June 16, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Inaugural LGBTQ+ Fair Taking Place in Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting the inaugural Pride in the Plaza. Pride in the Plaza is an LGBTQ+ health and wellness awareness fair that will take place from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 27. The event will be at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring and open with a […]

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June 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents, Leaders Show Support as June Kicks Off Pride Month

June is Pride Month and Montgomery County residents and leaders are participating in events to show their support for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) members of the community. On Sunday, Silver Spring residents in Woodmoor marched in the neighborhood’s first-ever Pride parade. On Monday, county leaders raised the Progress Pride flag in Rockville.

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June 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Leaders Raise Progress Flag to Mark Start of Pride Month

Montgomery County leaders marked the start of LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) Pride Month with a flag raising outside the Executive Office Building in Rockville. This is the third year county leaders are raising a flag for Pride Month, but the first year they are raising the Progress Pride flag, which adds stripes […]

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June 7, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Cientos de Personas Participaron en el Primer Desfile del Orgullo en Woodmoor

Cientos de personas desfilaron por Silver Spring, el domingo en horas de la mañana, durante el desfile inaugural del Orgullo en Woodmoor. El evento tuvo un aire festivo, con colores brillantes por todas partes, jóvenes haciendo burbujas, distribuyendo banderas, tatuajes no permanentes y collares. “Estoy muy emocionado de que nuestro vecindario por primera vez esté […]

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June 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hundreds Show Support at Woodmoor’s First Ever Pride Parade

Several hundred people, many clad in bright pride colors and waving flags, paraded through a northern section of  Silver Spring Sunday morning during the inaugural Woodmoor Pride Parade. On June 1, the area had raised a pride flag just below its American flag pole at the Woodmoor circle only to find it missing several days […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Announces Pride Month Events in Montgomery County

For the third year in a row, Councilmember Evan Glass is hosting several events to celebrate Pride Month in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events: June 12 at noon — Puppy Pride at Bark Social in North Bethesda; June 16 at 7 p.m. — LGBTQ+ Housing and Homelessness Conversation (Zoom); […]

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June 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Locales Muestran su Apoyo al mes del Orgullo LGBTQ +

Junio es el Mes del Orgullo LGBTQ + (Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero y Queer), y los líderes estatales y del condado de Montgomery están expresando su apoyo en las redes sociales. Este mes se designa como el Mes del Orgullo porque en junio de 1969 comenzó una serie de manifestaciones llamadas el Levantamiento de Stonewall. […]

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June 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders Mark Beginning of LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) Pride Month, and Montgomery County and state leaders are expressing their support on social media. This month is designated Pride Month because in June 1969, a series of demonstrations called the Stonewall Uprising began. On June 28, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in […]

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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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