Pride

Pride Gym fighters Keanan Patershuk, Tyler Harry and Rebecca Verlaan won three gold medals at the King of the Mat Jiu Jitsu tournament in Kelowna last weekend. (From left) Lowel Carrol, Tyler, Keanan, Rebecca, and assistant coach Brandon Krumm. Photo: submitted

Pride Gym fighters golden at Kelowna Jiu Jitsu tournament

Pride Gym’s Keanan Patershuk, Tyler Harry and Rebecca Verlaan were all King of the Mats in Kelowna

 

Trail’s first Rainbow Pride Crosswalk was painted near the Riverfront Centre in spring of 2019, and close to the rainbow garden in Jubilee Park. Addison Oberg from Pride Trail B.C. is excited to team up with Trail’s IncrEdible Farmers’ Market on Aug. 13.(Sheri Regnier photo)

IncrEdible Market proud to host Pride-Trail event

Join Pride Trail in 3rd annual Pride Walk starting at Aug. 13 market on the Esplanade at noon

 

Rainbow flags and coloured balloons are shown at the site where the Montreal Pride parade was supposed to start from in Montreal, Sunday, August 7, 2022. Festival organizers cancelled the parade over concerns for security due to the lack of staff. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Montreal Pride Parade organizers cancel event, citing lack of security

More than 80 volunteers were absent, according to organizer

 

Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.

Pride Gym takes two more titles at Proving Ground

Keanan Patershuk retained the MMA Light Heavyweight title and Tyler Harry won the Fly Weight belt

Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.
Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.

Pride Gym takes two more titles at Proving Ground

Keanan Patershuk retained the MMA Light Heavyweight title and Tyler Harry won the Fly Weight belt

Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.
Eva Moore (center), an openly queer pediatrician, is pictured with her wife, Hope Forstenzer (bottom left), and their two children. (Photo: Eva Moore).

Being queer in medicine: Vancouver pediatrician reflects on Pride, connecting with patients

Pediatrician talks about coming out at work and moving past internalized oppression

Eva Moore (center), an openly queer pediatrician, is pictured with her wife, Hope Forstenzer (bottom left), and their two children. (Photo: Eva Moore).
Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)

VIDEO: Police investigating after B.C. church’s Pride flag vandalized

Delta police have released security footage in the hope that someone can help identify the suspect

Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)
Toronto-based graphic designer Dylan Horner is shown in this undated handout photo. Horner says a lot of the marketing campaigns he’s come across during Pride month make him cringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Dylan Horner *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Corporate Pride campaigns are back. But advocates want more than ‘rainbow washing’

Public displays of support need to be backed up by action in other 11 months of year, say advocates

Toronto-based graphic designer Dylan Horner is shown in this undated handout photo. Horner says a lot of the marketing campaigns he’s come across during Pride month make him cringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Dylan Horner *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Christopher Moore (centre) leads a group of bikers at the front of Nelson’s first Pride Parade in 1996. The parade nearly didn’t happen due to public pressure and concerns for the lives of participants. Photo courtesy Touchstones Nelson LGBTQ2S+ Archives
Christopher Moore (centre) leads a group of bikers at the front of Nelson’s first Pride Parade in 1996. The parade nearly didn’t happen due to public pressure and concerns for the lives of participants. Photo courtesy Touchstones Nelson LGBTQ2S+ Archives
Pride Gym fighter Keanan Paterchuk earned a first round victory and the light-heavyweight title at the Proving Grounds Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty, Wash.

Pride Gym fighter wins Proving Ground MMA title

Keanan Paterchuk captures light-heavyweight title with decisive win over Chris “Giant Killer” Gamby

Pride Gym fighter Keanan Paterchuk earned a first round victory and the light-heavyweight title at the Proving Grounds Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty, Wash.
A sneak peak at some of the items that will be in a draw basket at the very first Vanderhoof Pride event. (Kjerstina Larsen/Facebook)

B.C. community to hold first official Pride event in its history

Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen plans to attend the event to promote inclusivity

A sneak peak at some of the items that will be in a draw basket at the very first Vanderhoof Pride event. (Kjerstina Larsen/Facebook)
Pride’s Matt Consineau fought in the 155-pound division winning a unanimous decision over Liam Burke of Bellingham.

Pride Gym fighters excel at Liberty Proving Grounds MMA

Pride Gym’s Matt Consineau and Keanan Patershuk battle to MMA victories at Liberty, Wa.

Pride’s Matt Consineau fought in the 155-pound division winning a unanimous decision over Liam Burke of Bellingham.
Pride Gym’s Gilbert and Noah Champagne were dominant, taking home championship belts from the NAGA Jiu Jitsu Tournament on Feb. 19.

Pride Gym father, son dominant at Jiu Jitsu tournament

Noah and Gilbert Champagne came home from Salt Lake City with a couple of NAGA championship belts

Pride Gym’s Gilbert and Noah Champagne were dominant, taking home championship belts from the NAGA Jiu Jitsu Tournament on Feb. 19.
Charles Bisset

Former Pride Gym fighter wins ninth Muay Thai title

Charles Bisset won by TKO to capture the WBL World Muay Thai Cruiserweight title

Charles Bisset
Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)

Task force shares ideas to help Canadian sports associations be more LGBTQ-inclusive

Canada’s Sport Inclusion Task Force launches website during Pride Month

Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)