June Is Pride Month

We are preparing for our 6th Annual Pride Festival in Martin Park with a return to a live event on June 25th 10am-5pm. Thanks to our Pride Flag initiative, more Pride Flags have been distributed throughout the County than ever before. If you see a flag, please thank the businesses that are flying them. Did you know that donor funds…

Help Us Fund Our Open Door Pride Events

Help us fund our Open Door Pride events. June is nationally known as Pride mont., As we prepare for our 2nd annual Open Door Pride Festival and our 1st Open Door Pride Week, please consider making a donation to help fund these community events. It’s as easy as clicking a button and going to PayPal. We also accept checks to…

Open Door Prize 2018

As you may recall, at last year’s Open Door Pride Festival, we gave away a cigar box guitar, made and donated by Bruce Lee Rose. This year, Bruce has created another masterpiece for our Open Door Prize: This stunning rainbow cigar box guitar!!! Your donations will not only support Open Door Pride but give you a chance to take home this…

Upcoming Events:

June 19th – Special film event (Film TBA). Margaret Lockwood Gallery, corner of 2nd Avenue and Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay June 20th – What’s My Pride photos and t-shirt screening, Maker’s Space, 26 N. 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay June 23rd – OPEN DOOR PRIDE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay

Family Finds New Opportunities in Door County

“My base level expectation of human existence is that we all deserve inclusion,” says Josh Puetz as he and his partner, Sean Grorich, share how welcomed they have felt since moving here with their daughter, Evelyn, in May of 2017.    Sean and Josh have been together 21 years, having met at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and married just…

Tammy Baldwin Up for a Good Fight

LGBTQ Nation reports that Tammy Baldwin, having made history in 2012 when elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012 as the first out lesbian, is facing a fight as the Republican party singles her out as one of its main targets.   The GOP makes no bones for wanting to make an example of Baldwin and some of the money aimed…

Amazing Entertainment at This Year’s Festival

Milwaukee natives Lex Allen and Taj Raiden, known for their alternative R&B sound and artistry celebrating diversity will headline at this year’s Open Door Pride Festival.  Allen and Raiden will share the stage with Gender Confetti, a punk trans band hailing from Madison.  Also joining the Festival fun is HellMuff from  Madison and the well-traveled Queer Pressure DJ Collective. Headliners – Lex…