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Calgary Pride: A Catalyst for Social Change

October 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Mark your calendars, invite your friends, and be part of this transformative event at the Central Library. Let’s celebrate the power of diversity and unity that Calgary Pride represents!

Calgary Pride has come a long way since its inception, and this event will take you on a captivating journey through its past and present, while also touching on the future. Our host, Kevin Allen, a passionate advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and an influential figure in our community, will lead discussions with panelists who have been integral to the growth of Calgary Pride.

We will begin by revisiting the humble beginnings of Calgary Pride, tracing its roots back to the early activists who paved the way for the LGBTQ+ community. Discover how their courage and resilience have shaped the movement we know today. Personal anecdotes, historical footage, and interviews will bring to life the struggles and triumphs of those who fought for equality.

Learn about the impactful initiatives and events organized by Calgary Pride that continue to make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals. Our panelists will share their experiences and discuss the ongoing challenges and opportunities for the LGBTQ+ community in Calgary. Looking ahead, we will explore the exciting prospects for Calgary Pride as it continues to evolve.

Join us in envisioning a more inclusive and accepting Calgary, where the legacy of Calgary Pride is felt by all. Panelists will offer insights into the strategies and goals of Calgary Pride as they work towards a future where everyone can live authentically.

This event is not only an opportunity to learn about the history and future of Calgary Pride but also a chance to connect with fellow community members, engage in meaningful conversations, and celebrate the progress we’ve made while acknowledging the work that lies ahead. Don’t miss this thought-provoking evening that honors the past, celebrates the present, and embraces the future of Calgary Pride as a catalyst for social change in our city.

Together, we can continue to move forward to become a more inclusive and equitable Calgary for all.


October 24, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Calgary Central Library
800 3 St SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0E7 Canada
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