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.
17th June 2014
US: Federal appeals court to hear arguments around four same-sex marriage bans
6:22 PM — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments around same-sex marriage bans in four US states.
30th May 2014
US: Human rights group seeks recognition of gay marriages in Michigan
1:29 AM — The American Civil Liberties Union in the state of Michigan has filed asking a judge to recognise marriages performed before an injunction was issued.
8th May 2014
US: Michigan Attorney General argues for gay marriage ban ‘out of respect for democracy’ 7
3:31 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Michigan has pointed to a US Supreme Court ruling to uphold a ban on affirmative action in his arguments for a ban on same-sex marriage.
2nd May 2014
US: Art sculpture moved, because town thinks it’s a gay orgy 33
5:48 PM — An art sculpture designed to represent unity has been moved from a Michigan town, because residents thought it was meant to be a gay orgy.
29th April 2014
US: Despite request, Michigan same-sex marriage ban lawsuit will take usual court route 1
12:12 PM — Despite a request from the state for an appeal against a lawsuit challenging Michigan's same-sex marriage ban to see a full panel of 15 judges, the case will take a normal course through the courts.
26th April 2014
US: Michigan state representative quits GOP over party’s opposition to gay rights 3
2:18 PM — A former state Representative in Michigan has quit the Republican party, in protest at its opposition to gay rights.
22nd April 2014
US: City council indefinitely postpones consideration of anti-discrimination policy
3:28 PM — A Michigan city council has indefinitely postponed consideration of a proposal to ban discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity.
16th April 2014
US: Michigan attorneys oppose request for full appeals court panel in gay marriage case 1
1:07 PM — Attorneys in the case which persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan's same-sex marriage ban have opposed a request from the state's Attorney General that the case should be taken up by a full 15-judge panel.
14th April 2014
US: Human rights group sues Michigan over refusal to recognise same-sex marriages 6
8:02 PM — A human rights legal group has filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan over its refusal to recognise 300+ same-sex couples married in the state.
13th April 2014
US: Michigan same-sex benefits ban heads to appeals court
2:03 PM — Michigan is appealing the decision to strike down a law which denies domestic partner benefits to gay couples.
8th April 2014
US: City commissioner calls on Michigan to cease appeal to keep same-sex marriage ban 2
5:18 PM — A city commissioner in the US state of Michigan has called on the state's attorney general and governor to cease their appeal of a decision to strike-down a same-sex marriage ban in the state.