Entries by Jonathan Niemczak

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 […]

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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 […]

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Pride Winnipeg 30th Anniversary Theme Revealed

(Winnipeg, MB; April 19, 2017) – Pride Winnipeg is thrilled to announce its theme for the 30th Anniversary Pride Winnipeg Festival: “Resurgence: Taking Back Space”. The theme is a call to action and a reminder for everyone in the community that while the LGBTTQ* community has made great strides over the past 30 years, there […]

Community Feature: Alt Hotel

Alt Hotel Winnipeg is proud to once again be participating as an official sponsor in the Pride Winnipeg Festival. Alt Hotel Winnipeg is new to the Winnipeg marketplace.  Located in the heart of the Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District (SHED), Alt Hotel Winnipeg is an unmissable new destination for business and leisure travelers in Manitoba’s […]

Pride Winnipeg 30th Anniversary Parade Marshals Announced

(Winnipeg, MB; April 11, 2017) – Pride Winnipeg is pleased to announce the 30th Anniversary Pride Parade Marshals. This year’s marshals were nominated by the community and embody the spirit of the Pride Festival as well as our focus in advancing diversity and inclusiveness of the Pride movement in Winnipeg. “As we reflect on the […]

Community Feature: ChangeMakers

Some of us are gay. Some of us are allies. All of us are proud that here, love is love.  At ChangeMakers, we know that accepting diversity, embracing differences and celebrating uniqueness and individuality is essential to making our creative workplace thrive. More than that, it’s essential to making our city, our province and our […]