This February, Capital Pride is proud to present Queer, Trans, Black and Proud a month of programming that celebrates and honours the Queer and Trans Black community. The programming is being organized in recognition of Black History Month.
A variety of events will take place each week including a panel discussion featuring a Black leader within the 2SLGBTQ+ community; a youth art workshop in partnership with the Ottawa Art Gallery; a night of music, drag and performances; a keynote event with Canadian writer and activist Kim Katrin; and a performance by Canadian artist Desiire as part of the NAC’s Friday’s at the Fourth.
Recognizing the evolving nature of COVID-19, we anticipate some events will be delivered virtually while it is hoped that events later in the month will be delivered in a hybrid format. All programming will align with public health guidance and details will be shared in the lead-up to each individual event.