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Viewpoints Schuette's Cowardly Plea To Discriminate

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's op-ed in Sunday's Detroit Free Press attempted to defend his decision to continue fighting marriage equality all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. READ MORE.

The Movement, Martin And Marriage

Movement is about change. Sometimes the causes change, the tactics change -- even the leadership changes -- but the constant in all of our movements is our quest to become more human: to change our communities and our societies to treat all of humanity fairly, justly and equally. READ MORE.

Out Of Touch

I doubt she'd be the one to admit it, but my mother enjoys celebrity gossip. When I was growing up, it was quite common to see her toss a tabloid in the shopping cart so she could keep up with the latest rumors. READ MORE.

Michigan How Caspar Decision Impacts Michiganders

On Jan. 15, Federal District Judge Mark Goldsmith held that the state of Michigan's refusal to recognize the legal marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples who legally wed on March 22, 2014 (during the window period of the DeBoer decision when Michigan's prohibition on same-sex couples was struck down) is unconstitutional. READ MORE.

Viewpoints As Heard On Facebook

As LGBT people across the country, and especially in Michigan, wait to learn if the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the remaining same-sex marriage cases, people have taken to Facebook to express their frustrations - and their hope. READ MORE.

Transmissions: Fix It

In the early morning of Dec. 28, a 17-year-old transwoman by the name of Leelah Alcorn was struck and killed by a semi-truck on Interstate 71 near Union Township, Ohio. At 5:30 p.m., hours after the accident, a post by Alcorn automatically posted to her Tumblr page. The note - displayed on a light pink with a pixilated unicorn cat in the background - was titled simply, "Suicide Note." READ MORE.

Special Section: World AIDS Day
Study Finds Significant Racial Disparities For HIV Infection Among Black And White MSM

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.

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