• Salisbury Pride

    Salisbury Pride 2021

    While the Covid-19 pandemic may have made large-scale mass gatherings of thousands unfeasible this June, it has not diminished the spirit of Pride in the City of Salisbury. In a joint partnership, the City of Salisbury and Salisbury PFLAG, which organizes Salisbury Pride, are pleased to announce a full month of exciting events scheduled for Pride Month. All activities are open to the public and serve as community-building events purposed to increase visibility, celebrate diversity, strengthen alliances, and advance equality.

    The calendar of events is diverse and designed to appeal to families, adults, and individuals of all ages. Highlights of the Pride Month schedule include the raising of the rainbow flag in Downtown Salisbury, a participatory public art project, the 5th anniversary of Pulse remembrance event, a panel discussion, a drag show, repainting Maryland’s only rainbow crosswalk and block party,  and more. The goals of the schedule of Pride Month events are to celebrate the City of Salisbury’s commitment to increasing visibility of LGBTQ+ people, represent the wide diversity of people in our LGBTQ+ community here on the Shore, build and strengthen alliances with allies, acknowledge the heritage and legacy of LGBT+ people, and to work towards full equality and liberation.

  • 2021 Pride Events in SBY

    2021 LIST OF PRIDE MONTH EVENTS

    Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony – June 1st, 12:00-1:00 p.m., 125 South Division Street 

    Community Project Ribbons of Pride – June 5th, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 115 South Division Street outside Delmarva Now

    Pride Happy Hour – June 9th, 4:00-7:00 p.m., The Brick Room, 116 North Division Street

    5th Anniversary of Pulse Remembrance – June 12th, 8:00-9:00 p.m., The Riverwalk Amphitheater 210 South Salisbury Boulevard

    PFLAG Community Meeting – June 14th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., The Ward Museum 909 South Schumaker Drive

    PFLAG and Pride at 3rd Friday – June 18th, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Downtown Salisbury Art and Entertainment District

    Salisbury PFLAG Presents Panel Discussion: The Black LGBTQ+ Experience –  June 20th, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Zoom

     

    Drag Show at The Warehouse – June 25th, 9:00-11:59 p.m., The Warehouse 1147 South Salisbury Boulevard

     

    Rainbow Crosswalk Repainting – June 26th, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Located between South Division and Market Street in front of the Wicomico Public Library

  • SBY PFLAG

    Salisbury PFLAG was founded in 2015. By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision by providing support for families, allies, and people who are LGBTQ; offering education about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ; and engaging in advocacy in the community to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who are LGBTQ. Salisbury PFLAG is a chapter of PFLAG National, the largest LGBTQ ally organization in the nation.

    Salisbury PFLAG has proudly collaborated in recent years in a number of efforts. Most notably, in 2018 the State of Maryland’s first, and currently only, rainbow crosswalk was installed downtown. Additionally, in 2019 Salisbury PFLAG Executive Board Members worked with the City to coordinate Pride On The Plaza where Mayor Jake Day delivered his Proclamation, officially deeming June LGBTQ Pride month in Salisbury, followed by the raising of the Pride flag next to the Obelisk.

  • SBY Pride Facebook Frames

    SBY Pride Facebook Frames:

    Steps to add a Facebook Frame to your profile:

    To add a frame to your profile picture follow the instructions in the video above or:

    1. Select a frame from the menu or search for the frame you want to use.
    2. Click Use as Profile Picture to save.
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  • Resources

    GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

     

    The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.

     

    The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.

     

    Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

  • Free Movies & Documentaries

    State Of Pride:

    Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising, Oscar®-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman and host Raymond Braun travel to three diverse communities – Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama – for an unflinching look at LGBTQ Pride, from the perspective of a younger generation for whom it still has personal urgency.

     

    Stonewall Forever – A Documentary about the Past, Present and Future of Pride:

    Stonewall Forever is a documentary from NYC’s LGBT Community Center directed by Ro Haber. The film brings together voices from over 50 years of the LGBTQ rights movement to explore queer activism before, during and after the Stonewall Riots.

     

    Transforming Gender (Transgender Documentary) | Real Stories:

    Transforming Gender explores what it’s like to be in conflict with the gender assigned to you. The battle over the rights and freedoms of transgender individuals is the first great civil rights struggle of the 21st century. In the last five years mainstream society has woken up to the vivid presence of transgender people in its midst.

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