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Chapels, Cakes And Caterers On Hand For The LGBT Wedding Expo

Just under 100 vendors, including photographers, bakers, caterers, florists, and wedding event planners, took part in the expo, designed to cater specifically to the gay community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2014

Hundreds of activists take part in the Gay Parade in Caracas, July 4, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Miguel Gutierrez (Photo credit should read MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Ordinance On Hold In Royal Oak

A metro Detroit community’s human rights ordinance that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors has been placed on hold as opponents seek to put the issue before voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

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

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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

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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

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Teacher Says She Lost Job Over Gay Club

A former teacher is suing a central Michigan school district that did not renew her contract following a dispute over a poster raising awareness for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

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Still A Problem, But Overall Hate Crimes Drop

New numbers from the FBI show a drop in hate crimes across the nation. The FBI reports there were 6,200 incidents in 2011, down from over 6,600 the year before.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

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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

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

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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