June is Pride Month, celebrated to honor the beginning of the Stonewall riots in New York City in 1969. The Stonewall Uprising was a turning point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States.
Today, Pride Month is celebrated internationally as a time to commemorate and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.
Celebrate Pride Month in Maryland’s Wicomico County on Saturday, June 24 at the Salisbury Pride Parade and Festival. The event features entertainment, vendor booths, exhibits, food and more.
Additional pride events include:
Friday, June 9– Pride Youth Meet Up, SALISBURY, Md.
Monday, June 12 – Salisbury PFLAG Meet and Greet, SALISBURY, Md.
Wednesday, June 14– Pride Happy Hour at The Brick Room, SALISBURY, Md.
Saturday, June 17– Mad Hatter Café Drag Show, SALISBURY, Md.
Monday, June 26– Salisbury PFLAG Pride Month Book Club, SALISBURY, Md.
For more information on these Pride events, visit https://www.salisburyprideparade.com/ or the Salisbury Pride Facebook Page. All are welcome to participate.
Image provided by City of Salisbury.