LGBT Life

City of East Lansing Ordered to Restore Country Mill as Farm Market Vendor

Friday, September 15, 2017

In a decision issued today, a federal judge ordered that the City of East Lansing must allow Country Mills to return as a vendor at the East Lansing Farmer's Market while the court decides a lawsuit involving questions of religious freedom and discrimination against same-gender couples.

Musical Brunch to Benefit New LGBTQ Resource Center

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This Saturday, Edgewood United Church will host a Musical Brunch fundraiser to support Salus Center, a new LGBTQ resource center. Jeanette McWaters has the story on the fundraiser, the Center and its founder.

Tensions Persist as Legal Costs Grow in Farmers’ Market Lawsuit

Monday, July 24, 2017

Postcards, emails, and phone calls are still coming in, calling on the City of East Lansing to change its position on a local farmers' market vendor suing the City over religious freedom. But the City is determined to defend its civil rights policies prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

New Legal Developments in Market Vendor's Suit Against City

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Last week the City of East Lansing made its first legal moves in the federal district court case filed last May by Farmer's Market Vendor Country Mill. ELi's Ann Nichols tells you what was filed, and what it means.

Area Pride Celebrations Abound This Weekend

Friday, June 16, 2017

June is Pride Month, and the weekend of June 16-18 offers many ways to celebrate including tonight's "White Party" in Old Town, Saturday's Pride Parade and the annual Pride service at Edgewood United Church in East Lansing on Sunday.  Ann Nichols and Coleen Moyerbrailean report.

East Lansing Writer’s Book Release Party set for April 11

Thursday, March 30, 2017

MSU faculty member and East Lansing resident Telaina Eriksen has recently published a book about the experience of raising an LGBT child. A book release party will take place April 11. Peyton Lombardo reports.

Vigil at The Rock for Orlando Victims

Sunday, June 12, 2016

About sixty people gathered at 8 p.m. tonight at “the rock” near the MSU Auditorium to pay tribute to those murdered at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early this morning in the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

Dee Hurlbert, the Director of MSU’s Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center, told the people gathered that she appreciated “the gift of coming together with total strangers” at a time like this.

Vigils in Lansing, East Lansing to Mourn Orlando Murder Victims

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Several vigils are planned to mark the murder of more than 50 people at an Orlando, Florida nightclub early this morning.

At 6:00 pm a candlelight vigil will take place on the lawn of the State Capitol, hosted by the Lansing Association for Human Rights. The Capitol Building is located at 100 N Capitol Ave, in Lansing.

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