Pride

Three participants march at Kelowna Pride in 2019. (Kelowna Pride Society)

Kelowna Pride Week postponed to October

Kelowna Pride Society cited COVID-19 concerns and public health restrictions as part of its decision

 

Two participants march at Kelowna Pride 2019 (Kelowna Pride Society)

Kelowna Pride Week a go for September

This year’s pride week will take place from September 10 to 19

 

Armstrong residents Janine Carscadden, left, her partner Eva Ekeroth and their dog, Ollie, collect signatures of support for a rainbow crosswalk in the city. (Contributed)

Armstrong couple hope for rainbow crosswalk somewhere in community

Plenty of support shown for adding colourful crosswalk to city

 

The crosswalk is at Third Street and Mackenzie and was installed on June 17. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Painting a rainbow: First Pride crosswalk installed in Revelstoke

‘It signals to the community that this city is inclusive,’ Mayor Gary Sulz

The crosswalk is at Third Street and Mackenzie and was installed on June 17. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)

Task force shares ideas to help Canadian sports associations be more LGBTQ-inclusive

Canada’s Sport Inclusion Task Force launches website during Pride Month

Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)
A Kelowna Pride Festival 2019 participant holds up a flag. (Kelowna Pride Society)

Kelowna Pride, RCMP continue to work on ‘Safe Place Program’

A new committee has been formed to refine the ‘Safe Place Program’ created by the Kelowna RCMP

A Kelowna Pride Festival 2019 participant holds up a flag. (Kelowna Pride Society)
Cristian Quijas and Patrick Ryley pause in front of The Proud Grammas’ Piecing it Together exhibit, created by quilters Miki Mann and Claudette Coté, part of the PRIDE Exhibition at the Salmon Arm Art Galley on Friday, Oct. 16 during Salmon Arm’s first PRIDE Project Arts Awareness Festival from Oct. 14 to 17. The two quilters put together place mat-sized quilts representing 15 different flags within the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Pride Project festival shows Salmon Arm ‘ready to imagine a new world’

Organizers pleased with attendance and inspiring attitudes at first festival for community

Cristian Quijas and Patrick Ryley pause in front of The Proud Grammas’ Piecing it Together exhibit, created by quilters Miki Mann and Claudette Coté, part of the PRIDE Exhibition at the Salmon Arm Art Galley on Friday, Oct. 16 during Salmon Arm’s first PRIDE Project Arts Awareness Festival from Oct. 14 to 17. The two quilters put together place mat-sized quilts representing 15 different flags within the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
The second annual Vernon Pride Prom has been postponed to Aug. 28, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Stock photo/Allie Smith)

Vernon Pride Prom organizers set late-August dance date

Second-annual dance for LGBTQ+ youth scheduled for Aug. 28

The second annual Vernon Pride Prom has been postponed to Aug. 28, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Stock photo/Allie Smith)
The second annual Vernon Pride Prom is in the works, though organizers aren’t sure when the event will be held given the coronavirus pandemic. (Stock photo/Allie Smith)

Vernon Pride Prom in the works, date uncertain due to pandemic

Second annual event for LGBTQ+ youth is tentatively set for June 27.

The second annual Vernon Pride Prom is in the works, though organizers aren’t sure when the event will be held given the coronavirus pandemic. (Stock photo/Allie Smith)