Same Sex Partners

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Unmarried Partner?Some insurance companies allow policies to be extended to unmarried partners.
Fall Showdown In Court On Mich. Gay Marriage BanA federal judge says he'll hear arguments Oct. 1 on the legality of Michigan's ban on gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples.
Judge Wants Trial On Mich. Gay Marriage BanA federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by two women challenging Michigan's ban on gay marriage and joint adoptions by same-sex couples.
Mich. Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits BlockedA federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan's ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.
No Immediate Impact On Michigan Gay Marriage BanThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision in a gay marriage case from Calif. doesn't have an immediate impact on Michigan's voter-approved ban.
Bills Would Repeal Michigan's Ban On Gay MarriageMinority Democrats in the Michigan Senate are attempting to repeal the state's ban against gay marriage.
Court OKs Same Sex Partner Benefits For State WorkersA divided Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a state panel's decision to extend health care benefits to same-sex partners of state employees.
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.
Adoption Ban For Gay, Unmarried Couples In CourtThe state of Michigan is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a ban on adoption by unmarried couples.
Women Sue To Stop Ban On Adoption By Gay CouplesTwo women are suing the state of Michigan to try to overturn a state ban on adoption by unmarried couples.
Same-Sex Benefits An Issue In Budget BattleA controversial proposal in Lansing to cut funding for colleges that give benefits to same-sex partners.