Pride month

June 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. LGBTQIA Webinar: The county planning department will hold a webinar called “Community Connectedness for LGBTQIA Youths and Seniors: From Coming Out to Growing Old, Still We” from 12-1:30 p.m. 2. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz will hold his […]

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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pride Month Contemporary Conversation Series: Montgomery County Public Libraries will have a panel discussion about LGBTQ issues tonight at 7 p.m. during its Contemporary Conversation series. 2. Historic District Commission Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg will hold a Historic […]

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June 9, 2020 | Tori Bergel

County Executive Elrich, Councilmember Glass Raise Flag in Honor of Pride Month

County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Evan Glass kicked off pride month in Montgomery County Monday by raising the rainbow flag outside of the Executive Office Building in Rockville. “How you identify or who you choose to love are personal, individual choices and there is no place in our county for intolerance. Raising the Pride flag […]

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January 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

Pride Flag to be Donated to County Historical Society

The Pride flag that was flown next to the Executive Office building for the first time on June 10, 2019 will be donated to Montgomery History which is the County’s officially designated historical society. Councilmember Evan Glass, who is the county’s first LGBTQ+ councilmember led the historic flag raising. A series of inaugural Pride events […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Glass Received Hate-Filled Messages During Pride Month

Evan Glass, the first openly gay Montgomery County councilmember, said he was targeted by hate during Pride Month. Glass organized a series of pride events throughout June. At a drag show pride event at Denizens Brewery in Silver Spring on June 19, Glass explained that he felt a responsibility to organize Montgomery County Pride events, […]

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June 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Celebrates Pride with Haus of Stone Drag Show

Montgomery County continues celebrating Pride Month. On Wednesday, the Haus of Stones drag group performed at Denizens Brewery Co. in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass helped organize the event. When Glass addressed the people at Denizens, he spoke about serving as Montgomery County’s first openly gay councilmember. Glass said he organized a series […]

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June 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Parks, Party & Play – Bicycle Pump Track: A Bicycle Pump Track will be placed in Elm Street Park from Wednesday, June 12 – June 26. From 7:00 am to 8:30 pm both adults and children can take turns on […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Juneteenth! Today marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the State of Texas on June 19, 1865. As we celebrate Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” today — Wednesday, June 18 — here are five other things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Pride Month: Tonight Councilmember Evan Glass, Denizens […]

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June 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Kicks Off Pride Month With Flag Raising

Monday marked a celebration of the Pride Month kickoff in Montgomery County! Please watch the video for more details. Hosted by County Councilmember Evan Glass and County Executive Marc Elrich, the goal officials say is to show that Montgomery County is a place that respects everyone.

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June 10, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Capitals’ Goalie Holtby Rocks the Capital Pride Parade

Washington Capital’s star goalie Braden Holtby and his wife Brandi Holtby spent their weekend celebrating Pride month at the Capital Pride Parade in Washington D.C.  Holtby showed his support for the LGBTQ community on Saturday by marching in the parade. For the third time, the Caps goalie was in attendance with his wife joining thousands […]

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