Post Tagged with: "Pride"

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Laurier celebrates Pride Month and encourages inclusivity

The end of June marks the end of Pride Month at Wilfrid Laurier University, but that doesn’t mean the efforts towards inclusivity come to a halt. Throughout the month of June, WLU made various efforts to show their support for the LGBTQ+ community, including flying the rainbow flag for the duration of the month and participating in Toronto’s Pride March. […]

by Sophia Cole· · News ·
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Pride flags vandalized at local elementary school

On Thursday morning, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that pride flags were vandalized at two local school settings. Cherri Greene, WRPS spokesperson, said acts of vandalism and graffiti were reported at Sandhills Public School and the Waterloo Region District School Board’s main office. According to The Record, Greene could not comment on the content of the graffiti at the time, […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·
Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

For many of us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Warm weather, the sun, at least some free time and the rainbow flag is flying overhead. June is Pride Month and festivals are picking up to celebrate LGBTQ+ folks in our communities. Queer history is being explored and showcased in many ways for those who are eager to […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Summer after summer we watch many cities gather to celebrate LGBTQ communities around the world. This year there is a pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo, also known as the tri-cities. Alex Chunaco, the coordinator of this weeklong festival, expressed how meaningful this event is for our communities. “Since 1995, pride festivals have had traditions of being held in the area,” […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·