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2016 LGBT Ultimate Wedding Expo Pictures

March 21st 2016

2016 LGBT Ultimate Wedding Expo Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2016) Detroit, MI – Between the Lines held their annual Ultimate Wedding and Anniversary Expo on March 20 at Motor City Casino.  The event connected thousands of lovebirds with resources they may need when planning their wedding or anniversary.  Among the vendors were wedding […]

Analysis: Marriage and Divorce Trends in Oakland County

December 1st 2015

Analysis: Marriage and Divorce Trends in Oakland County (Guest View by Kurt Metzger, Dec. 1, 2015) I have been married for 37 years and, as a result, have a very personal interest in its success and permanence. However, the institution of marriage took on a great deal more importance for me two years ago. That […]

Michigan Same Sex Marriage Case Not Yet Heard by SCOTUS, Jan. 16 Possible

January 12th 2015

Michigan Same Sex Marriage Case Not Yet Heard by SCOTUS, Jan. 16 Possible (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2015) The Supreme Court has bumped up the date for all cases from the Sixth Circuit, including the case of the Hazel Park lesbian couple fighting for equal access to marriage. According to Dana Nessel, the case […]

Ferndale View: What Gay Marriage Means to Me

March 30th 2013

She was not different, she was not special for it, or some kind of mutant: she was my sister, she has always been my sister, and she always will be. Gay or straight, she’s my big sister, my best friend.

Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases Explained

February 1st 2013

The Supreme Court has decided to take on two same-sex marriage cases this year. Each one addresses a different, but important facet of the marriage issue. The first addresses the Proposition 8 case in California and the second addresses a case where a couple was married in Canada and had a civil union in New York, but when one partner died the other was left with a $363,053 inheritance tax

Straight Talk on Gay Marriage Presentation Jan. 21

January 13th 2013

According to Schmidt, “The timing of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear these cases just months after 4 states’ voters spoke out in favor of marriage equality is anything but accidental. The Court is ready to make a big decision that will have significant and lasting effects, no matter which way it goes.”