We have had many people reach out to ask how they can help spread the word about the Airdrie Pride Festival happening Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. Here is something for our community to use to spread the word. Feel free to print this poster and share it with your friends and post it on community… Continue reading Spread The Word
The inaugural Airdrie Pride Festival was planned with intention. From the Solidarity Walk to the speeches and entertainment, our core values coloured our decisions. But no festival this big can be done on good intentions alone. We needed dollars and for that we needed sponsors. We were prepared for a larger business or corporation to… Continue reading Rose Gold Body Piercing: A Community Champion
Today, I want to discuss what Intersectionality is, and why it's so important to practise it in our advocacy work. We've all heard it. "All lives matter" in response to Black Lives Matter. "When's the Straight Parade" when Pride Festivals happen. "But white women get assaulted too" when we talk about the prevalence of sexual… Continue reading Intersectionality
By Tammy Plunkett There is no doubt about it, we live in divisive times. You truly have to brace yourself for negative comebacks when you make any public announcement on social media. The comments I have seen repetitively directed towards pride groups are questions like, “When is the straight parade?” “Why isn’t there an… Continue reading When is the Straight Parade?
Guest Post by Jesse Lz I grew up in Airdrie AB, fortunate enough to experience the full Fuzzy Pickles Playschool-RJ-Meadowbrook-BCHS journey. I was always interested in politics and was lucky to have a variety of clubs and resources at my disposal, including Airdrie's former youth council "Hyjinx" and the leadership class at BCHS. My experience… Continue reading They step backward, we run forward.
Would you like a sign to indicate your intention to vote to protect LGBTQ2S+ kids this election? We have one for you. Click on the photo below to follow the link, download the high-res file, and paint your town rainbows.
I don't consider myself a "political" person. However, like never before, I am feeling a great deal of anxiety and fear concerning what this province could look like in the next few months following the upcoming provincial election. Despite my usual lack of engagement in the political debate, this time I feel I must make… Continue reading PEOPLE BEFORE POLICY