Pride Fest hosts community engagement to strengthen Essex LGBT

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest hosted its first Essex County-based Community Engagement Session, at the Essex United Church on Tuesday, January 23. The session was held to engage members of the LGBT community and their allies on their thoughts and ideas on what types of social and outreach programs they would like to see developed for the LGBT community across Essex County.

“The whole focus of this program was to reduce social isolation between the LGBT community,” David Lenz said, who is...


The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is reaching out to residents in Essex County.

It is holding community engagement sessions in different county municipalities to try and engage the gay-lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community in the county.

Given the lack of regional transportation,...

Windsor Pride Fest expanding programming for LGBTQ

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Full-time coordinator and social workers hired to run new programs

Downtown Windsor was filled with people in colourful outfits for the annual Windsor Pride Fest parade on Sunday. (Derek Spalding/CBC) Windsor's LGBTQ community received new funding aimed at improving...

Pride Parade brings out colours, camaraderie and a united front



All manner of rainbow-coloured participants walked, rolled and cheered down Ouellette Avenue Sunday morning, on route to the Riverfront Festival Plaza, for the annual Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Parade.

The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Parade made its way down...

Windsor Pride Fest Receives Cash Boost


The LGBT+ community in Windsor-Essex received a big boost of cash for community outreach programs over the weekend.

Windsor Pride Fest has been awarded a Ontario Trillium Grant of nearly $460,000.

That money will be given to the organization...

Pride parade floats through downtown Windsor

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Windsor residents lined Ouellette Avenue to watch Windsor's annual Pride Parade. (Meg Roberts/ CBC News)

Ouellette Avenue shone with the colours of the rainbow as thousands of people took to the streets to celebrate Windsor's annual Pride parade.


Flag-raising kicks off Windsor-Essex Pride Fest

Windsor Star

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest 2017 — the 25th edition — kicked off in Windsor on Wednesday morning with the raising of the Pride flag in front of  City Hall. The raising of the flag by Mayor Drew Dilkens kicked...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest will be five days of celebration

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LGBT Festival has been growing every year

Windsor Pride Fest kicked off five days of celebration and fun-filled events Wednesday morning with a flag raising ceremony at city hall.

The annual festival has been growing every year, and is...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Marks 25 Years

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Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens prepares to raise the rainbow flag at City Hall with David Lenz of Windsor PrideFest on August 9, 2017. Photo by Mark Brown/Blackburn News.

A celebration of diversity marks a milestone.

Windsor-Essex PrideFest kicked...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest kicks off 25th year with rainbow flag raising

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Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens and Windsor-Essex Pride Fest president David Lenz are shown with the rainbow flag before raising it up a pole at City Hall to kick off the festival Aug. 9, 2017. - Tom Morrison

The Windsor-Essex...

Pride parade largest one in Windsor, organizers say

The parade started 24 years ago with just a small group. On Sunday there were 48 entries.


The Pride parade down Ouellette Avenue Sunday was the largest one yet in Windsor, organizers said.

The parade started 24...

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