gay rights http://wkar.org en Ingham Clerk Byrum decries gay marriage delay, blasts AG http://wkar.org/post/ingham-clerk-byrum-decries-gay-marriage-delay-blasts-ag <p></p><p></p><p>Michigan&rsquo;s ban on same-sex marriages remains in place. Yesterday, <a href="http://www.mied.uscourts.gov/judges/guidelines/topic.cfm?topic_id=62">U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman</a> chose to hold a trial in February in the case in which a lesbian couple from Hazel Park is seeking to overturn the state&rsquo;s laws that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying and entering into joint adoptions. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:56:18 +0000 Current State 43904 at http://wkar.org Ingham Clerk Byrum decries gay marriage delay, blasts AG Newly out MSU freshman shares his experience http://wkar.org/post/newly-out-msu-freshman-shares-his-experience <p>Today marks the 25th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. The&nbsp; day not only celebrates members of the LGBT community who publicly disclosed their sexuality, but it also brings attention to the challenges still facing&nbsp; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:07:25 +0000 Current State 43643 at http://wkar.org Newly out MSU freshman shares his experience State Capitol Area Could Adopt Uniform Gay Rights Ordinances http://wkar.org/post/state-capitol-area-could-adopt-uniform-gay-rights-ordinances <p>A group of Lansing-area local elected officials are calling for a common anti-discrimination policy for the entire region surrounding the state Capitol.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 19:08:36 +0000 Rick Pluta 35527 at http://wkar.org State Capitol Area Could Adopt Uniform Gay Rights Ordinances East Lansing Marks 40th Anniversary of Gay Rights Ordinance http://wkar.org/post/east-lansing-marks-40th-anniversary-gay-rights-ordinance <p>March 7 marks an important anniversary for the city of East Lansing that many people don&rsquo;t know about.&nbsp; On this date 40 years ago, the city council passed an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 03:35:13 +0000 Gretchen Millich 13676 at http://wkar.org East Lansing Marks 40th Anniversary of Gay Rights Ordinance