gay marriage http://wmuk.org en Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage in Michigan http://wmuk.org/post/celebrating-same-sex-marriage-michigan <p>Friday, Aprill 11th, is the Day of Silence, a national event that protests the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and their supporters.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:48:36 +0000 Allison Downey 13543 at http://wmuk.org Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage in Michigan Insurers Could Be Covering Same-Sex Partners, Spouses on the Exchange http://wmuk.org/post/insurers-could-be-covering-same-sex-partners-spouses-exchange <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last November, Kim </span>Sanwald<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Valerie Lane were married at city hall in San Francisco, California. When they got back, their health insurance company didn’t recognize them as a couple. So, a few months ago, </span>Sanwald<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> went on the health insurance exchange to find something better.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:20:44 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13008 at http://wmuk.org Insurers Could Be Covering Same-Sex Partners, Spouses on the Exchange Michigan GOP official in hot water over Facebook post http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-gop-official-hot-water-over-facebook-post <p>Michigan’s Republican national committeeman says he doesn’t plan to resign because of Facebook posts about gays and lesbians. The <a href="http://www.gongwer.com">Gongwer News Service</a> says 21 GOP precinct delegates and other party leaders are urging <a href="http://www.daveagema.com/">David Agema</a> to go. Their call came after the former state lawmaker put a post on Facebook suggesting that gays committed half of all murders in New York City.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:24:53 +0000 Andrew Robins 3600 at http://wmuk.org Michigan GOP official in hot water over Facebook post Michigan tribe allows same-sex couple to marry http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-tribe-allows-same-sex-couple-marry <p>The marriage of Odawa tribesman Tim LaCroix to his spouse Gene Barfield on Friday marked the first legal same-sex marriage in Michigan. As <a href="http://ipr.interlochen.org/ipr-news-features/episode/same-sex-couple-marries-harbor-springs/2013-03-18">Interlochen Public Radio </a>reports the Odawa tribe is one of only three tribes to legalize gay marriage in the country.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:01:02 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 3351 at http://wmuk.org The play "8" goes over the trial to overturn the ban on gay marriage http://wmuk.org/post/play-8-goes-over-trial-overturn-ban-gay-marriage <p>On Sunday, <a href="http://www.sc4a.org/">Mason Street Warehouse</a> in Saugatuck will put on a performance of the play 8, based on a California trial to overturn Proposition 8 which banned gay marriage.</p><p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 1692 at http://wmuk.org The play "8" goes over the trial to overturn the ban on gay marriage