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No Politics in Pride

By Drew Thomas, August 6 2019 — In a media release dated July 24, Calgary Pride revealed their decision to disallow all political entities from participating in this year’s Pride Parade. In their release, they state that the New Democratic Party (NDP) would have been the only party whose application would have been approved by…

Hi, I’m bi: Why bisexual representation matters to me

By Kristy Koehler, September 25 2018 — Bisexual Awareness Day occurred on Sept. 23. Observed since 1999, it marks the beginning of Bi Visibility Week. Have you heard about it? There’s a decent chance you haven’t… I’m bisexual. I’m attracted to people — male, female, gender non-binary, transgender — comprising virtually all gender expressions and identities….

U of C community marches in 2017 Pride Parade

By Tina Shaygan, September 4 2017 — Thousands took to downtown Calgary on Sept. 3 to take part in the 27th annual Calgary Pride Parade. Among those marching were politicians, non-profit organizations and members of the University of Calgary community, including U of C president Elizabeth Cannon. Cannon said that the university’s growing participation in Pride…

Letter to the Editor: Police marching in Pride promotes acceptance

Re:Pride is for people, not institutions like the police I read with interest your article in the March 2 edition of The Gauntlet “Pride is for people, not institutions like the police.” While I appreciate your concerns, I thought I’d let you know the history of the CPS marching in the Pride Parade. I worked…

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