The festival begins at noon Saturday in Hart Plaza, followed by a parade at noon on Sunday.
Police are investigating a report by a 20-year-old gay man who said he was beaten by five to eight men in downtown Detroit.
The Motor City Pride Festival and Parade is celebrating its 43rd anniversary. It’s set for Saturday and Sunday at Hart Plaza downtown.
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community are talking about efforts to repeal Michigan’s gay marriage ban.
An Oreo piled in the center with a rainbow of colors in support of gay pride has drawn nearly 40,000 Facebook comments, some posted by people who quote Bible verses and promise to boycott the company and others lashing out at the “haters.”
Motor City Pride is back in the “D” and they had a parade down Jefferson Avenue to celebrate their return to Detroit after 25 years.
This weekend Hart Plaza will serve as the hub for celebrating the strength, vitality and unity of Metro Detroit’s LGBT community.