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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

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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

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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

Andrew Shirvell (video screenshot)

Lawyer Ordered To Pay $4.5M To Gay U-M Student

A jury has found in favor of a gay University of Michigan student body president in his lawsuit against a former Michigan assistant attorney general.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Andrew Shirvell (video screenshot)

Jury Will Hear Trial Involving Gay U-M Student, Lawyer

Jury selection is starting in a civil lawsuit against a former state of Michigan lawyer who is accused of stalking and defaming a gay student government president at the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

In the ”Living" window at Affirmations in Ferndale, David Garcia and other participants, both gay and straight, will refrain from consuming anything but water. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Local LGBTs Launch 100-Day Hunger Strike

Members of Michigan’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community have launched a hunger strike leading up to the November elections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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Trial Likely In Suit Against Anti-Gay Ex-Official

A federal judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses a then-Michigan assistant attorney general of stalking a gay University of Michigan student government president.

04/18/2012

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