1. “By retroactively stripping Plaintiffs’ marriages of legal recognition, the Governor has placed Plaintiffs and their families in an intolerable state of legal limbo that threatens their well-being, health, financial security, and family integrity, and denies their dignity as free and equal citizens.” The ACLU of Michigan is going to bat for eight same-sex couples who married before a judge’s decision overturning the state’s gay marriage ban was put on hold.
5. “What if Dad had held out a little longer, if the drugs had been approved a little earlier, if time and the eventual softening of our culture would have softened him? Would he be meeting me for dinner in New York? Would I be flying to visit him in Louisville or Lexington with his middle-aged partner?” A journalist opens up for the first time about the gay father she never knew.