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Approximately 30 community members came out to the Jan. 27 Affirmations Board of Directors Meeting to share their current worries and concerns over board leadership and the direction the center is taking. It was one of the largest community turnouts the board has seen in some time. READ MORE.
The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination today promised "forward motion" on gay and lesbian equality if he is elected. READ MORE.
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in nearly 100 cities across Italy to urge the government to permit gay and lesbian couples to have civil unions and legally recognized families. READ MORE.
It is incredible that we as a society, here in 2016, are more concerned about where we pee than creating safe communities. READ MORE.
Many of us would gladly protest Israeli treatment of Palestinians -- I myself support a Palestinian state, the so-called "two-state solution" -- but that is different than supporting the Palestinian government that wants you put to death if you're LGBT and live on the Gaza Strip. READ MORE.
In recent months, the group Fair Michigan launched an effort to guarantee protections for sexual orientation and gender identity within the Michigan constitution by means of a statewide initiative slated for the November 2016 ballot. A number of critics have asserted that whenever LGBT rights are put before voters, such measures always fail. This claim is not only false, it also masks a complicated, and perhaps promising, history of past referendum battles. READ MORE.
Fine furniture and design will soon be more convenient to discriminating homeowners in Macomb County. READ MORE.
- Lansing Community Mourns Passing of LGBT Leader
- Q&A: Jillian Michaels on Her Madonna-Influenced Coming Out, LGBT Community's Pressure to Marry & Why She Uses the Word 'Fag'
- A Loathsome Loophole: How Some LGBT Michiganders Use Discriminatory Law
- Affirmations: It's Time to Bring the Community Back to the Center
- Confessions of a Superfan: Why a Self-Proclaimed 'Front-Row Bitch' Wrote 581 Pages on Madonna
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SOUTHFIELD - This year the BTL Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo was held on the anniversary weekend of Judge Friedman's decision in DeBoer v. Snyder. That decision struck down Michigan's same-sex marriage ban, for less than 24 hours, allowing 323 couples to become legally married in the state.View More Marriage
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