Reading Pride Celebration


The mission of Reading Pride Celebration is to celebrate diversity in the LGBTQ+ community of Greater Reading. We are committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by building a community that embraces and supports differences and seeks to eliminate racial oppression, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and other oppression.

Upcoming Events

LGBTQ+ Connection Support Group NAMI LGBTQ+ Connection is a recovery support group program for the LGBTQ+ Community that offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. NAMI Connection groups are: Free and confidential, Held 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month for 90 minutes, Designed to connect, encourage, and support participants using a structured support group model, Led by trained facilitators living in recovery themselves. NAMI Berks County PA, 30 Liberty Street, Shillington.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Join us as we come together as a community to mourn, remember, and celebrate the lives of our siblings in the transgender community who we’d lost to anti-trans hate & violence this past year. We will read their names, learn about them, and hear from members of the community. We will come together after the vigil for light snacks and to support each other as a community. Monday, November 20, 2023 at 640 Centre Ave Reading, PA.

LGBTQ+ Families Group We meet the second Tuesday of every month for social activities that include parents and the children. Some activities are located at or office, while other times we will meet for an activity. If you’d like to be joining us, please use the ticket link to claim your free tickets. This is only to help us gage attendance and communicate activities and locations to those attending. All parents need to sign up, if we do not have any registered attendees for a given month, the group will be cancelled. Event locations and activity will be posted to the Facebook Events Page each month.

What’s Next? LGBTQ+ Widowers group Widowed? Join us and find a community of understanding amongst others who have had similar experiences. This group is a social & support groups, and meets at different locations Each time. Some meetings are over dinner, a movie, or any other location or activity the group comes up with. The group meeting for dinners, and other social activities. To get information on this group, text or call Ben Renkus @ 610-507-2996 or email Event dates are posted to the Facebook Events Page each month.

Reading Pride Celebration Festival 2024 Save the date for the 18th annual Reading Pride Celebration Festival, Sunday, July 21, 2024 at Jim Dietrich Park. Entertainment, Vendors, and Volunteer applications to open in January 1st, 2024.

Reading Pride Celebration Festival

Location & Contact

Reading Pride Celebration
201 Washington Street, Office #513
Reading, PA 19601
(610) 457-1960

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