6th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds ban on marriage for same-sex couples
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld anti-gay marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. This is the first federal appeals court ruling that has upheld bans on marriage for same-sex couples. Four other circuits have ruled in favor of marriage equality.
Roman Catholic institutions don't stop firing LGBT employees
The streak of firings continues in St. Louis, Missouri, and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Williams Institute estimates economic impact of marriage equality in Michigan
The Williams Institute at UCLA has released reports on the economic boost of marriage for same-sex couples should marriage equality come to Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
An eventful few days for Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee
On this Wednesday, August 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will review same-sex marriage cases from each of the four states in its geographic area – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.
On being a Black lesbian Baptist bishop: Allyson Nelson Abrams speaks candidly with ELIXHER
Throughout the interview, Bishop Abrams describes her journey with the Baptist tradition and since her resignation, her take on theology in the Black church, and more. Take a look:
Michigan AG relegates one anti-LGBT brief to birdcage—but is it all that different?
Bill Schuette, the Republican Attorney General for the state of Michigan, has publicly denounced a group called Traditionalist Youth Network for an amicus brief it filed against marriage equality. But what is really astounding is just how run-of-the-mill this brief really is.