Celebrating and Supporting our 2SLGBTQIA+Community and Fostering Effective Allyship

Pride month is a time of celebration, human connection, and remembrance of queer voices that continue to fight for justice and equality. It is also a time to act.

It's important that we help to amplify the many efforts of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and organizations locally and regionally, including:

RAISING THE PRIDE FLAG EVENT

On June 3rd at 8:30 a.m., the Town of Wolfville is raising the Progressive Pride flag at the Waterfront Park. All are welcome to join.

VALLEY PRIDE EVENTS

From June 26 to 30, Valley Pride is putting on an array of events, including panel discussions, a family drag show, a queer artisan market & resource fair, a Pride March, parties, a picnic, dances, and more.

See the full event listings here. Help make these events a success by pitching in! Valley Pride is looking for volunteers. Sign up today.

BOOK DISPLAY IN VAUGHAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY

For the month of June, the Vaughan Memorial Library is showcasing works by queer authors and books that explore themes related to Pride.

BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE ALLY

Listening and learning with open minds and hearts are key aspects to evolving our ideas and behaviour so that we can be there for people in meaningful ways. The following resources are provided for your consideration:

THE HISTORY OF PRIDE

The contemporary Pride movement in the Western World carries a narrative of celebration, but Pride started as a movement for the liberation of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Learn more about the history of Pride.

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