Our Mission:

To create a thriving LGBTQIA+ community in the Texas Panhandle areas through enhanced individual self-worth and cultural pride.

Our Vision:

All persons are equally accepted and respected.


Panhandle Pride, Inc., is the primary organization working to promote a thriving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) community in the Texas Panhandle. We do this through enhancing individual self-worth and cultural pride, with the vision that all persons are equally accepted and respected.

Panhandle Pride Incorporated as of May 15, 2015, and we’ve been celebrating our community since 2012!

For the past few years, Panhandle Pride has held community events on the 4th Sunday of June. These celebrations have grown from an attendance of around 100 people in 2012 to more than 12,000 in 2017. We hold these events in late June to coincide with the anniversary of the turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States – the Stonewall Uprising which began on June 28, 1969 in NYC.

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