Pride

A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pride crosswalks vandalized in downtown Nanaimo

Black paint spread across Bastion and Commercial street crosswalk, city plans more durable paint job

 

Bayne Pettinger on the ice at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in Korea during his time as Hockey Canada manager. (Courtesy of Bayne Pettinger)

Oak Bay NHL player agent on NFL’s Carl Nassib: ‘he’s a trailblazer’

Bayne Pettinger says the coming out of gay Raiders lineman is huge for the sports world

 

Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Royal Roads University installs third rainbow crosswalk at Colwood campus

Pride colours on pavement, Pride flag at Hatley Castle show support for diversity: RRU president

 

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)
Participants still have as much opportunity to ‘pride up their homes, offices, people or pets to display in this year’s online pride events. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Pride Society announces online events for 2021

Each of Pride Week’s six events are adaptations of in-person classics

Participants still have as much opportunity to ‘pride up their homes, offices, people or pets to display in this year’s online pride events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Christopher Mauro, right, assistant manager of the Sidney Save-On-Foods, and Nick Luney, youth initiatives director for the Victoria Pride Society, celebrate the success of a pandemic fundraiser for the local Pride Society. (Courtesy Save-On Foods)

Grocery managers across the Island pull together for Queer youth

With Victoria Pride Parade and Festival cancelled, Save-On-Foods staff found a way to raise funds

Christopher Mauro, right, assistant manager of the Sidney Save-On-Foods, and Nick Luney, youth initiatives director for the Victoria Pride Society, celebrate the success of a pandemic fundraiser for the local Pride Society. (Courtesy Save-On Foods)
Victoria Pride Society has released a documentary on the annual Memorial Dragball Game. (Courtesy of Peter B. Jakab/victoriapridesociety.org)
Victoria Pride Society has released a documentary on the annual Memorial Dragball Game. (Courtesy of Peter B. Jakab/victoriapridesociety.org)
Pride events around the world have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Online LGBTQ exhibits to enjoy during Pride month

Art, artifacts and history to see during Pride month

Pride events around the world have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Pride Society is hosting a slew of events online to celebrate Pride Week during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Pride Society is hosting a slew of events online to celebrate Pride Week during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied
The 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade went down Government Street in July. This year’s parade is set for July 7. (Black Press File Photo)

Victoria Pride Society questions police presence in upcoming Victoria Pride Parade

A questionnaire and several consultations are set up over the next two months

The 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade went down Government Street in July. This year’s parade is set for July 7. (Black Press File Photo)
It was a sea of colour at the 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade Sunday. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria Pride Parade celebrates 25 years

Thousands line downtown streets as city bursts with LGBTQ pride

It was a sea of colour at the 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade Sunday. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS