27th September 2014
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 3
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
26th September 2014
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
29th August 2014
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
28th August 2014
US: Detroit couple claims their mail carrier won’t deliver mail because they are gay 2
9:08 PM — A Detroit same-sex couple believes they aren't reciving mail because their mail carrier learned they are gay.
25th August 2014
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
21st June 2014
US: 16-year-old charged with assault over brutal attack at Detroit pride event
6:59 PM — A 16-year-old has appeared in court charged with assault, following a violent attack at Motor City Pride in Detroit.
19th June 2014
US: Presbyterian Church to vote on allowing same-sex marriage 2
11:36 AM — The US Presbyterian church will on Friday vote on whether or not to allow same-sex marriages to take place.
14th June 2014
US: Teenager arrested over violent attack at Detroit pride event 2
3:52 PM — Police have made an arrest in connection with a brutal assault at a pride parade in Detroit.
11th June 2014
US: Police investigate violent attack during pride event in Detroit 4
12:39 PM — Police in the state of Michigan care investigating a violent attack on a gay man by five to eight men, during a pride celebration in Detroit.
3rd August 2013
Archbishop of Detroit: Pope’s comments on gay people represent ‘no change’ 30
12:30 PM — The Archbishop of Detroit has spoken out over excitement about Pope Francis' seemingly progressive comments on homosexuality, arguing that the pontiff "didn’t say anything different" to established Catholic teaching.
3rd May 2013
US: Catholics protest in Detroit against archbishop’s anti-gay stance 7
1:32 PM — The Catholic archbishop of Detroit, in the US state of Michigan, has been subject to protests, as he recently proclaimed that supporters of equal marriage should not take communion.
8th April 2013
Vatican advisor: Pro-equal marriage Catholics should not take Communion 67
4:20 PM — A legal advisor to the Vatican has said that Catholics who support same-sex marriage should not approach for communion, with the Archbishop of Detroit adding that to do so would be to commit "perjury".
5th April 2013
Video: Garbage stops Detroit show to let a fan propose to his boyfriend 22
12:22 AM — At a gig in Detroit at the end of March, rock band Garbage stopped their show to invite two fans up on stage, when one talks about how he knew they were meant to be together, before proposing to his boyfriend.
7th March 2013
US: Judge postpones ruling on lesbian couple’s adoption and equal marriage ban in Michigan
4:42 PM — A judge has posponed making a decision on a potentially groundbreaking case for equal marriage in the state of Michigan, and has said he will wait until the US Supreme Court makes a decision on equal marriage, before he rules.
US: Lesbian adoption case could challenge Michigan state’s equal marriage ban
3:18 PM — A lesbian couple from Detroit have filed a lawsuit in order to try to adopt each other's children by overturning Michigan state's ban on same-sex adoption, which has escalated into a potentially groundbreaking case against the ban on equal marriage in the state.
8th February 2013
US: Man gets 18 months for homophobic petrol station assault 2
5:15 PM — The attacker in a homophobic assault at a petrol station in the US city of Detroit in 2011 has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty.
30th August 2012
Judge suggests Detroit lesbian couple challenge state’s marriage equality ban for full parenting rights
12:11 PM — A federal judge in Detroit this week suggested a lesbian couple challenge the state of Michigan's ban on marriage equality - which is preventing them both being registered as their children's parents.
29th August 2012
Detroit: Hate-crime assault suspect pleads guilty 2
11:24 PM — A man in Detroit entered a guilty plea in court today, admitting that he assaulted a man in a corner shop based on the assumption that the victim was gay.