A state hearing officer has upheld the 2010 firing of an assistant attorney general who was accused of harassing the gay U-M student government president.
A Senate Committee in Lansing has approved two bills that would prohibit health insurance benefits for the domestic partners of public workers.
A new report says hate crimes against homosexual Americans are on the increase. But in Michigan, the number of incidents is declining.
Allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military is a step toward equality, advocates say, but a fight for other social changes such as gay marriage still lies ahead.
Republicans blocked a last-ditch effort in the Senate to lift the military’s ban on openly gay troops on Thursday, dealing a major blow to gay rights groups.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Pentagon reporters on Tuesday that existing policies such as housing and spousal benefits for military service members “can and should be applied equally to homosexuals as well as heterosexuals.”
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military to remain in place while a federal appeals court considers the issue.
President Barack Obama has joined the viral “It Gets Better” campaign, filming a segment in a series of high-profile videos urging troubled gay teens not to take their own lives.
A federal appeals court has frozen a judge’s order halting the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, even as the Pentagon has announced it will accept openly gay recruits. A three-judge panel of the 9th […]
The Obama administration on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to immediately suspend a judge’s ruling that overturned the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays.