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"One of the paramount purposes of marriage in Michigan ... is, and has always been, to regulate sexual relationships between men and women so that the unique procreative capacity of such relationships benefits rather than harms society."
Attorney General Bill Schuette insists that the state has the right to “regulate sexual relations between man and woman so that the unique procreative capacity of such relationships benefits rather than harms society.”
“Although I am greatly disappointed at the trustees’ actions tonight that have solidified my presence in Eureka Township as a second-class citizen, I am not surprised."
Former state Democratic Party chair and prospective Santa Fe mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales posted in a blog today that he is gay.
Gonzales came out on the website Familia es Familia, which works to “build support among Latino communities for acceptance of gay and lesbian family members,” according to the site. The headline over the post is, “My Renewed Faith in Santa Fe.”
A Ferndale man who pundits said was Michigan’s first openly gay mayor in 2008 now wants the job back.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he plans to continue defending and supporting personally the Michigan Constitution's definition of marriage being between one man and one woman.
Michigan resident Justin Barr is not your average high school junior. He met with city council members in his hometown of Greenville, MI (pop. 8,460) to request they adopt a non-discrimination ordinance in their city.
Officials in Lansing could end their community's "sister cities" relationship with the Russian city of St. Petersburg due to that country's anti-gay policies.
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. How soon?