The controversy over a Michigan bill intended to punish those who abuse animals demonstrates that LGBT Americans are still not equal in the eyes of many state laws.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich might just be the only GOP candidate who is not in favor of overturning the marriage equality decision, but he won't say much about LGBT rights beyond that.
The Michigan measure refers to sodomy as "the abominable and detestible crime against nature," punishable as a felony.
For the second time, lawyers defending a Michigan funeral home in a civil lawsuit have been rebuffed in their attempt to invade a transgender woman's privacy.
The nation's high court has rejected former Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell's attempt to appeal a defamation ruling against him.
The victim told police his attacker threatened to kill him, saying, “Die dirty faggy."
The murder of a gay black man named Melvin, who sometimes wore women's clothing to work, is Detroit's third homicide of an LGBT person in 2015.