Worried about whether she'd be accepted as a pansexual, Grace Mineau came out to her mother while the two discussed dinner plans.

CBC News

Grace Mineau attended the Pride flag-raising ceremony at city hall Wednesday. (Laura DaSilva/CBC)

When Mineau revealed she is pansexual, a person who thinks gender identification is irrelevant when it comes to love, her mom responded with a simple question: So, are we going to McDonald's or are we getting Chinese food?Being accepted by her family was an important...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, What This Means For Us

Biz X Magazine

Windsor-Essex has stood up for decades grasping every aspect of the word “acceptance” and contributing to the health and well-being of persons in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirited and Queer (LGBTTQ ) community and supporters of...

Pride flags to be raised at Windsor high schools

CBC Windsor

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest says school board is setting a good example by supporting the LGBT community

Windsor's public school board will fly the rainbow pride flag at its head office and at all secondary schools during the month...

Windsor-Essex Pride Parade brings out thousands of people in support

Our Windsor

People march with a giant rainbow flag down Ouellette Avenue during the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Parade, Aug. 9. - Sean Previl

Rainbow flags were marching down Ouellette Avenue this morning as one of two events to wrap up Pride...

Pride festivities continue throughout weekend

CTV Windsor

The Windsor Essex Pride Festival continues Saturday with the Family Fun Day. 

The day-long event is being held at the Riverfront Festival Plaza.Face painting, theatre, crafts and inflatables are all part of the festivities.PHOTOSPride flagThere is also entertainment...

New scholarship established to memorialize Windsor LGBT leader

Our Windsor

George Hannah is pictured in this photo from 2011. Hannah is being memorialized through a St. Clair College $1,000 scholarship founded by Windsor-Essex Pride Fest. Hannah died July 1 in his sleep. - Gary Waunch

A leader in Windsor’s...

Pride Flag Raising Ceremony Kicks Off Windsor-Essex Pride Festival 2015

Eyes On Windsor

The Pride Flag was raised at Windsor City Hall to officially recognize the kick off of the Windsor-Essex Pride Festival on Wednesday August 5, 2015.

August 5-9, 2015 marks the 23rd annual Pride celebration in Windsor-Essex and organizers are...

Windsor Pride Fest kicks off with flag raising at city hall

The brightly-coloured rainbow pride flag was raised outside of city hall in celebration of Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Wednesday.

CBC News

The crowd, including Mayor Drew Dilkens, took a moment at the start of the ceremony to reflect on the positive impact that Chris Hyndam, co-host of CBC-TV afternoon...

Another Successful Year For Pride

Blackburn News

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest 2014. Photo take August 10, 2014. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Attendance figures aren’t available yet, but Windsor-Essex Pride Fest President David Lenz thinks this year’s edition may have numbers similar to last year’s record setting...

WE Pride Fest attracts largest turnout yet

Windsor Star

Krystina Bigelow blows bubbles while participating in the 2013 Pride Parade in downtown Windsor, Ontario on August 11, 2013. (JASON KRYK/The Windsor Star)

When Linda Young first realized she was gay, many words came to mind – none...

Windsor-Essex looks to court LGBT tourists

Metro News

A new guidebook is helping businesses in Windsor attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered travellers.

A product of Travel Gay Canada, Tourism Windsor-Essex Pelee Island and Pride Fest Windsor-Essex, the guide contains information about how to target the lucrative LGBT tourist market.


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