Capital Pride Pageant
Join us for the 2022 Capital Pride Pageant where Drag performers within the National Capital Region will compete for the title of Mx, Mr or Ms Capital Pride 2022.Buy Tickets
Public Art Project
Check out Capital Pride's 6 Public Art Projects! On now until August 28th.Learn More
2022 Capital Pride Parade
Sunday, August 28Learn More
2022 Capital Pride FestivalAugust 21–28, 2022No upcoming events scheduled 😢 Check back soon!
United Way Collaboration: Capital Pride celebrating togetherness and positive changes in 2022
August 4, 2022
The feeling of excitement ahead of this year’s Capital Pride festival is palpable as we are bringing our communities “All Together Now” after more than two years physically distant. We finally get to spend time together to both address challenges...
Fierce Lies the Head that Wears a Crown
July 25, 2022
Your 2021 Capital Pride Pageant Court: Where are they now? A drag royalty retrospective With a drag scene as strong and vibrant as there is in Ottawa, it is truly no wonder as to why every year so many people...
Redefining Drag Race: Meet Deca Thlon
June 24, 2022
From getting picked last for a team on the playground to being discriminated against during varsity level sports, the world of athletics has not always been the safest space for members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Derek Brougham (they/he/she), a master’s...
Ten Oaks Brings Overnight Camps Back for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth
June 10, 2022
The Ten Oaks Project is a charitable organization that creates spaces in which 2SLGBTQ+ children, youth, and families can thrive. The Ten Oaks Project has been running since 2004 and offers youth and young adult camps and other programs locally...
Our mission is to create opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
Capital Pride raises Progress Pride Flag with allies at Ottawa City Hall
August 23, 2022
Capital Rainbow Refuge on hand to celebrate this year’s theme: All Together Now Ottawa, On – Flanked by members and allies of the 2SLBGTQ+ community, Capital Pride Executive Director Toby Whitfield and Co-Chairperson Geneviève Colverson raised the Progress Pride Flag...
Capital Pride announces the recipients of the 2022 Community Project Fund
August 18, 2022
Capital Pride’s Community Project Fund supports local community groups and individuals who organize events and activities that further one (or more) of Capital Pride’s objectives: education, advocacy, connection or celebration. The Fund provides grants of up to $1000 allowing groups...
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