Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality
August 06 2014 7:59 PM ET

Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

That statement came from one of three judges who today heard appeals in marriage equality cases from four states.

Will Michigan Be The Next State To Ban Conversion Therapy?
July 30 2014 7:14 PM ET

Will Michigan Be The Next State To Ban Conversion Therapy?

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Democratic Rep. Adam Zemke introduced a bill to the Michigan House of Representatives that will ban ex-gay conversion therapy.

BREAKING: HRC Takes on MichFest
July 30 2014 1:36 PM ET

HRC Takes on MichFest

Parker Marie Molloy

The Human Rights Campaign has weighed in on the trans-exclusionary 'womyn born womyn' intention of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, and festival organizers may not like what the national group has to say.

Saginaw, Mich., to Consider Stripping Trans Protections From Nondiscrimination Ordinance
May 19 2014 4:44 PM ET

Mich. City to Consider Stripping Trans Protections From Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Parker Marie Molloy

With the uncertain status of a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, some advocates of Saginaw, Mich.'s LGBT rights ordinance are considering removing some trans protections as a means to sway voters.

WATCH: Michigan for Marriage Readies Plan B
May 10 2014 9:15 AM ET

WATCH: Michigan for Marriage Readies Plan B

Sunnivie Brydum

Just in case the federal challenge to Michigan's marriage ban doesn't go as advocates hope, they're launching a PR campaign to build support for a referendum to establish marriage equality.

Orange is the New Black Star Joins Line-up of Trans Exclusionary Music Festival
May 07 2014 10:50 AM ET May 08 2014 12:27 PM ET

OITNB Star Joins Michfest Lineup

Parker Marie Molloy

Lea DeLaria has joined the lineup for this year's Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, an event that explicitly forbids trans people, like her Orange Is The New Black costar Laverne Cox, from attending.

Politician Dumps GOP Over Marriage Discrimination
April 30 2014 1:38 PM ET

Politician Dumps GOP Over Marriage Discrimination

Michelle Garcia

A Michigan lawmaker announced that he will leave the Republican Party because of its discriminatory stance on marriage equality as well as what he called 'taxpayer abuse.'

ACLU Seeks Recognition for 300 Michigan Marriages
April 14 2014 6:47 PM ET

ACLU Seeks Recognition for 300 Michigan Marriages

Sunnivie Brydum

For less than 24 hours, marriage equality was the law of the land in Michigan. Now the ACLU is suing the state to make sure the same-sex couples who married get the rights they're entitled to.

Federal Government Will Recognize 300 Michigan Marriages
March 28 2014 11:56 AM ET

Federal Government Will Recognize 300 Michigan Marriages

Michelle Garcia

The federal government announced it would recognize the marriages of those in Michigan who ran to get married after a district court ruling.

Hunter Valentine Cancels MichFest Performance Over 'Womyn Born Womyn' Policy
March 27 2014 4:19 PM ET

Hunter Valentine Cancels on MichFest Over Antitrans Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

The long-running women-only music festival has been criticized over a policy that excludes transgender women and is viewed by some as transphobic.

WATCH: Mich. Suspends Rights of Married Same-Sex Couples
March 27 2014 1:56 PM ET

WATCH: Mich. Suspends Rights of Gay Married Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

Michigan governor Rick Snyder confirmed that the more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in the hours when they were allowed are legal, but the couples won't have access to benefits.

Michigan: Gov. Snyder Avoids Concrete Answers on Marriage
March 25 2014 2:04 PM ET

Michigan: Gov. Snyder Avoids Concrete Answers on Marriage

Michelle Garcia

Though there are several marriages in limbo in Michigan after a federal court issued a stay on marriage licenses, the governor's office has been quietly avoiding the matter.

Michigan: Hundreds Wed in 24 Hours
March 24 2014 3:32 PM ET

Michigan: Hundreds Wed in 24 Hours

Michelle Garcia

Couples from across the state flocked to obtain marriage licenses before a temporary stay could be issued the following day.

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