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Detroit: Third LGBTQ Person Murdered This Year

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The body of Melvin, a 30-year old African American gay male, was discovered shot to death early Monday morning by a neighbor on Detroit’s East side. ...
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Religious Refusal Bills Pass in Michigan Limiting Same-Sex Adoption Rights

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There are currently more than 10,000 youth in Michigan’s foster care system, approximately 3,000 of whom are currently available for adoption. ...
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Michigan House Passes Bills Denying Homes to Foster Children

Three bills may allow taxpayer funded adoption agencies the ability to deny an adoption based on the agency's moral or religious beliefs.
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Three bills may allow taxpayer funded adoption agencies the ability to deny an adoption based on the agency's moral or religious beliefs. ...
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Michigan House Committee Passes Bills Denying Homes to Foster Children

Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs.
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Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs. ...
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Michigan House: No Vote on LGBT Discrimination Law

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House Bill 5804 would add sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression to the list of communities protected under the Civil Rights Act of 1976. ...
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Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

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Over one million dollars was given directly to the organization two million dollars was donated to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. ...
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Detroit Police Investigating Multiple Transgender-Related Crimes

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At least two of the victims are transgender women, and one victim, whose gender identity is not yet public, was killed in Palmer Park last Friday. ...
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AG Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

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U.S. AG Eric Holder issued a statement in which he clarified the federal government’s stance on more than 300 same-sex marriages in the state of Michigan. ...
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Michigan Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Ruled Unconstitutional

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A federal judge Friday issued a landmark ruling that Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. ...
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Michigan 100-Day Hunger Strike in Third Week – Gaining Speed

Michigan 100-Day Hunger Strike in Third Week – Gaining Speed
On July 30 every gay community center in Michigan began a 100-day hunger strike, protesting Michigan’s extreme anti-equality legislation. ...
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