an apology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

LGBT Expert Caitlin Ryan Addresses More than 2 Dozen in Ferndale (WWJ: Kathryn Larson)

‘Family Rejection’ Number 1 Predictor Of Suicide Attempts In GLBT Community

More than two dozens concerned citizens and policy leaders spent Friday in Ferndale listening to new research on how to increase the health and well being of youth in the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012

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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Whirlpool Joins The “It Gets Better” Movement

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Whirlpool Corporation’s employees posted a video to share an “It Gets Better” message with LGBT youth who are struggling with bullying and self-acceptance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

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Pleasant Ridge In Top 10 For Same-Sex Couples

The community of Pleasant Ridge is among America’s top 10 cities for same-sex couples, with 60 per 1,000 according to new figures from the Census Bureau.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

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Study: Gay Teens More Prone To Risky Behavior

According to a new government stud, gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students are more likely than their straight classmates to smoke, drink alcohol, or do other risky things such as drug use and attempted suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2011

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Gas Station Beating Getting More Exposure

A young Detroit man is using the Internet to bring attention to a possible hate crime at a gas station on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011

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