LGBT

MPRN

(MPRN-Ann Arbor) Celebrations marked the one-year Sunday of the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in the United States. 

"PORTAGE, MI -Supporters and opponents of a proposed Portage non-discrimination ordinance showed their passion as more than 50 people turned out to express their views on whether the city should have a law to protect gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) Governor Rick Snyder has ordered flags at state buildings to be flown at half-staff in memory of the 50 people killed in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando-Florida. Vigils around Michigan Sunday night also marked the killings. 

"PORTAGE, MI - The Portage Human Services Board will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday on a proposed non-discrimination ordinance that would protect in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - Eric Fanning, the newly confirmed Army secretary and the first openly gay leader of a military branch, has Michigan ties. Fanning, 47, was born in Kalamazoo. He attended the prestigious Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills but graduated from Centreville High School in Ohio." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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