Entries by Alisa Woods

2019 Community Feature: Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is Western Canada’s largest theatre for young audiences. MTYP’s venue at the Forks is specifically built for the development, production and presentation of work for young audiences. Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP; the company encourages submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and […]

2019 Community Feature: TD Bank Group

Happy Pride, Winnipeg! As a long-standing, proud supporter of the LGBTQ2+ community, TD is thrilled to once again support the 2019 Pride Winnipeg Festival and help create a more inclusive society. Embracing diversity and building an inclusive environment, where every colleague and customer is valued, respected and supported is a fundamental value at TD. Today, […]

Introducing the Parade Marshals of 2019

2019 GRAND MARSHAL PEETANACOOT NENAKAWEKAPO Peetanacoot Nenakawekapo (Winnie Sunshine) is Anishinaabe of the Ojibwa Nation from the Wolf clan. She is a Two-Spirit person and a Trans woman from Skownan MB, residing in Winnipeg. She’s proud to have been at the first Winnipeg Gay Pride in 1987 discrimination caused some to attend Pride with a […]

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Introducing Drag Show featuring Derrick Berry

  McPhillips Station Casino, with the support of Pride Winnipeg, is proud to bring you the Pride Drag Show featuring Derrick Barry! Taking place on the second floor of McPhillips Station Casino, this show looks to showcase Winnipeg’s local drag scene and celebrate Pride Week!  Hosted by Satina Loren with performances by local talent: Moxie […]

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2019 Pride Winnipeg Festival Theme and newly developed KidsZone Revealed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Winnipeg, MB; March 4 2019)–Pride Winnipeg is thrilled to announce its theme for the 2019 Pride Winnipeg Festival: “Pride of Colour”. “With growing resurgence in the GSRD community, the understanding of marginalized and generally silenced voices has started making and taking over spaces. One of the frequently overlooked and commonly ignored intersection […]