At Motor City Pride, LGBT leaders vow to step up fight

Sandee Soloway of Ann Arbor is a part of “Dykes on Bikes,” a group that participates in the Pride Festival.

Marchers with rainbow balloons and flags whooped it up while parading through downtown Detroit on Sunday, as Michigan LGBT leaders vowed to keep pressing for equal treatment far beyond legalized same-sex marriage.

“Unfortunately, the state of Michigan lags many states in its friendliness to the LGBT community,” said William Greene, interim executive director of Equality Michigan, a statewide gay rights group. “The fight only begins.”  Read More