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Gay Marriage Michigan

Rick Snyder: Michigan To Recognize 300 Gay Marriages From 2014

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced Wednesday that the state will recognize some 300 same-sex marriages conducted in 2014. The governor faced a...

Federal Judge Orders Michigan To Recognize 300 Same-Sex Marriages

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

Three hundred Michigan same-sex couples have a “fundamental right” for their marriages to be legal, a federal judge ruled after the state refused ...

Michigan Sued For Treating Gay Couples Like 'Second-Class Citizens'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The ACLU of Michigan sued the Michigan government and Gov. Rick Snyder (R) Monday to win legal protections for those who were wed last month in the st...

State AG Moves To Review Decision Legalizing Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (SHOO'-tee) wants an entire federal appeals court to take a look at a decision overturning th...

Mitch Albom Thinks Marriage Equality Undermines Marriage

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lev Raphael

Yes, Mitch, we're better off. The state presented a pathetically juvenile and bigoted case and thanks to the judge's thoughtful and rigorous decision, anti-equality prejudice, bigotry and shoddy research were exposed.

First Gay Marriage In This State

AP | EMMA FIDEL | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Two women were the first gay couple to marry in Michigan on Saturday, one day after the state's ban on gay marriage, approved by...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban In Another State | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics

Michigan's 10-year-old ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in Detroit. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman's rul...

Ashley Woods

They're Married, But Can't Share The Same Last Name | Ashley Woods | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Newlyweds Brianna Hoskins and Crystal Reese had to travel from Michigan to New York in order to be legally married. Even though they now have a mar...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Michigan, And This Couple Can't Wait | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ever since the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act in June, Grace Wojcik has kept a packet of official paperwork stuck to the fridge ...

Someone Better Start Worrying About Rick Snyder's Legacy

Nick Norton | Posted 09.28.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

As DeBoer and Rowse move forward with their legal battle, gay marriage coming to Michigan in the near future looks inevitable. Will Rick Snyder start to sweat over his legacy or continue to stand on the wrong side of history?

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Gay Marriage Case

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 08.07.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A judge signaled Monday that a trial is possible to determine whether Michigan's ban on gay marriage is constitutional, nearly nine years a...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Next Up: Gay Marriage In Michigan? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

Will Michigan soon change its stance on same-sex unions? New bills, recent polls and a move to put a referendum on the ballot suggest that the gay mar...

Lawmakers Make Big Push For Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

Michigan isn't known for being a state with policies that are friendly toward the LGBT community, but several state lawmakers are trying to change tha...

Michigan Marriage Equality In 2014?

Brian Stone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Stone

As Sun Tzu said in The Art of War, "Know when to fight and when not to." This is what marriage-equality supporters in Michigan must consider. The ultimate question is about terrain: to fight in 2014 or in 2016?