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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

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

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

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

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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

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

Prominent Michigan LGBT member will begin a 100-day hunger strike on Monday to protest 'repressive' politics. (File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

100-Day Hunger Strike For Michigan LGBT Members

Prominent members of Michigan’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are joining forces for a 100-day hunger strike to raise awareness and promote equal rights.

07/27/2012

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Anderson Cooper: ‘The Fact Is, I’m Gay’

CNN’s Anderson Cooper has come out of the closet.

CBS Detroit–07/02/2012

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