Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center

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The Executive Director of the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center says he was shocked by Thursday's ruling upholding Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.

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The new executive director of the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center says the organization faces the same challenges as many other non-profit groups. 

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The word "gala" can conjure up images of stuffed shirts making awkward conversation, overcooked steaks and lukewarm green beans served next to standard-issue slices of cheesecake, and ill-fated attempts at keeping up with the beat while trying not to step on other people's feet on the dance floor.