Pride month

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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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! It’s June 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Workshop: There will be a Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Individuals today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Building III (Camille Kendall Academic Center). The workshop will help people […]

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May 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Drag Performance and Other Pride Events Set for June

Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass, the council’s first LGBTQ member, will be hosting a series of events around the county during June to celebrate Pride.   Pride Month Kick-off with County Executive Marc Elrich Monday, June 10, 2019  Join Glass and County Executive Marc Elrich for a proclamation recognizing LGBTQ activists of Montgomery County. The […]

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June 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Rockville Pride Festival Comes Back for a Second Year

Rockville’s Pride Festival is coming back Saturday, June 16 from 2-4 p.m. The event will take place in Town Square and in the second-floor conference room of Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. The Pride Festival now has official status, since a May 14 proclamation by the Rockville Mayor and Council made June the city’s official LGBTQ Pride […]

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June 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Raising Awareness on Transgender Issues in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

The first forum to talk about transgender issues was held in Silver Spring on June 17 at the Civic Building. The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights hosted this conversation to raise awareness and educate the community. Keith Thirion, director of advocacy and program at Equality Maryland, said the message is that transgender people are […]

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June 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pride Month: Community Forum To Talk LGBT Issues

June is national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride month and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is scheduled to host the first community forum on transgender issues. The public meeting is set for June 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Silver Spring at the Civic Building. James Stowe, director at the […]

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