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“We are more than the gender we are assigned — we are humans free and capable of expressing ourselves in fantastic and exciting ways. Society may see it as a drag, but to me it’s just fun,” says Arcand. For STAR, she began dressing in drag on Halloween, and has been playing with various looks since she was 16 years old. She started watching RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2016 and was inspired to explore the world of makeup. She would dress up as iconic female characters for Halloween, including characters from American Horror Story, Stranger Things, Clueless, Mean Girls, Scream Queens, Heathers, and more. In February 2019, Arcand organized a special event titled “Drag At the AB,” co-hosting the event with his drag sister, Aurora Matrix. The goal was to showcase other queer talent from Winters, and soon both Talented and Matrix jumped at the chance to have STAR to perform with them. This talk will explore the intersections between being an academic and being transgender. Despite the fact that academia has become tightly intertwined with gender politics, and that transgender and gender diverse people have long been the subjects of academic research, transgender people are typically excluded from participating in higher education. Throughout this hour, we will discuss what it is like being a transgender person in higher academia, transitioning through a degree, and how academia is navigated by trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse people. Brock International staff, Human Rights and Equity staff, and members of the Niagara Folk Arts team will be present to learn about the Brock experience and provide additional community support for all. Listen to the journey of Brock International students and our community partner guests from the Niagara Folk Arts as they navigate their identities in Canada. This is the place to go to find out about your student council, events and contests, information about your bus pass and health plan and how to get involved with the Student Union. Other factors – such as delivery company delays or placing an order on weekend/bank holiday – may push the arrival of your item beyond this date. Public collections can be seen by the public, including other shoppers, and may show up in recommendations and other places. ILottery has demonstrated resilient incremental growth over the last four quarters despite the competitive environment with private iGaming operations. All of our contracts within NPi have also shown strong organic growth and we expect this to carry on. And, through its 50% joint venture, the largest supplier of iLottery solutions to the U.S. lottery market. When used in this document, such statements include such words as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “believe,” “plan” and other similar terminology. These statements reflect management’s current expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of the date of this document. There should not be an expectation that such information will in all circumstances be updated, supplemented or revised whether as a result of new information, changing circumstances, future events or otherwise. EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Combined sales and Combined iLottery sales are measures not recognized under GAAP and do not have a standardized meaning prescribed by GAAP. Therefore, these measures may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other entities. Dr. Gray’s extensive experience and knowledge of Pollard will be extremely helpful in moving the business forward and he will also be joining the Audit, Compensation and Governance and Nominating Committees immediately.

When I asked the queens what they love most about being a drag queen, I was met with unique and heartfelt answers. Arcand has found that some of his favourite things about being a drag artist is that he doesn’t need to conform to any standards of gender or beauty. Drag is an art form that knows no bounds and is consistently flipping the gender binary on its head. “It’s a performance of gender that simultaneously critiques and pushes its very limitations,” Arcand remarks. “Each year on March 31, the world observes Transgender Day of Visibility to raise awareness about transgender people. It is a day to celebrate the lives and contributions of trans people, while also drawing attention to the poverty, discrimination, and violence the community faces. The session will begin with some community connection exercises led by Simon Calaycay, and then Jasper Fisher will provide a brief training on the importance of gender-affirming language. Following, we will allot time for attendees to write messages of support and affirmation for Trans and gender diverse youth in Niagara. We will then offer the opportunity for attendees to share their messages if they wish. Messages can also be submitted during the session and, with your consent, may be shared on Brock SJC, Niagara Folks Arts, and community partners’ social media pages. This casual discussion based event aims to open conversations about the experiences of men, masculinity, and gender norms.

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Overall demand for our main products and solutions is strong and we expect this to continue. Consumer demand for charitable gaming, eGaming systems and instant ticket products sold at retail have remained high throughout 2022. While the growth in instant ticket retail sales volumes have steadied after significant increases experienced during the pandemic, sales remain at the high levels attained throughout the first quarter of 2022. This retail demand has translated into significant orders from lotteries. Was primarily a result of inflationary pressures on raw material costs, increases in certain manufacturing overhead costs and higher exchange rates on U.S. dollar denominated expenses in 2022. Partially offsetting these increases were decreases in ancillary lottery products and services sales, and charitable gaming sales volumes as compared to 2021. ILottery sales and the impact of inflationary cost increases, partially offset by increases in eGaming systems, charitable gaming and digital product gross margins as compared to 2021. In cost of sales was primarily the result of inflationary pressures on raw material costs, increases in certain manufacturing overhead costs and higher exchange rates on U.S. dollar denominated expenses in 2022. Partially offsetting these increases were decreases in instant ticket and licensed product sales volumes as compared to the second quarter of 2021. We continue to make great strides with investing in our business through increasing our resources, expanding our product portfolio and investing in the technological solutions our lottery and charitable gaming customers require. We remain very excited about the strength of demand for our products and solutions, and are confident our strategies will allow us to improve our instant ticket margins. This, combined with strong results in many other areas of our business, will allow us to return to levels of profitability reflective of the value of our company. Inflationary increases, particularly as it relates to key instant ticket inputs, will continue to be a challenge. A significant portion of these cost increases have been implemented already in the first and second quarters of 2022; however, their full impact is still being absorbed in our results. We will continue to pursue this higher selling price strategy and are so far very encouraged at the acceptance by the market of this strategy in a number of jurisdictions. Higher selling prices are a critical component of recovering these significant cost increases and achieving appropriate gross margins. ILottery sales, partially offset by increases in eGaming systems, charitable gaming and digital product sales. Bingo for Life has been an institution in the Vancouver community for decades. As a weekly fundraiser, local drag queens would take the mic, call a night of bingo with incredible prizes donated by the community. Proceeds from Bingo for Life support the wellness programs at the house and mark a weekly community check-in now open to all ages. Pollard Banknote has been a leading supplier of instant tickets for over 25 years and serves over 60 lottery and charitable gaming organizations worldwide. We are the only lottery supplier solely focused on instant ticket products and related services. Our current instant ticket production schedule reflects significant order volumes; however, challenges in the second quarter negatively impacted our production. We have initiated a number of actions to mitigate these challenges. As a result, we anticipate improved production volumes in future quarters, capitalizing on this order volume which will lead to higher sales volumes. In 2022, NPi continues to achieve strong organic growth, adding to sales and income before taxes. Reference to “EBITDA” is to earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation, amortization and purchase accounting amortization. Reference to “Adjusted EBITDA” is to EBITDA before unrealized foreign exchange gains and losses, and certain non-recurring items including acquisition costs, litigation settlement costs, contingent consideration fair value adjustments and insurance proceeds .

From in-depth reporting and analysis of the issues that matter most, to expert fashion and travel guides, reviews of the buzziest new restaurants and the best in wine and spirits, VanMag uncovers what matters now. Own your city with Vancouver’s thrice-weekly scoop on the latest restaurant news, must-shop hotspots and can’t miss events. While the society has been able to host a comedy show and Drag Bingo prior to Sunday’s (Aug. 29) virtual pride parade, it is a step back from the near 10 events planned over a four-day stretch. There will be an artisan market, fun snacks, a beer garden and two stages for live music and drag. This one-night cruise features four drag stars, including Vivian Vanderpuss from season three of Canada’s Drag Race. This walking tour celebrates the unsung heroes of Vancouver’s queer community, from drag kings to transgender crime fighters to queer church ministers. Check out an exciting and informative video of this vibrant tour. Rusk says she was out of town for the long weekend and by the time she messaged Yellowknife Pride on Instagram on Monday evening, tickets were already sold out. Because of the high demand for Yellowknife Pride events, many people who belong to the 2SLGBTQ+ community are missing out on the festivities. “I think people are really craving being in community. So it’s really important for them to be able to come out to events and have that access,” said Thacker. “And we tried to make events as accessible as possible so we have been seeing more people than ever engaging with the festival.” Talented hopes that the social groups at York, such as the Trans Bisexual Lesbian Gay at York , can help other queer students gain a support system to find likeminded individuals.

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Adjusted EBITDA is an important metric used by many investors to compare issuers on the basis of the ability to generate cash from operations and management believes that, in addition to net income, Adjusted EBITDA is a useful supplementary measure. “In particular our charitable gaming businesses, including eGaming systems, and our iLottery operations generated very strong results again, combining strong revenue with effective cost management to produce very positive margins.” This weekly extravaganza is filled with brilliant prizes, cheap drinks and snappy drag queens! To date, Bingo For Life has raised over $300,000 for the Friends For Life Society. The Pride Party on Saturday night will feature some of Canada’s top drag queens, including Canada’s Drag Race season two runner-up Kendall Gender, season one contestant Juice Boxx, and season two contestant Synthia Kiss. Helping to mitigate margin pressure, our charitable and eGaming businesses are expected to produce strong financial results, due to high levels of consumer demand and our ability to pass along cost increases. Filipina drag queen put on makeup prior to performing during the gay pride party at the O Bar on June 20, 2015 in Manila, Philippines. Surrounded by experienced counsellors, community resources and 2SLGBTQ+ business owners, teens can explore a queer marketplace and partake in a fashion show. The event will also have inspiring talks by community leaders and peers, dancing, and a Parent Room where adults can connect, learn and enjoy fun games.

Islanders of all ages bring their zucchini racers to the popular races at the racetrack every day. Exhibitor passes will be sold at the Main Ticket Gate until Friday. An exhibitor check must be presented to purchase an exhibitor ticket. Our robust homegrown drag scene is made up of a close-knit cohort of larger-than-life characters. Each neighborhood website is sponsored by one community-minded real estate professional who loves and cares about the community.

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The increase was primarily due to increased customer contract costs and higher compensation expenses. Was primarily a result of increased compensation, professional fees and travel related costs, partially offset by a reduction in acquisition costs. Despite ongoing similar strong demand in 2022, 2021 sales volumes were boosted by additional sales from pre-existing inventory. The admission fee for the San Juan County Fair has been increased to $30 for a four-day pass for adults and $20 for children. Some of the events take place over multiple days including Minecraft, Bingo, Zuke 500, Yoga, Matt Henry’s Comedy Juggling Stunt Show, High Noon Games, Matt Henry’s Big Bubble Show, etc. Vancouver magazine is the indispensable playbook to Canada’s most exciting city. For over 50 years, this city’s influencers have turned to our iconic brand for insightful, informative coverage of the issues, the people, the places and the events that shape Vancouver.

Rutgers begins the season against Boston College on Sept. 3, 2022. “I’ve done this long enough to know that if you if you recruit the right people and then you have a process that improves them every single day, eventually you’re going to be good enough,” he said. The question mark is how Rutgers will do in another tough Big Ten Conference season. Six of its seven losses in 2021 were in the regular season against teams that went to bowl games. For a complete list and entry requirements) and you will receive a free ticket for all four days of the fair. Personality Manila Luzon arrives at “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 4 premiere party at Eleven Night Club on January 24, 2012 in West Hollywood,… Personality Manila Luzon attends “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 4 premiere party at Eleven Night Club on January 24, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. According to the law in Tenerife, the playing of bingo is only permitted in licensed bingo halls. You’ll be relieved to know, no doubt, that the authorities turn a blind eye to the playing of bingo in bars for non-cash prizes, such as a bottle of booze or 200 cigarettes. The playing of the game for cash prizes, though, is supposed to be strictly confined to properly licensed premises.

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According to Matrix, Winter’s Frosh made the university feel like home to her, and since, she has met so many incredible people and formed connections she never thought possible. “It’s always so amazing to be able to perform at my own university and see all of the people who come out to show some love and support my art,” Ling says. For Matrix, York is one of the places where she started doing drag. Her first time hosting a drag show was at the Absinthe Pub and from there, she has received many opportunities to work with York and establish an amazing following in the community. We acknowledge the land on which Brock University was built is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples, many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the resources and friendship of Indigenous people. Today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the resources and friendship of Indigenous people. Needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding. There will be a $10 minimum donation from players, who will receive eight cards and an ink dabber. Join us for an evening of bingo hosted by a fabulous Toronto-based drag queen. After you place your order, Surpride will take 2-5 business days to prepare it for dispatch. Our iLottery business is showing strong organic growth, both sequentially and in comparison to historic quarters, and we anticipate this will continue going forward. Corporation tax rates and the effect of non-taxable items related to foreign exchange. Higher interest rates in 2022 also contributed to the increase in interest expense, partially offset by a decrease in average long-term debt outstanding as compared to 2021. Due primarily to more retail establishments being open for the first two quarters of 2022 as compared to 2021, when a number of jurisdictions had closed retail establishments where eGaming machines are placed due to COVID-19, particularly during the first quarter of 2021. In addition, a higher number of eGaming machines placed at charitable establishments as compared to 2021 further contributed to the increase in eGaming systems sales. And an increase in interest rates, partially offset by a decrease in average long-term debt outstanding as compared to 2021. Contracts held by NPi continued to experience organic growth throughout the second quarter of 2022, increasing NPi’s revenue as compared to 2021. Increased compensation and travel related costs incurred in the second quarter of 2022 were partially offset by a reduction in acquisition costs. Reference to “Combined sales” is to sales recognized under GAAP plus Pollard’s 50% proportionate share of NeoPollard Interactive LLC’s (“NPi”) sales, its iLottery joint venture operation. Reference to “Combined iLottery sales” is to sales recognized under GAAP for Pollard’s 50% proportionate share of its Michigan Lottery joint iLottery operation plus Pollard’s 50% proportionate share of NPi’ s sales, its iLottery joint venture operation. Rutgers running back Kyle Monangai in action during the second half of an NCAA football game against Northwestern Wildcats in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

This is a lucrative source of income for bar owners, as well as being a popular pasttime for many holidaymakers. Prepare to get wild as we welcome you back with drag kings and queens, duelling pianos, DJs, drinks and non-stop dancing. Join us for an epic day on the slopes of Marmot Basin with colourful costumes, music and a BBQ! Holler and cheer as we run the Pride flag from upper to mid-mountain. She has been working in the music industry professionally, since 2002 and has been rocking crowds on a global scale. With her career starting in Brighton England, Riki has a love for house music that runs deep and often shows in her tracks and mixes. Kick off Jasper Pride and Ski week with Vinophilia—an exclusive event for the wine-obsessed. We’ve teamed up with our pals at Jasper Brewing Company to launch a special brew created just for the 13th Annual Jasper Pride and Ski Festival. All proceeds from Pride Beer sales throughout the festival support the Jasper Pride Festival Society. Join us at the Whistle Stop Pub for the official Jasper Pride Kick-off Party. Let’s get the vibe started with music, laughter, hugs, drinks and snacks. You can dive into this parking lot pool party for a fun Pride celebration. Queer events happen around Vancouver throughout the year, but summertime is special, so we’ve put together a mega roundup of all the 2SLGBTQ+ events happening around town. Brazil’s federal police on Wednesday accused President Jair Bolsonaro of discouraging mask use during the pandemic and falsely suggesting that people who got vaccinated against COVID-19 ran the risk of contracting AIDS. In a document sent to Brazil’s Supreme Court, a police delegate said Bolsonaro’s effort to discourage compliance with pandemic-linked health measures amounted to a crime, while his effort to link AIDS with vaccination amounted to a misdemeanor. The police asked Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes, who is in charge of the probe, to authorize the police to charge Bolsonaro and others involved in the case. There are all manner of events taking place across the city this month, from Drag Bingo at The Duchess Pub in Hammersmith to a Judy Garland sing-along at the BFI Southbank, and you can find all the information you need on the organisers’ website. An annual tradition was born, with more and more cities across the globe staging their own carnivals and street parades to celebrate gay, lesbian and trans culture. Rusk and about 20 other people put together a Facebook group to plan an unofficial alternate Pride celebration.

Yellowknife Pride is in full swing this week and organizers are facing capacity limits as people show up to their events in droves to celebrate and support the 2SLGBTQ+ community. For Talented, she started to dip her toes in the metaphorical waters of drag makeup in her last couple years of high school. Once she got to university, she had the chance to explore the downtown scene and fell in love with the queer community at the local bars. It soon became a regular thing for her to go out in drag to open stage events and sign up for amateur competitions. The astonishing assortment of prizes provided by The Belltown Pub range from the campy and outrageous to dining gift certificates and event tickets. Bingo participants can look forward to specialty cocktails themed specifically for each bingo night, including the Unicorn Gizz Shot and The Big Unit at the launch. In 2014 Pollard, in conjunction with Neogames, established NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NPi”). All iLottery related customer contracts, excluding the Michigan Lottery iLottery contract, have been awarded to NPi. Under IFRS, Pollard accounts for its investment in its joint venture, NPi, as an equity investment. Under the equity method of accounting, Pollard recognizes its share of the income and expenses of NPi separately as equity investment income. Pollard and its iLottery partner, Neogames US LLP (“Neogames”), provide iLottery services to the North American Lottery market. In 2013, Pollard was awarded an iLottery contract from the Michigan Lottery. As a result, Pollard entered into a contract with Neogames to provide its technology in return for a 50% financial interest in the operation. Under IFRS, Pollard recognizes its 50% share in the Michigan Lottery contract in its consolidated statements of income in revenue and cost of sales. This decline was largely due to decreased sales of licensed products, partially offset by increased sales of digital products. Pride London Festival celebrates inclusion and diversity with our Annual 11 day festival including 3 days in Victoria Park alongside a number of events throughout the year. In 2021 we created our Free locally produced Digital Video Network – Pride London Network featuring over 100 hours of content. Yellowknife Pride is facing capacity limits as people show up to events in droves to celebrate and support the 2SLGBTQ+ community. “I’m just so excited that the community is as excited about what we planned as we are,” said Chelsea Thacker. Drag queens Aurélie Talented (Stéphane Arcand), Aurora Matrix , and STAR all started their drag journeys around the same time and have been performing together ever since. They are all theatre students, Arcand and Ling in third-year and Hughes in his fourth. Realized foreign exchange loss as a result of foreign currency denominated accounts receivable collected being converted into Canadian dollars at unfavorable foreign exchange rates. Join us in Jasper National Park for the only gay ski week in the Canadian Rockies. We’re talking ten days of epic Pride events, action-packed activities and unlimited skiing—all in the spirit of coming together, proud and free. Yellowknife Pride announced a ticket raffle on Thursday night for the Pride Party as an answer to the high demand for the event. These tickets are listed as “standing room only” as seats in Raven’s Pub were already full. “I love that drag invites people into a world that is so colourful and fun. It’s funny and extravagant and glamorous and ridiculous and I just feel so at home every time,” Currie says. For Hughes, what he loves most about being a drag queen is being authentic to himself. He finds the transformation satisfying, and has noticed he has “become a hundred times more confident in everything” he does because of drag. “I am so glad I named myself STAR because I truly believe that I am a star and I am so happy that I believe it myself,” Hughes gushed, going on to detail the various acting performances he’s been lucky enough to do in drag.

This workshop is geared at exploring queer history and identities from around the world, both in pre-colonial and post-colonial contexts. This session will explore the ways in which colonization has impacted and erased queer communities from “Western” history, as well as enforced a heteronormative society on cultures across the globe. The facilitators will present with a trauma-informed, anti-carceral, anti-white supremacy, anti-ableism, and survivor-centric lens. While many local icons have hosted Bingo for Life, this year we have enlisted the Unstoppable Conni Smudge as our new bingo host every Tuesday at The Junction on Davie Street. Previous venues for Bingo for life have included XY, Celebrities, The Fountainhead, Oasis, Score, The Majestic and The Royal. If you are a full-time Fanshawe College student in the term beginning May 2021, you are eligible to play.

This organization has been involved in producing some of the drag shows at York, which serve as a great opportunity for queer students to socialize and connect with one another. In Toronto’s Gay Village, Matrix had made a name for herself, and has been building momentum with her drag career. She’s had the chance to perform at Pride events, private shows with big brands, and weekly bookings at bars where she once dreamed of performing. From activism to influencing makeup, dance, and fashion trends, drag artists continually prove to be a source of inspiration and entertainment. Drag queens serve as role models and inspiration for countless queer artists such as myself, and here at York, we are blessed with a truly iconic drag queen trio. Ticketscene offers a free end-to-end, online event ticketing and promotion platform for event promoters, venues, and festival organizers along with powerful analytics, reporting, and insights. Ticketscene is a ticket destination for popular events across North America. Further increased sales significantly in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. As a result of foreign currency denominated accounts receivable collected being converted into Canadian dollars at unfavorable foreign exchange rates. Increase was primarily due to increased organic growth achieved on contracts held by NPi throughout the first two quarters of 2022, increasing NPi’s revenue as compared to 2021. The increase was primarily due to increased customer contract costs incurred in the second quarter of 2022. As charities look to expand their involvement in eGaming, we believe Pollard is uniquely situated to capitalize on these opportunities.” The San Juan County Fair begins tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17th. This countdown has highlighted many aspects of the show, but there is so much more. The food court offers a diverse selection of delicious offerings. San Juan Transit offers free rides from the ferry terminal to the fairgrounds. The shuttle is timed with each boat between the islands, helping to make the event pedestrian-accessible. Browse 551 manila luzon drag stock photos and images available or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. A passionate believer in community, Aynsley is a parent in a same-gender marriage, she knows that being inclusive of all families means being educated and aware of their unique experiences. Her dedication is evident not only in my advocacy in the LGBTQ community, but in her everyday practice. This pride party is only for Afro-diasporic, Indigenous and Brown Queer communities and will serve West African and Caribbean treats alongside drag performances and an all-Black DJ lineup. Featuring pan-Asian queer artists and allies, this garden party will have a karaoke lounge, live performances, poetry reading, body art, a food market and a pop-up store with products made my local Asian queer artists and allies. There will be drag, DJ’s and other local, queer talent, plus photo-op spots, food trucks and alcoholic drinks for a good time. Join Carlotta Gurl for a late afternoon bingo with a twist but make sure to stick around for the evening afterparty with music, tacos and beer. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Vancouver Friends for Life Society and Urban Native Youth Association. With most events happening during the biggest weekend of Pride season, it’s probably a good idea to plan ahead to avoid getting stuck in traffic jams. The world’s biggest standalone winemaker has been re-directing supply of its prized Penfolds label wines to the United States, Europe and domestically since China imposed an anti-dumping duty on some Australian wines in late 2020. The company, which also owns Wolf Blass and Wynns brands among others, said net sales revenue at its Americas unit grew 2.5%, benefiting from efforts to expand its presence in the market, including collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg. Demand for Penfolds label wines, the company’s most premium offering, stayed strong despite soaring inflation in the United States and Europe. “We were at a barbecue and then realized all of our friends there who were the demographic who would want to attend didn’t succeed in getting tickets,” said Rusk. “So then we thought we still wanted to celebrate Pride so I guess we’ll do it our way.” Thursday night’s Trivia & Queeroke at the Top Knight Pub had to turn away a long line of people after reaching capacity at almost 200 people. Currie has been able to see all three queens perform numerous times both on and off campus, mentioning that her favourite places to watch the queens perform is Crews & Tangos, The Drink, and Woody’s. She raves that all the queens are extremely talented and fun to watch, and she always enjoys watching them perform both individually and as a trio. At York, Matrix found a community that she says is incredibly super supportive and loving.

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Additionally, the challenges that can stem from identifying as a queer man in society today. Sarah Toce, Bellz of the Ball Bingo guest emcee and caller, moved to Seattle 13 years ago. Sarah had been writing nationally when she realized a distinct LGBTQ+ voice with stories outside of bar and club life was missing in the local newspapers, so she created The Seattle Lesbian, LLC on October 13, 2010. As producer, editor and distributer of the award-winning publication, she features thought provoking content and profiles relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. In 2012, she founded Seattle Women’s Pride – an annual celebration of women for women by women taking place during LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Looking ahead, Boughton notes that Kamloops Pride’s annual general meeting is Oct. 18 and encourages anyone who’d like to volunteer or be a member of the society to reach out. Despite the low turnout in Pride 2021 due to various outside factors, Boughton is hopeful for a strong showing for the final day. Connecting residents of the RMWB with events and activities in our communities. Join the Jasper Pride Team as we celebrate our final day of the 13th Annual Jasper Pride & Ski Festival with our Keynote Presenter, Aynsley Graham, MSc, BA. Join artist Karly Ireland for a pride inspired paint night and let your inner da Vinci out. The ultimate Pride celebration is back for an in-person parade this year. Queer folks and allies can come together and march in support of the 2SLGBTQAI+ community. You’ve heard of drag brunch, but how about drag with a side of tea towers, mimosas and Bridgerton dress-up? Don’t forget to play the part with your complimentary hand fan as you watch local lords and ladies, the house jester and the Queen put on a show. The Diva Show is taking over Gastown to kick off Pride weekend and there will be lots of music, dancing and celebration. We’ll be updating this list as more events are announced, so bookmark this page and check back often. Our roster of premier Canadian drag talent will take your event to the next level. Thacker says this year, NMN wants to focus on the drag aspect of Pride.

Or, if you were a full-time student in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021 AND are returning as a full-time student in Fall 2021, you are also eligible to play. Students must register using the link below to receive the Zoom link and bingo cards. MEAT, BREW, AND MUSIC Tickets to the sixth annual Brewery & The Beast go on sale Tuesday, May 1st at 10 a.m. The organizers strive to create accessible and inclusive events. Celebrate Vancouver Pride with our first ever Drag Bingo and Brunch event, hosted by Aubrey O’Gay and Thanks Jem. Featured beverages available, plus a la carte brunch and regular menu. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value. The estimated delivery date is based on your purchase date, the recipient’s location , the seller’s processing time and location, and the delivery company. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. For more control of your online game, create a clone of this card first.

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We did more artists and musicians, so this year, the focus is drag,” they told Cabin Radio. “It’s really important for the Pride festival to have a variety where Yellowknifers can see themselves in all areas of pride,” said Chelsea Thacker, executive director of the Northern Mosaic Network. As we get ready to head into flu season some people may have concerns about vaccines. With COVID still on everyone’s minds reporter Luzdelia Caballero has more on what you need to know on whether you can get both shots together or not. Brighton Pride, one of the UK’s biggest festivals, kicks off this year from 5-7 August and you can find all the details and ticket information on its dedicated site. And that is just the start, with Pride celebrations taking place in every major British city throughout the summer. London Pride returns on Saturday 2 July with a parade from Marble Arch to Embankment via Park Lane and Piccadilly to mark the 50th anniversary of the first LGBT+ rights march in the British capital. In the UK this summer, Pride events will be back in full swing with street parades returning after two years of disruption and disappointment thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Pride has made huge strides in securing rights and fairer representation for LGBT+ citizens and plays an important role in providing a platform from which the community can speak out against discrimination and prejudice. The LGBT+ community comes together across the world every June to celebrate Pride Month. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Tickets for the Bingo Night and Pride Party were being sold last weekend at the Old Town Ramble & Ride, as well as at the Juniper Health Clinic during business hours. Rusk was able to attend the Trivia & Queeroke on Thursday night, but just barely. The planning committee, which is organized by the Northern Mosaic Network, did not expect tickets to sell out this quickly, according to Chelsea Thacker, the executive director of the Northern Mosaic Network. Most recently, STAR produced her own short film in drag where she recreated the first five minutes of the 1996 film Scream. I truly think deep down in my soul that I was meant to do this as a career and cannot wait to see where I will go and what I will do next,” says Hughes. “Drag says ‘screw fitting in, I just want to have fun’.” He adds, detailing that you can express your drag in any way you see fit, no matter what you are born with. “If I can have a full beard and still look like a beautiful goddess, then the options are endless,” Arcand jokes. Ultimately for him, it’s about having fun exploring the multiple layers of what makes you, you. STAR met Talented and Matrix in 2018 when she had started to experiment more with drag, from exploring wigs to trying out drag makeup. “Our first ever drag event with the three of us performing was at Winters College at the Absinthe Pub,” Arcand says. The trio are great friends, both in and out of drag, and have continued to perform virtually over Zoom throughout the pandemic. As a trio, they’ve been able to host some incredible Drag Nights in collaboration with both the York Federation of Students and Winter’s College Council. Join us for a workshop about how gender & sexual violence affects 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in multiple ways. A 30-minute Sakai online module, and a 1-hour Teams Seminar to discuss what you’ve learned in Sakai, and engage in some experiential activities. We will listen to their journeys and after, the floor will be open for discussion and sharing of your experience as a domestic student or an international student. Open to all sexual and gender diverse identities aged 19+, living in Niagara. Brock Students can receive co-curricular credit in the CWC for attending this workshop. Please contact for more information and/ or accessibility requirements. Participants are invited to challenge their own biases, beliefs, and experiences to further understand the impact of colonization in the framework of our lives, ways of thinking and belief systems.

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