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Rust Belt Renaissance: LGBT Detroit

You know how to pick collard greens, right?” a project leader asks me. “Sure I do,” I lie and walk…

Gay Travel: Naptown Wakes Up, Indianapolis, Indiana

“All my jokes are Indianapolis. All my attitudes are Indianapolis. My adenoids are Indianapolis. If I ever severed myself from…

by Jason A. Heidemann The stools at Dove’s Luncheonette (1545 N Damen Ave. Tel: 773-645-4060. www.doveschicago.com) in Wicker Park are…

A new poll revealed Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s deeply damaged political reputation continues to decline over two months after signing into…

Before the Supreme Court makes its decision on gay and lesbian marriage at the end of the month, the mayor…

A legal brief filed to the US Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriage in Ohio shows that the state’s attorney general…

Despite angering people in his own party (like the mayor of Indianapolis), business owners who have threatened to move from the…

The Chicago Chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights is hoping to raise $20,000 to build a monument to…

Today, in addition to passing a Religious Freedom Restoration Act through the Michigan House of Representatives, the Michigan legislative body…

While yesterday we took a small step backward in the fight for marriage equality in the United States, today a…

Openly gay country music singer Steve Grand won over our hearts over a year ago with his song “All-American Boy,”…

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in lawsuits seeking to strike down discriminatory marriage bans in Indiana…

We know a lot of you all are in Cleveland this week participating and celebrating the Gay Games, so we’ve…

Wisconsin’ Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, in an unspeakably vile move has decided that he’ll prosecute any clerks who issue…

A US district judge in Wisconsin today overturned the state’s ban on gay marriage, calling the 2006 voter-approved constitutional amendment…

Michigan business leaders have created a campaign that hopes to put pressure on state legislatures to end discrimination based on…

  Pending an appeal on a ruling that recognized legally married same-sex couples, the state will not be required to…

Time to debunk stereotypical notions of what makes a cowboy. At the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in…

The Illinois House of Representatives voted 61 to 54 to pass the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, the legislation…

Despite Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signing domestic partnership legislation into law, granting limited but important legal protections to same-sex couples,…

Since marriage equality has been legal in the state of Minnesota, one in three marriage licenses issued has been for…

Wedding bells may have kept residents of Minneapolis up all night as Mayor R.T. Rybak marked the first day of…

Illinois and Minnesota aren’t the only Midwestern states getting in on the gay-marriage action, today it was announced that Michigan state…

Former President Bill Clinton urged the Illinois legislature to legalize gay and lesbian marriage on Tuesday. Gay-marriage advocates believe they…

Yesterday late afternoon, Minnesota’s governor, Mark Dayton, signed the state’s gay-marriage bill into law to a crowd of over a thousand…

The Minnesota Senate today passed marriage equality, with a vote of 37 in favor to 30, making it the 12th state…

Marriage equality advocates in Minnesota are confident that they have enough votes to pass a gay and lesbian marriage bill…

Arguments were heard today in a challenge to Michigan’s Constitutional Amendment barring same-sex couple from marrying. Judge Bernard Friedman of the…

Southeastern Michigan residents April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse are challenging Michigan’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, as well as its…

  The marriage equality movement in Illinois has gained even more steam after Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said that marriage…