Youth Pride Alliance is responsible for the annual production of Youth Pride Day. As a small, all-volunteer run organization, we rely on the support of the community for our programs and services. In addition to Youth Pride Day, we also organize other events for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Queer, and/or Questioning youth throughout the year.
The Baltimore Pride Celebration is a program of the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore, a community-based nonprofit organization founded in 1977, whose mission is to provide support, education, outreach and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) individuals and their allies, through programs, services and resources.
Capital Pride is organized by Capital Pride Alliance, Inc., a non-profit entity incorporated in the District of Columbia with the sole purpose of supporting, planning, implementing and assessing the annual Capital Pride events and related activities throughout the year.
The mission of Black Lesbian and Gay Pride Day, Inc. (BLGPD) is to increase awareness of and pride in the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender in the African American community as well as support organizations that focus on health disparities, education, youth and families.
(International) InterPride is the international organization that ties Pride together globally. Members of our organization are dedicated volunteers who organize and work to put on Pride events all over the world. InterPride acts as a source of education and a stepping-stone to elevating community interaction for PRIDE events worldwide. We promote Pride on an international level and increase networking opportunities and communication among Pride Organizations.
The Mpoderate! program targets gay Latino youth as well as male to female transgender Latino youth. It is fully funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aims to decrease the epidemic spread of HIV/AIDS within that population. The new site provides a safe space for the group members to participate in program activities and allows them space to freely express their sexual orientation and gender identities.
The Rainbow Youth Alliance (RYA) serves the community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersex, queer, and questioning teens and their allies?known to us as rainbow teens. RYA envisions a future in which rainbow teens have access to safe, nurturing environments where they are respected, listened to, and given information and skills.
Scouts for Equality is an organization composed largely of Boy Scouts of America alumni dedicated to ending the BSA?s ban on gay members and leaders. As Scouts, we believe discrimination goes against the values our movement teaches us and has no place in Scouting?s future. The Washington DC Chapter of Scouts for Equality invites community members in the National Capital area to assist us in our mission to end discrimination within the Boy Scouts of America.