2020 Sandy Brown Award to TAP

Open Door Pride has awarded Third Avenue Playhouse it’s annual Sandy Brown Award, which is given out to a person or organization who exemplifies the mission of Open Door Pride. “Celebrating our diversity with inclusion for all.” The award is named after Sandy Brown who began the first PFLAG chapter in Sturgeon Bay in the 90’s.  She has tirelessly brought…

Black Lives Matter Door County

“We stand with Black Lives Matter and are angered and saddened by the loss of so many black, brown, and queer lives by those who seek to keep us down. Click here to read about those who have been so violently taken from us.” Open Door Pride will be looking for ways to partner with Black Lives Matter Door County…

Support from local newspaper

Our 4th annual Pride Festival has been cancelled, but we are still celebrating 365 days out of the year. Thank you Peninsula Pulse Newspaper, and the articles by Maddy Schierl, Aleah Kidd, and Grace Johnson. Celebrating Pride makes us all very proud! https://doorcountypulse.com/whats-my-pride-project-discovering-and-documenting-community/https://doorcountypulse.com/celebrating-51-years-of-pride/https://doorcountypulse.com/celebrating-the-literature-of-pride/ Be sure to see our What’s My Pride? project gallery on our website also listen to Open…

June news Proclamation and Pride Flag

The reading of the annual Open Door Pride Proclamation stating June as Open Door Pride Month occurred on June 2nd at Sturgeon Bay City Council meeting. Open Door Pride founding member and Chair Cathy Grier, and Vice Chair James Champion were present to accept this groundbreaking proclamation. What is so empowering and important is that we have been able to…

Our Pride is Stronger

Citizens of Door County, At the June 2nd Sturgeon Bay Council meeting, Mayor David Ward, presented Open Door Pride with a Proclamation declaring June as Open Door Pride Month in the City of Sturgeon Bay. As a founding member of Open Door Pride, each year that we publicly receive a Proclamation, I am filled with Pride. Proclaiming June as Open…

Open Door Pride Newsletter: June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 In This Issue:  Open Door Pride Week Proclamation Events Leading Up to the Festival Food and Fun on the Day OPEN DOOR PRIDE FESTIVAL is June 23rd in Martin Park Open Door Pride Week Proclamation We are thrilled to have the City of Sturgeon Bay recognize the LGBTQ+ community by proclaiming June 18th through 24th as Open Door Pride week! Having…