Entries by Jonathan Niemczak

Pride Winnipeg Festival Date Change Meeting Notes

Date: November 22, 2018 Location: UofW Room 1L13 Meeting Start: 6:03pm. Presentation done at 6:15.  Question period started thereafter. Summary of feeback from the community: Have we explored other venues? Yes, however other venues are less ideally suited for Festivals compared to the Forks and may come at additional costs. Additionally, other venues are not […]

Community Feature: University of Manitoba

I am pleased that the University of Manitoba is once again participating in the Pride Winnipeg Festival. As the University of Manitoba celebrates its 140th year, Pride Winnipeg has also reached a milestone of 30 years. I invite and encourage all members of the university community, including our alumni, to engage in this event in […]


Joint Statement by Pride Winnipeg, Queer People of Colour Winnipeg, Two-Spirited People of Manitoba, Like That @ Sunshine House and QueerView Winnipeg

(Winnipeg, MB; May 26, 2017) – Over the past 10 months, Pride Winnipeg has consulted with individuals and stakeholder groups on a broad range of issues of interest to the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirit and queer (LGBTTQ*) community. Through these consultations, the specific issue of the relationship between the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) […]

Pride Winnipeg Position Statement on Sex Work

Pride Winnipeg supports the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s 2017 Position Statement on Harm Reduction. In so doing, Pride Winnipeg recognizes and supports the sex workers’ rights movement’s efforts to show that sex work is distinct from sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Sex workers are part of our communities, and we support measures to increase their […]

Bottoms Up, Queer Beer is Here!

Pride Winnipeg and Half Pints Brewing Co. are pleased to announce that Queer Beer is here! What better way to ring in the 30th Anniversary of the Pride Winnipeg Festival than with a refreshing Manitoba made Queer Beer. The beer is brewed as a Helles, which is a German Pilsner. It has a mild taste, […]

Community Feature: Energy 106

Energy 106 & HOT 100.5 are proud to support the 30th Anniversary Pride Winnipeg Festival because we want to see a city free from discrimination against gender identity, expression, and sexual orientation. In this day and age, we all have somebody in the LGBTQ community and we have to show them love and support. There […]