15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 126
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
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: New LGBT anti-discrimination law proposed in Michigan 2
11:43 AM — New legislation which would outlaw anti-LGBT discrimination has been proposed this week in the US state of Michigan.
25th September 2014
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees 3
9:31 PM — In an historic action Thursday, the federal government brought suits against two companies who have been accused of discriminating against transgender employees.
17th September 2014
Justice Ginsburg: 6th Circuit will dictate marriage equality timeline for Supreme Court 2
8:24 PM — On Monday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that people should look to the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision for answers to win the US Supreme Court will weigh in on same-sex marriage.
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 August 2014
US: Hundreds of gay Michigan couples seek recognition of their marriages
4:09 PM — Same-sex couples in the US state of Michigan have sought a court order forcing the state to recognise their marriages.
14th August 2014
US Rep asks Michigan to stop defending same-sex marriage ban 3
2:21 PM — A US Representative has asked the Governor of Michigan to stop defending his state's ban on same-sex marriage.
12th August 2014
US: New study cites benefits of same-sex marriage for all of Michigan
11:01 PM — Lifting the current stayed ruling on same-sex marriage in Michigan would generate an estimated $53.2 million in spending to the state’s economy, according to a new study.
6th August 2014
US: Federal court hearing marriage ban appeals from four states at once 1
11:00 AM — A federal appeals court will today hear appeals from four states at once against rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
29th July 2014
US: Michigan Democrat introduces law that will ban gay conversion therapy 2
2:58 PM — Democratic State Representative Adam Zemke of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has sponsored legislation outlawing conversion therapies in the state of Michigan.
26th July 2014
US: Bill to ban youth ‘gay cure’ therapy submitted in Michigan 13
3:57 PM — A bill that would ban 'gay cure' therapy among minors has been submitted in Michigan.
24th July 2014
US: Michigan State LGBT Resource Center receives $1 million dollar gift
3:25 PM — An anonymous gift of $1 million dollars (£580,000) was given to Michigan State University’s LGBT Resource Center.
22nd July 2014
US: Lesbian kicked out of Michigan water park for wearing men’s swimwear 18
10:07 PM — An Indiana woman claims she was kicked out of a Michigan water park because she is a lesbian and was wearing men's swimming trunks.
21st July 2014
Lesbians told to ‘move or die’ following Michigan break-in 6
6:50 PM — Following a break-in during which their wedding photographs were destroyed, a lesbian couple were told to "move or die", in letters scrawled across a wall.
8th July 2014
US: Gay couples assert that anti-gay marriage arguments ‘don’t hold water’ in court filing 1
6:34 PM — Arguments against recognising the marriage of some 300 married same-sex couples in Michigan "don't hold water", a court filing argues.
18th June 2014
US: Church expels volunteer over gay commitment ceremony 12
4:12 PM — A Michigan Church has expelled a gay volunteer, after he held a private commitment ceremony with his same-sex partner.