We Are The Pride Center
of Maryland (PCOM)
PCOM is the state's primary source for guidance, education, cultural competency, and services to improve quality of life, especially for LGBTQ+/SGL (same-gender-loving) youth, adults, elders, and allies of all backgrounds, ethnicities, perspectives, genders, sexualities, and cultures.
Through youth development, mental health, violence prevention, support services, and trauma-informed care programs, PCOM advocates for equity, justice, and safe access to well-being and protection while building bridges and understanding between diverse communities.
Welcome to The PRIDE Center of Maryland
A safe, supportive, reliable, and empowering home
for Maryland's diverse sexualities and gender nuanced
With an estimated 100,000 festival attendees, 200+ vendors, 50,000 watchers/viewers, 10,000 parade participants and 50 sponsors, Pride 2023 was our biggest celebration yet. Next year will be even BIGGER.
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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
What We Offer
We offer over 30 programs and services that reflect our dedication to ensuring Maryland’s sexual and gender minority community has equal access to care, services, and a space where they can be their authentic selves. From health services to educational and cultural programs, we are here to help.
PCOMPlus is our rewards-filled membership program that incentivizes our members to value their health, relationships, safety, and exemplary quality of life through workshops, gatherings, networking, professional, financial, and academic development, preventive health literacy, engaging with PCOM online, and more! Stack your points and earn exclusive rewards, including grand prizes and VIP status for entrance into Baltimore Pride Festival concerts, celebrity-hosted events, and other awesome possibilities! More news coming soon on this exciting program! PCOM - Rewarding you for valuing yourself and your peeps.