sexual orientation


Detroit-Area Pediatrician Refuses To Care For Lesbian Couple’s Baby

Can a doctor refuse to treat the baby of a same-sex couple? That situation played out at a local doctor’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2015

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

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


Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Clears Hurdle

The city commission voted to pass a first reading of an ordinance making it illegal to discriminate against anyone based on sexual orientation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013


Michigan Ministers Sue To Stop US Hate Crime Law

A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati is taking up the claim of three Michigan ministers that a federal hate crime law infringes on their First Amendment rights and should be declared unconstitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

Tour Stops In Ann Arbor To Talk Pro-Equality Legislation

There’s a town hall meeting Wednesday in Ann Arbor to encourage Michigan to adopt an anti-gay discrimination policy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011

Local Group Fights For Pro-Equality Legislation

A local group is fighting for legal equality for all people in Michigan, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011