Pride Raffle!

The 2022 raffle has ended. Stay tuned for next year’s!

Youth Pride

Show Your Support for LGBTQ+ Youth!

Donate or fundraise for LGBTQ+ Youth! We are providing Pride flags and swag to organizations that support OUT Maine during Pride Month!

Shopping

Proceeds from sales benefit OUT Maine!

Rock City Pride

Pride Event Calendar

Pride events happening in Maine!

Youth Pride Anthology, Art Show & Pride Walk

Featuring art and writing by LGBTQ+ and allied youth!

Inclusive Flag

How Can I Participate in Pride?

Some suggestions on how to bring Pride to your hometown.

2022 PRIDE MONTH CALENDAR

All month long: Youth Pride Art Show & Pride Walk in Rockland and Rockport.

June 4th

Belfast Pride Parade  Community members who wish to walk in the parade can meet and park at Belfast Area High School at 10:30 a.m. The parade will commence at 11 a.m. Those wishing to celebrate Pride and observe the parade can do so from Waldo Avenue and Main Street. The parade will end just before the Public Landing and Heritage Park.

Hallowell Pride Granite City Park Festival & Pride Parade. OUT Maine will be here!

June 5th

Pride Sunday at the First Congregation Church of Camden in Camden. OUT Maine will be here!

It’s Pride! A Family Series Event at the Strand Theatre in Rockland. OUT Maine will be here!

June 9th

Portland Sea Dogs Pride Night in Portland. OUT Maine’s School Engagement Coordinator Katie Lutts will be there to throw the first pitch! OUT Maine will be here!

June 10th

Brunswick Pride. OUT Maine will be here!

June 11th

Bar Harbor Pride Community Festival at the Congregational Church in Bar Harbor. OUT Maine will be here!

LA Pride in Auburn & Lewiston. OUT Maine will be here!

Teen Pride Dance at the YWCA in Bar Harbor.

June 12th

Ellsworth Pride Fest at Knowlton Community Park in Ellsworth. OUT Maine will be here!

June 18th

Pride Hike & Picnic with the Midcoast Conservancy at the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson. OUT Maine will be here!

Pride Aroostook Festival at Riverside Park Boat Dock in Presque Isle.

Pride Portland!  in Portland. OUT Maine will be here!

Bucksport Pride at the Waterfront Walkway in Bucksport. OUT Maine will be here!

Solstice Celebration in downtown Rockland. While you are there, see the Youth Pride Art Show at Rock City Cafe! OUT Maine will be here!

June 25th

Unity & Community in Lincoln County at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Newcastle. OUT Maine will be there!

Downeast Pride Eastport. OUT Maine will be here!

Pride Weekend (day 1) at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. OUT Maine will be here!

Bangor Pride in downtown Bangor. OUT Maine will be here!

Priscilla Queen of the Desert (rated R) Points North Institute film screening at the Shotwell Drive-in. OUT Maine will be here!

Farmington Pride in Farmington.

June 26th

Pride Month OUT Fundraiser on Twitch. Fundraiser to benefit OUT Maine!

Isleboro Pride. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Community Park in Islesboro. OUT Maine will be here!

Downeast Pride – Lubec. OUT Maine will be here!

Pride Weekend (day 2) at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. OUT Maine is attending Saturday the 25th.

Deer Isle Stonington Pride motorcade at the Town Pier, festival at the Stonington Ball Field.

SHOPPING PARTNERS

Maine Coast PRIDE Coffee

A smooth, sweet dark roast that recalls those tranquil Maine mornings. Available at Rock City Cafe 316 Main Street, Rockland, Maine. 10% of all sales will go to benefit OUT Maine.

Love is Love Sticker

Love is Love Pride Vinyl Sticker from Maine Vibes Magazine. Sticker measures W 2.5” x H 2.7." 100% of the profits from your purchase will be donated to OUT Maine.

hello hello books

hello hello books has curated a list of OUT Maine's recommended reading by grade level on their website!

Pride Flags

Flags For Good is offering a 10% discount to first-time customers who purchase a flag using this promotal link: https://flagsforgood.com/discount/OUTMAINE.

Special Thanks To:

Ada’s Kitchen; Center for Maine Contemporary Art; Banded Brewing; Camden Windward House; Coffee Matter; Definitive Brewing; Edgecomb Pottery; Erickson Fields Preserve; Farley’s Cannabis Farm; Jill Watson; Karen Hight; Knittin’ Kitten; Maculate, Mondokoosh and MortegrySatyr; Maine Vibes Magazine; Midcoast Conservancy; Mojo Medibles; Mr. Bagel Westbrook; Atlantic Seed Co.; Points North Institute and Shotwell Drivein; Portland Sea Dogs; Rock City Cafe; Seashore Trolly Museum; Stio.com; Strand Theatre; Steam Mill Brewing Company; The Rebellion; Timberhearth Tattoo; and Vicki Putnam Fletcher.

HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE IN PRIDE MONTH?

Individuals

Volunteer for Pride planning or be the first to plan a Pride event in your town. Consider a parade, art show, picnic, dance, concert, or a fair!

Offices

Hold a fundraiser/donation bucket/raffle to support LGBTQ+ youth in your office! Organize a Pride-themed office party, get creative! Hang PRIDE flags in your office windows for the month of June.

Businesses & Shops

Put a Pride Flag in your windows and on your doors, cash registers, etc. Put out a donation bucket for the month of Pride for LGBTQ+ youth. Consider announcing your PRIDE by promoting a week or month’s worth of some portion of your proceeds to be donated to support LGBTQ+ youth.

Restaurants

Consider announcing your PRIDE with a night, week or month’s worth of some portion of your proceeds donated to support LGBTQ+ youth. Dining OUT in Maine for Queer Youth. Put a PRIDE flag in your window for the month of June.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ+ YOUTH!

This year we are giving out the Intersex-Inclusive Progress Pride Flag to those who donate $100 or more during Pride Month.

Donate

Donate $100 or more to OUT Maine during Pride Month to receive a full-sized Pride Flag to display at your business or home!

OR make a donation of any amount to OUT Maine in honor of Pride Month!

Fundraise

If proceeds of your fundraiser go to OUT Maine to support Maine’s LGBTQ+ youth, we will give you a Pride Flag and a fundraising kit with swag for donors, brochures and mail-in donation cards. We also will promote your fundraiser on our website.*

To request your fundraising kit, email rachel@outmaine.org.

*Please note that since OUT Maine is a youth organization, we cannot promote the sale of alcoholic, tobacco or other age-restricted goods on our website or social media, but we will announce your business is fundraising for us. Email rachel@outmaine.org for details. Thank you for your understanding and support!

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