A deli worker at a Kroger supermarket is filing an employment discrimination complaint against the company and her union. She says it’s because a jointly run health benefits fund refused to accept her wife after the two were legally married last year. 

"LANSING, MI - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday signed controversial legislation allowing adoption agencies to decline service to prospective parents on religious grounds. Three three-bill package, widely opposed by LGBT advocates, had reached his desk less than 24 hours earlier after approval in the Republican-led state Legislature." (MLive)


Controversial adoption legislation on its way to Governor Rick Snyder would allow faith-based adoption agencies that take public money to refuse to work with same-sex couples. That’s even if the US Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage. 

"Lansing - The state Senate gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to invoke "sincerely held religious beliefs" to turn away gay and lesbian couples wanting to adopt children." (The Detroit News)

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For the third straight year, there is an additional graduation ceremony at Western Michigan University. This one for LGBT students.