PROUD TO LIVE
Baltimore City Neighborhood
Home to some of the city’s best culture, Mount Vernon has been the center of LGBT life and celebration in Baltimore for decades.
Real Estate Agent
Ron Zimmerman—Ron Zimmerman Realtors
Independent Broker with over 30 years in the industry.
Runner-up: Dick Roszel—Long & Foster Lake Roland
Express Yourself! at The GLCCB
A workshop designed for LGBTQ teens to develop their artistic and expressive skills every week at The GLCCB.
Runner-up: Rainbow Youth Alliance of Baltimore County
High School Gay-Straight Alliance
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
Gay-straight alliances are student-led organizations that provide a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQ students and their straight allies.
Runner-up: Dulaney High School
College LGBTQ Group
Queer Student Union of Towson University
Since its creation in the 1980s, Towson University's Queer Student Union helps LGBTQI and allied students become strong, developed, and empowered persons. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 6pm in the University Union.
Runner-up: Maryland Institute Queer Alliance of MICA
Opened by Robin McDonald in 2003, Howl helps thousands of Baltimore's dogs and cats live healthier lives with natural, high-quality pet products.
A boutique-style salon nestled in the runner-up for Baltimore City Neighborhood—Hampden, Flaunt offers a wide range of services for both men and women.
Runner-up: Neal’s in Mt. Vernon
Where cool never goes out of style.
Runner-up: Baltimore Barber Lounge
Runner-up: New York Life
ACLU of Maryland
The Maryland ACLU works to ensure that all people in the state can lead their lives free from discrimination and unwarranted government intrusion.
Runner-up: Free State Legal Project
Runner-up: Trader Joe’s
Health Care Provider
Chase Brexton Health Services
Insured. Uninsured. Chase Brexton provides LGBT-centered, expert medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare for all because everyone’s health matters.
Runner-up: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
Hearts & Ears
In a new location and under new management, Hearts & Ears is a peer support wellness and recovery center that assists members of the LGBTQI community who struggle with mental health issues.
Runner-up: Women’s Growth Center
PROUD TO WORK
This nationwide retailer scores 100 in HRC's 2013 Corporate Equality Index.
Runner-up: Whole Foods
Baltimore GLBTQ Social and Professional Group
A diverse group of GLBTQ folks and their straight friends who meetup regularly for non-bar events that include dinners, hiking, trips, etc.
Runners-up: Maryland Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Association tied with Starbucks Pride Alliance Partner Network
Bank of America
This nationwide bank scores 100 in HRC's 2013 Corporate Equality Index.
Runner-up: Wyndham Hotels
PROUD TO PLAY
Thanks to everyone who voted Club Hippo as the music and dance spot in Baltimore that brings them the most Pride! Every Wednesday, Gay Bingo at the Hippo benefits The GLCCB.
Runner-up: Grand Central
Triple L (Leon's Leather Lounge), is attached to Leon's, Maryland’s oldest gay bar.
Runner-up: Baltimore Eagle
An artistically driven institution committed to engaging, educating, and expanding the horizons of diverse audiences through challenging and thought-provoking theater.
Runner-up: France-Merrick PAC (Hippodrome)
Merritt Athletic Club
Including Downtown Athletic Club and other locations, MAC is the best in group fitness, personal training, aquatics, family and kids fitness programs, and more!
Runner-up: Mt. Vernon Fitness
American Visionary Arts Museum
America’s official national museum and education center for intuitive, self-taught artistry.
Runner-up: The Walters Art Museum
Metro Gallery is a multi-use arts space in the Station North Arts & Entertainment District featuring contemporary art, live music, film, and a bar.
Runner-up: Station North Arts Café Gallery
Everything from coffee in the cafe to drinks and American fare in the dining room.
Runner-up: Gertrude’s at the BMA
A lesbian-owned, women- and trans-operated sex shop that helps people of all genders and orientations experience their own unique sexuality with shameless joy and passion.
Runner-up: Chained Desires
Baltimore Pride Festival
Baltimore Pride has celebrated the diversity of our community for more than 35 years. Events include the Parade, Block Party, Festival, and much more.
Runner-up: Baltimore Book Festival