Michigan Woman Assaulted After Her Same-Sex Wedding Was Featured on the News

Ever read an article like this and wonder if it’s someone you know? I have a friend who, last I knew, lived in Michigan still. I hope this wasn’t her. 😦

An unnamed Michigan woman who took part in one of the state’s first same-sex marriages was beaten unconscious on Monday, after her attackers allegedly recognized her from a televised report on her wedding. The unnamed woman and her new wife were one of 300 couples able to marry in late March after a court order briefly lifted the state ban on same-sex marriage. On Monday, a group of men approached her on the street, made reference to her TV appearance while using a homophobic slur, and then punched her to the ground, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office.

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