Pride & LGBTQ+ Health Virtual Workshop: June 10th, 9:00am-12:00pm

June 3, 2021

A look at where we’ve been and where we are now.

Join us for an exciting panel discussion and Q&A featuring local voices sharing their experiences organizing and participating in Pride events and reflecting on the impact on LGBTQ+ individuals.

Thursday, June 10th, 9:00am – 12:00pm 


Register now to attend this free, virtual event via Eventbrite 

This event will also be livestreamed on our YouTube Channel 


Our Panelists: 

Tara Buchanan

Brantford Pride: Challenges and the importance of early community organizing

Mike Kirk

When Pride was Illegal, participating in Pride before the decriminalization of homosexuality 

Ken Giesen 

Queer history in Brantford, and current challenges in Pride organizing

Graham Crawford

Participation in early Pride activities and the impact of these experiences on LGBTQ+ individuals

Christine Wildman

The impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ communities

Dick Passmore

The ongoing impact of Haldimand/Nofolk Pride, and challenges organizing during COVID-19 

Cameron Kroetsch 

The impact of COVID-19 on Hamilton Pride 

Matthew Lewis 

Health challenges currently facing the LGBTQ+ community, especially in the context of COVID-19