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Statement Concerning the Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

(Winnipeg, MB; June 12, 2016) – On the heels of a successful Pride celebration, Pride Winnipeg is shocked and saddened by this morning’s killing and wounding of over 100 individuals attending the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, many of whom are part of the LGBTTQ* community. While Orlando is over 3,000 kilometres away, the collective […]

Gilbert Baker – International Marshal of the 2016 Winnipeg Pride Parade!

We’re so excited to announce Gilbert Baker as the Inaugural International Marshal of the 2016 Pride Parade! A little about Gilbert: Gilbert Baker created the Rainbow Flag, symbol of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender movement, in June 1978. His work as a vexillographer (flag maker) spans 30 years and includes two world records. The Rainbow Flag […]

Community Feature: The University of Manitoba

I am proud that this year the University of Manitoba is participating as an official sponsor in the Winnipeg Pride Festival. I invite and encourage all members of the university community, including our alumni, to engage in this vibrant event in support of the LGBTTQ* community. The Pride festival’s 2016 theme is Be Authentic. I […]

Community Feature: Lives Well Lived

The MGEU Equality and Human Rights Committee strives to promote opportunity for all citizens to live, learn, work and socialize  as equals, with dignity and respect for each other. That’s why we’re committed to sponsoring Pride Winnipeg, as well as supporting other Pride events throughout the province. We embrace that which makes each of us […]

Community Feature: Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries

For more than a decade Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (originally through the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission), has been supporting the LGBTTQ* community in numerous ways. It first began with support for the Rainbow Resource Centre’s annual Swish Gala and has grown into multiple areas of rainbow support, including being a Gold Partner for the 2016 […]


Statement Concerning the Hanover School Division and LGBTTQ* Information in Classrooms

(Winnipeg, MB; April 18, 2016) – In response to the recent presentation to the Hanover School Division’s (HSD) board of trustees regarding the teaching of LGBTTQ* information in classrooms, Pride Winnipeg would like to officially state its support for the implementation of a policy similar to the Winnipeg School Division’s diversity and equity education policy […]


Be A Part of The Pride TV Commercial!

We are calling on the community to submit your “Be ________” selfies to media@pridewinnipeg.com. Here’s how to do it: 1. On a piece of paper write what “Be Authentic” is to you. Is it, ‘Be Proud,’ ‘Be Visible,’ ‘Be Inspirational,’ ‘Be Queer,’ ‘Be Yourself,’ ‘Be an Ally,’ etc. It can BE whatever best represents you! […]

Community Feature: OUTtv

OUTtv Network has been involved with Pride Winnipeg for a number of years. We have been delighted to work with such a committed and passionate in promoting Winnipeg’s successful Pride Festival. As Canada’s national LGBTQ TV network, OUTtv is committed to building relationships across the country. And it’s been a pleasure to be a media […]

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities at Pride Winnipeg!

If you’re a student looking to expand your work experience, or if you’re just ready for an experience that will change your life, volunteer with Pride Winnipeg Festival Inc. We’re waiting for you! Acquire priceless work experience with a strong and supportive team while advocating for, and celebrating, Human Rights! Pride Winnipeg is now recruiting […]

Submissions for Festival at The Forks are now open!

Pride Winnipeg in partnership with Pipe & Hat will be bringing a vibrant live show to the main stage! We are seeking Manitoban performers of all talents – dancers, poets, bands/musicians, drag artists, theatre groups, magicians, etc. It is not a requirement that you are a part of the LGBTTQ* community but priority will be […]