A Code Red Extreme Heat Alert has been issued for Sunday, August 7 through Monday, August 8, 2022. Cooling centers around the city will be open with varying hours on Sunday, August 7, and from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m on Monday, August 8. Call 311 for availability and locations and find more info here.

Pride Month 2022


June 1 marks the start of the 53rd anniversary of Pride Month! Below are a few ways you can commemorate Pride this year. 

What does PRIDE mean to you?

Add a post-it to our board below! See what memories, stories or meaning others add, too!

Coordinator of Community Health and Outreach Lilian Amaya will be going around to staff and clients throughout the month to get reflections in person as well. 

Add to the jamboard

Read up on LGBTQ+ Rights History and Pioneers

Pride Month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York, a series of six days of protests against police brutality that launched the gay rights movement. Get to know the history behind Pride and activists like Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Miss Major, Stormé Delarverie and Leslie Feinberg. 

"I feel like Superman"

Von Cash has a movie reference for every occasion, wise words from his discipleship program and a homemade remedy for everything. He's never been happier. But, he had to wait 48 years to get there.

Read his story

Share our LGBTQ+ Health Care Resources

We know that people who identify as LGBTQ+ have a higher risk of experiencing homelessness, violence and barriers to care - even here in our clinics. We strive to make Health Care for the Homeless a safe and welcoming space for all. 

See our LGBTQ+ Services & Resources 

Join the REI Lunch & Learn (Staff only)

On June 16 from 12-1 p.m., our staff lunch and learn will dive into what's happening legislatively around LGBTQ+ rights and where Health Care for the Homeless advocacy fits in.

See more

Pump up the jams

Lilian Amaya is assembling a Pride Playlist for all of us to enjoy! Please send your suggestions her way.

Email Lilian your song

Join in Community Pride Events


Saturday, June 4 - Trans Pride Parade & Block Party, organized by Baltimore Safe Haven

Monday, June 20 - Sunday June 26 - Baltimore Pride, organized by The Pride Center of Maryland

Have others to add? Email communications@hchmd.org

Support local LGBTQ+ organizations

Interested in donating in honor of Pride Month?

Consider supporting Baltimore Safe Haven, the city's only trans-led dop-in wellness center—and a frequent stop for our Mobile Clinic. 

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