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After 15 years of devoted love, changing diapers, balancing two overnight shifts and challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage, April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse have finally tied the knot. READ MORE.
On the eve of the April DeBoer-Jayne Rowse wedding which he officiated, Federal Judge Bernard Friedman sat down with BTL to discuss his historic role on the path to marriage equality in the U.S. READ MORE.
The historic Kerrytown bar, autBar, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary Aug. 29 and has a whole day of events planned to commemorate a 20 year legacy serving the LGBT+A communities of Ann Arbor. READ MORE.
The 37-year-old clerk hadn't even finished reading the ruling, but she was game to marry them. That move put her in the history books as the first elected official to marry a couple after the ruling. READ MORE.
Tea party darlings and self-admitted adulterers Reps. Todd Courser, R-Lapeer, and Cindy Gamrat, R-Plainwell, have been cited for "misconduct" and "misuse of taxpayer resources," in draft report from the House Business Office handed over to Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt Pleasant. READ MORE.
Spiral, the normally booming dance club located in Lansing's Old Town, is bringing more than drag shows and drink specials to LGBT people. It's Kick Back Sunday, sponsored by Space for Grace, a new nondenominational spiritual movement in Lansing. READ MORE.
Legislative Democrats introduced legislation Aug. 20 that would modify the adoption discrimination bills signed into law earlier this year. READ MORE.
Planet Fitness is asking for a dismissal of a lawsuit involving the company's trans-friendly locker room policy, claiming it promotes discrimination against transgender people. READ MORE.
The Ruth Ellis Center and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance at FCA US have partnered together to organize a 5K walkrun Aug. 29 to raise funds that will be donated to the Ruth Ellis Center's operations, mental health services and the Family Preservation and Acceptance program. READ MORE.
Over a hundred people gathered in Palmer Park Aug. 12 for an LGBT community conversation with the Detroit Police Department, leaders from Detroit based LGBT organizations and the U.S. Attorney's Office. READ MORE.
Three of Detroit's own trans women of color have been reported murdered or significantly harmed in the past week. READ MORE.
In the wake of two recent attacks against transgender women in Detroit, the ACLU of Michigan is again calling on legislators to update state civil-rights protections and hate-crime laws to include safeguards for gender identity and sexual orientation. READ MORE.
Fortunate Families Detroit, a group of Roman Catholic parents and allies of LGBTQ people, gathered Aug. 11 at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth to protest the messages of Catholic leaders as they addressed LGBT Catholics. READ MORE.
The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce will host an LGBT Pride Day at Ford Field on Oct. 25. READ MORE.
The Unholy Trinity -- freshmen Reps. Todd Courser, R-Lapeer; Cindy Gamrat, R-Plainwell; and Gary Glenn, R-Midland -- is breaking up. READ MORE.
The Ruth Ellis Center currently needs 80 backpacks with school supplies for youth in need. READ MORE.
The debate over the Confederate flag makes a local appearance after a recent altercation in East Lansing. READ MORE.
Famed couple April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse will marry Aug. 22 in a private ceremony. READ MORE.
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A study published in the journal The Lancet HIV reports that there is a significant disparity in HIV prevalence between black and white men who have sex with men. The study was published on Nov. 18 and found a startling 32 percent prevalence rate for black men who have sex with men, compared with only eight percent for white men who have sex with men.View More World AIDS Day
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