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Imagine mingling with thousands of diverse LGBTQ individuals who enjoy everything about being gay. To you, being gay means knowing who you are, even if you’re just curious, and knowing where to go to celebrate pride.

Learn about the LGBTQ resources within the Baltimore area. Meet people while dancing to the hottest music. Smell and taste the foods that will tempt your taste buds. See the sights and enjoy this once a year event.

Baltimore Black Pride 2010 (BBP) takes place during the weekend of October 8 to 10. This year’s theme, “Embrace and Celebrate Diversity,” represents a willingness “to embrace everyone who is a part of, as well as a supporter of, our community.”

BBP features a block party, workshops, art installations, food, and live entertainment. Key sponsors of the event include:

· Chase Brexton Health Services, which provides a broad range of affordable, low-cost primary medical, dental and mental health care to people in Baltimore City and beyond;
· AIDS Interfaith Residential Services. which provides comprehensive supportive housing services to enhance quality of life, emphasizing self-sufficiency for low-income and homeless individuals and families living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS or other disabilities;
· Moveable Feast, the only meal delivery program for homebound people living with AIDS in the greater Baltimore area and;
· Baltimore OutLoud, which provides an independent voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

BBP is organized by Baltimore Black Pride, Inc., which helps to build an awareness of pride and provide outreach/prevention education on HIV/AIDS and other health conditions prevalent among men and women of color, as well as social and economical issues. For more information, call 443.691.9669 or visit BlackPrideBaltimore.org.

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