Tag Archives: Kalamazoo

Michigan Churches End Homeless Services Over LGBT Rights

Three Kalamazoo churches will stop providing meals to the homeless because of the city’s recent approval of a law protecting gays from discrimination. Martha’s Table, through which eight churches have provided Sunday afternoon worship and meals for the needy at First Congregational Church, is losing three of the churches because of the issue of homosexuality, even though the ecumenical ministry ...

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Kalamazoo By A Mile

The final result of last night’s vote in Kalamazoo is in. It was 62-38. Kalamazoo city voters decisively adopted an ordinance Tuesday that extends anti-discrimination protections to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals. The ordinance passed 7,671 to 4,731, making Kalamazoo the 16th city in Michigan to adopt such a gay-rights ordinance that grants the protections in the areas of ...

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Election Day Open Thread

I’ll be live-blogging election results this evening. In the meantime use this space to talk about your experiences at the polls today. Mainers, New Yorkers, Washington state residents – we want to hear from you in particular. Kalamazoomians (?) too! Drop in any links to exit polls, please. UPDATE: I left off Houston, where open lesbian Anise Parker is running ...

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Kalamazoo: More “Men! In Dresses!” Scare Tactics Over LGBT Rights Repeal Bid

The Family Policy Network goes for the tired “man in the ladies room” crapola in this last minute ad urging the overturn of Kalamazoo’s LGBT rights law.

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Kalamazoo’s First Non-Discrimination Ad

In January, the American Family Association forced the repeal of Kalamazoo’s new LGBT rights law. The issue has been put to a public vote and here is the first ad in support of next month’s ballot.

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Kalamazoo Repeals Gay Rights

Score another one for the religious right in Kalamazoo, Michigan Six weeks after passing a gay rights law, the Kalamazoo City Commission has voted to rescind it. The commission voted Dec. 1 to make it a civil offense in the city of 7,200 to discriminate in housing, public accommodations or employment based on sexual orientation or being transgender. The American ...

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