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Teen charged in attack on gay man at Detroit LGBT pride event

| Saturday, June 21, 2014
DETROIT -- A 16-year-old teen has been charged with assault, two weeks after a young gay man was attacked during a gay pride celebration in Detroit. The boy, whose name has not been released because he is a minor, appeared Saturday appeared Saturday in Wayne County Juvenile Court.

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Attack on gay man at Detroit’s Motor City Pride event captured on video

| Tuesday, June 10, 2014
DETROIT -- The beating of a gay man was caught on tape at Detroit’s Motor City Pride over the weekend. Christin Howard, 20, told WXYZ-TV that he was taking a picture with a friend at the pride festival when five to eight men started to harass him and hurled anti-gay slurs.

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Pop-rock trio fun. plans to raise funds for at-risk LGBT youth in Detroit

| Friday, January 17, 2014
Al Powers, Powers Imagery / Invision (AP)Fun. performs at IHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas in Sept.  2013.
NEW YORK -- The pop-rock trio fun. is launching a campaign to raise money for at-risk LGBT youth in Detroit. The band says it plans to raise $250,000 to build a community health center for the Ruth Ellis Center, which provides housing, meals, clothing and medical services for LGBT youth in need.

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Activists say Detroit murder victim was a transgender woman

| Wednesday, December 11, 2013
DETROIT -- The Wayne County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a murder victim that activists in the LGBT community say was a transgender woman.

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Election night brings victory and defeat for gay candidates, issues across the nation

| Wednesday, November 4, 2009
It was to be a night of hope and promise for the LGBT community, but instead the crushing defeat of Maine's gay marriage law delivered another setback for gay rights advocates and overshadowed many other victories at the ballot box Tuesday. In Maine, voters on...

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