PrideSource - Michigan Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 27 Oct 2016 10:27 EST 27 Oct 2016 10:27 EST Love is Patient, Love is Kind: Local Couple Details Path to Altar <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Love is truly patient for Jeff and Dimitrius Mitchell. The Hamtramck couple created the perfect moment to say 'I do' simply by taking their time, while facing obstacles on the path to getting married. JCC Book Fair Welcomes Jewish Gay Author As a 15-year-old gay Jewish boy growing up in Brooklyn in the early '60s, Steven Gaines thought that he would have to be transformed into a woman to live out his life as a gay man. 3 Michigan Cities Score Perfect 100 Rating in LGBT Inclusion Report Detroit, Ann Arbor and East Lansing all secured perfect 100-out-of-100 scores in the Human Rights Campaign's latest Municipal Equality Index. Conversation On Bullying Empowers Students and Parents <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>While every school in Michigan is required by law to have an anti-bullying policy in place, some do not implement them. Freedom House Seeks Help for LGBT Refugees <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>The political climate in the U.S. poses some difficulties for refugees who hear xenophobic and downright hateful comments from people in all areas of society, especially within the media. John Allen Paves Way for Brighter Future for LGBTQ Youth <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Award winning LGBTQ activist talks about LGBTQ youth, including why they need to get out from behind their keyboards to make change. Detroit Police Officer Dani Woods Recipient of Equality Michigan Award <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>Detroit Police Officer Dani Woods is this year's MacAllister Award winner, presented by Equality Michigan. Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown Celebrates Same-Sex Marriages <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>On Oct. 27, Lisa Brown will introduce the community to the five long-time couples who married on that momentous day while celebrating her experience officiating them. State Board: Lawyer with Anti-Gay Rants Committed Misconduct DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board says a former state lawyer committed misconduct when he hounded a gay student leader at the University of Michigan. Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT and Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Holly Lanes at 2430 Grange Hall Rd. invites businesses and residents on Oct. 19 to discuss the Village of Holly Council's decision not to pass a human rights ordinance to protect LGBT citizens. Community Demands Justice for LGBTQ Prisoners Around 30 Michiganders protested Oct. 12 outside the state's Department of Corrections Headquarters on Michigan Avenue in Lansing. The rally, "Can't Cage Our Humanity," was organized to demand justice for LGBTQ prisoners. Village of Holly Votes 6-1 Against Human Rights Ordinance With no one speaking in favor of human rights protection in the Village of Holly, and only Village Council President Ryan Bladzik voting for it, the ordinance failed 6-1. Attorney Faces LGBTQ Discrimination <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/>If we expect to influence change, we need to stand up against discrimination and make our voices heard. That's why criminal defense attorney Erica Moise is turning her publicly "humiliating" experience into an opportunity to set a good example for the LGBTQ community. Progressive Groups Join Forces to Win Big in Election 2016 <img src='' style='width:250px'><br/> Federal Law Protects Transgender People at Homeless Shelters The 2011 Nati