16th April 2015
Mechanic refusing to serve gay people because ‘homosexuality is wrong’ 33
2:06 PM — A Michigan business owner is refusing to serve gay customers - as he believes homosexuality is a sin.
2nd April 2015
Michigan governor says he will veto ‘religious freedom’ bill 7
4:21 PM — Governor Rick Snyder has said he will veto the Religious Freedom Restoration Act if it is presented to him.
11th March 2015
University bans cake sale for homeless LGBT people 30
7:27 PM — A Christian university in Michigan has refused to allow a bake sale in aid of LGBT homeless youth to take place.
7th March 2015
Gym defends banning woman after she complained about trans customer 430
5:11 PM — Planet Fitness has defended a decision to cancel a woman's gym membership - after she complained about a trans woman using the female changing rooms.
15th January 2015
Michigan must recognise same-sex marriages 1
4:41 PM — A judge has ruled that Michigan must recognise the same-sex marriages carried out in the brief period same-sex marriage was possible in the state.
8th December 2014
US: Michigan Republicans pass bill permitting discrimination against gays 24
3:47 PM — Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives have passed a bill that would permit religious people to discriminate on the grounds of sexuality.
25th November 2014
US: Michigan Attorney General asks Supreme Court to stop gay couples from marrying 21
11:10 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Michigan has stepped up his opposition to same-sex marriage, taking the fight to the Supreme Court.
15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
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.