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[May 12, 2014] Dear community members and community partners,
Guelph Pride Week 2014 Begins NOW
[May 2, 2014]There are many awesome events to check out this year for Guelph Pride 2014. Visit Guelphpride.com/2014 for all the event details. Show your Pride! Hope to see you there!!
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10 Years of Pride and Counting
June of 2003 saw Guelph's first annual Pride Picnic. A need had been recognized for Guelph to host its own Pride event for LGBTTSIQQ people, their family, friends and allies. Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo and Toronto are destinations for their annual Pride celebrations, and it was felt that Guelphites would benefit from a fun and family-friendly event of our own.
Our goals have been to provide visibility to LGBTTSIQQ people and allies, and to promote volunteerism within the queer community of Guelph. We provide opportunity for people to learn about and access various local social service groups. Of course we also want to have a great time!
In Winter 2013, to better engage University of Guelph students with Guelph Pride events, the committee decided to run a separate Pride festival called Winter Pride. In May 2013, Guelph Pride celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Guelph Pride, as an organization, has grown tremendously and has had many positive effects on the community. Guelph Pride will continue to grow and engage all members of the community as the years progress.