Creating opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community
Capital Pride Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance...
November 20, 2019
On November 20th every year communities across the globe memorialize those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence. In 1999, a vigil was held to remember the murder of Rita Hester, a black trans woman. This moment in 2SLGBTQ+ history started an important tradition that has become the annual Trans Day of Remembrance….Read More
Capital Pride advocates for 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Canada,...
September 2, 2019
Ottawa, Ontario – Capital Pride’s 2019 summer festival may be over, but our advocacy efforts continue apace. As a Pride organization based in a G-7 capital and mandated to advocate for 2SLGBTQ+ communities, Capital Pride is highlighting issues of local, national and international concern while working constructively to break down remaining barriers to true inclusion…Read More
Capital Pride receives funding through the new Federal...
August 25, 2019
For immediate release Ottawa, Ontario – Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, announced up to $200,000 in FedDev Ontario funding for Capital Pride through the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF). See full official Government of Canada release here. Capital Pride creates opportunities to celebrate,…Read More