CALL FOR ARTISTS: Capital Pride Public Art Project 2022
The Capital Pride Art Project is a public art competition held in our nation’s Capital. We are seeking artists to submit a proposal for an artwork that will be on view outside throughout the Capital Pride Festival, August 21-28, 2022.Learn More
Festival registrations now open!Learn More
Capital Pride proudly presents Trey Anthony
Wednesday, June 22 • 7:00pm • Ottawa Art GalleryLearn More
54 DAYS until 2022 Capital Pride FestivalAugust 21–28, 2022
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...
Queer, Trans, Black and Proud: A Review
March 21, 2022
This review features the following events from the Queer, Trans, Black and Proud programming: Our Voices: Black representation in the media, Our Voices: Kim Katrin, and Queer Black Excellence Showcase. These events can still be watched online here. This year...
“We Belong” program highlights the QTBIPOC communities
February 10, 2022
Welcome to Capital Pride’s Spotlight Series. In this series of blog posts, Capital Pride will share information about the amazing work of our community partners and how the 2SLGBTQ+ community can access their programming, get involved and learn about what...
Our mission is to create opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
Accepting Applications: Capital Pride Youth Art Showcase at the OAG
June 1, 2022
The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) and Capital Pride are teaming up together to curate a summer art exhibition featuring work from young queer artists in the city! The selected works will be showcased in the OAG’s public areas and the...
Capital Pride 2022 Community Consultation Survey Report
May 20, 2022
The mission of Capital Pride / Fierté dans la Capitale is to create opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Canada’s capital region, on the unceded and unsurrendered land of...
All Blood is Equal Coalition welcomes changes to blood donor policies at Canadian Blood...
April 28, 2022
Today’s decision by Health Canada to authorize Canadian Blood Services to change its approach to blood and plasma donor screening ends a decades-long discriminatory ban which has targeted Two-Spirit, gay, bisexual, and queer men, trans women, and other men who...
Capital Pride is hiring
March 29, 2022
Capital Pride is currently hiring students for summer positions to help coordinate the 2022 Capital Pride Festival. The available positions are: Social Media and Communications Coordinator The positions are full-time from Monday, May 16 to Friday, September 2 and are...
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