Celebrating Pride in Oakland County

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Pride Month is dedicated to uplifting LGBTQ+ voices, celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, and supporting LGBTQ+ rights.

Oakland County’s vision is to be a healthy, safe, and thriving place where everyone is valued, quality of life is high and economic opportunity abounds. We’re committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but all the county’s diverse populations.

Throughout the summer, many Oakland County cities, villages, and townships, along with many communities nearby, are hosting Pride events. Use our list below to find a celebration near you!


June 3: Ferndale – A Starry Night Pride Prom
June 4: Ferndale Pride
June 4: Ferndale – Pride at the Pavilion
June 4: Ortonville Pride Festival
June 4: Hazel Park Pride Flag Raising 2022
June 5: Ferndale – 2022 Pride Comedy Gala
June 6: DIA Behind the Seen: Art/Pride – virtual event
June 7: Holly Pride 2022
June 11: Madison Heights Arts & Pride
June 11-12: Detroit – Motor City Pride Festival
June 16: Pride Night 2022: Celebrating Progress in Fenton
June 18: Grosse Pointe Pride
June 26: Berkley Pride Block Party
June 26: Macomb County Pride Picnic


July 9: South Lyon LGBT + Pride Event
July 15-17: Detroit – Hotter Than July


August 12-13: Royal Oak PRIDE
August 13: Ferndale – Transgender Pride in the Park
August 14: Hazel Park Pride

Do you know of any other Pride events in the area? Let us know via Facebook or Twitter, or contact us at socialmedia@oakgov.com.

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LGBTQ+ Resources

Affirmations Ferndale

Affirmations LGBTQ+ community center has been the hub for southeast Michigan LGBTQ+ communities and its allies for the last 30 years. They provide a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, and cultures can learn, grow, socialize, and access the vital support they need!
(248) 398-7105

Ruth Ellis Center

The Ruth Ellis Center offers integrated primary health services, behavioral health services, and residential care facilities for insured and uninsured LGBTQ youth and young adults.
(313) 252-1950

Stand with Trans

Stand with Trans provides resources and support for transgender/GNC/gender non-conforming youth and families. Resources include support groups, social events, empowerment workshops, skill-building, community education, and phone support via Ally Moms for transgender youth and parents/caregivers.
(248) 739-9254

Equality Michigan

Equality Michigan is Michigan’s statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) political advocacy organization. Formerly the Triangle Foundation, EQMI has been Michigan’s premiere LGBTQ anti-violence and political advocacy organization for over 25 years and counting.
(313) 537-7000

LGBT National Help Center

The LGBT National Help Center services the LGBTQ+ community by offering free and confidential support via peer chat support, a national hotline, a senior hotline and youth chatrooms.

  •  LGBT National Hotline: (888) 843-4564
  •  LGBT National Youth Talk line: (800) 246-7743
  •  LGBT National Senior Hotline: (888) 234-7243

More community resources are available on the Oakland County Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources webpage.

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