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Mich. House lawmakers adjourn hearing without voting on anti-LGBT bias bill

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Michigan state capitol in Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan lawmakers have adjourned a historic legislative hearing without voting on a measure that would update the state's anti-discrimination law to include protections for LGBT citizens. [...]

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Michigan LGBT rights advocacy group gets $3 million donation

Friday, October 24, 2014
Equality-Michigan
DETROIT -- A Michigan LGBT rights advocacy organization in Michigan has received a $3 million gift from the estate of the group's co-founder. Equality Michigan announced the donation from Dr. Henry Messer on Tuesday. [...]

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Former high-ranking Mich. Republicans support same-sex marriage

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Michigan
DETROIT -- Former high-ranking Republicans in the Michigan Legislature are urging a federal appeals court to allow same-sex marriage in the state. They filed a brief Monday at the Cincinnati-based court, urging it to affirm a March decision that threw out Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Mich. same-sex marriage supporters launch public education campaign

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Marriage equality advocates launch public education campaign in Michigan on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
LANSING, Mich. -- Supporters of marriage equality are launching a statewide campaign to raise awareness of marriage equality. [...]

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Activists say Detroit murder victim was a transgender woman

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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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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Mich. House committee advances bills allowing ‘moral’ adoption refusals

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Michigan
LANSING, Mich. -- Legislators serving on the Michigan House Committee on Families, Children, and Seniors on Wednesday advanced three bills which would allow taxpayer funded adoption agencies the ability to deny an adoption placement based on that agency's moral or religious beliefs. [...]

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Mich. lawmakers postpone vote on bills allowing ‘moral’ disapproval of adoption

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
AP (File)
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan House Committee on Families, Children, and Seniors adjourned Wednesday without voting on two bills currently before the committee which would allow adoption agencies the ability to deny an adoption placement based on that agency's moral or religious beliefs. [...]

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Mich. House Democrats announce bills aimed at legalizing same-sex marriage

Monday, June 24, 2013
SourceMichigan state capitol in Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. – Democrats in the Michigan state House on Monday announced the upcoming introduction of a legislative package aimed at legalizing same-sex marriage in Michigan. [...]

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Gay rights activists plan 2016 vote to repeal Mich. ban on same-sex marriage

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Michigan
LANSING, Mich. — With more than half of voters supporting a repeal of Michigan's gay marriage ban, advocates say it's not a matter of if — but when — same-sex marriage is legal in the state. [...]

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Against all logic: What LGBT’s and allies do now

Sunday, January 15, 2012
agenda-rights
I have always believed that once you recognize a wrong you become an accessory to injustice if you continue to live in a way that accommodates that wrong ... Yet, many of us -- gay, transgender and allies -- are choosing silence when our voices and actions could be a [...]

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