gays

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Judge Postpones Ruling That Could End Michigan Gay Marriage Ban

A U.S. District Judge in Detroit has decided to postpone his ruling in a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

(Credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Taking A Look At Michigan Gay Marriage Ban

A lesbian couple’s desire to adopt each other’s children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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

istockphoto

Court OKs Same Sex Partner Benefits For State Workers

A divided Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a state panel’s decision to extend health care benefits to same-sex partners of state employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

Eastern Michigan University Settles Lawsuit With Booted Student For $75K

A lawsuit filed by a woman who contends she was kicked out of a master’s degree program at Eastern Michigan University because of her opposition to homosexuality has been settled for $75,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

(credit: istockphoto)

Survey: Detroit Most Dangerous U.S. City For Gays

A local LGBT rights group is taking issue with a new survey that ranks Detroit as “the most dangerous U.S. city to visit for gay travelers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

MSU Poll: Gay Marriage Gaining Support In Michigan

A Michigan State University poll has found an increase in support for gay marriage in Michigan, with 56 percent of adults questioned saying they support the same-sex unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

Royal Oak. (credit: istock)

Commission Votes 7-0 To Draft Ordinance To Prevent Discrimination To Gays, Others In Royal Oak

The Royal Oak City Commission voted unanimously to drafting an ordinance to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation and a host of other things like height and weight during a meeting Monday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Judge Needs More Time In Unmarried Adoption Case

A federal judge has decided to wait ten days before deciding if a lesbian couple can adopt a child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Charles Pugh sits in the window at Affirmations in Ferndale. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Pugh Takes Part In Hunger Strike For Gay Rights

A local politician is giving up food for a day as part of an effort to bring attention to discrimination against gays in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

more

previous