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QUEBEC – National – International

The Quebec-based Fondation Emergence focuses its annual May 17 campaign this year on “Family support”, with campaign material available in 20 languages.

More information on the organisation’s website (English page)


Event: Pride Colours At Home
Date: Sunday, May 17
Time: 11:00 am
Info: Get your crayons, sharpen your colouring pencils, and sniff your fruity markers! Halifax Pride is hosting an online colouring session to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHTB). Halifax Pride is happy to contribute this event as part of a series of IDAHBT events by Haligonian 2SLGBTQ+ organizations. 

Halifax Pride has asked local 2SLGBTQ+ artists to create colouring pages inspired by IDHATB, the results are amazing, and we’re going to colour them together on Zoom!

Participants are asked to register via the Google Form below to receive the Zoom login details.

Colouring pages can be downloaded for printing from the discussion area of the Facebook event. Pictures are provided in PDF format so they can be opened in your favourite colouring app and digitally coloured. Don’t have an app? Take a screenshot and use Markup. Hardcopies can also be delivered to those in the Halifax area if requested in the Google Form by May 15th.

Our wonderful contributing artists include:
Bria Miller – @encouraginghonesty
Dallas Ning – @a_camp
Gabe David – @outlawcountrytattoo
James Neish – @jneish

We will ask participants to post their finished pages to Instagram with a hashtag #PrideColoursAtHome. So get your pride colours and creativity ready!


Event: Fly Your Flag and FREE Pride Stronger Together NS decal
Direction: Virtual:  Go to @Pflag Halifax or TruroPflag FaceBook pages on Sunday, May 17th and register to receive 1 of 200 Stronger Together Pride Nova Scotia decals!  See FaceBook for details.
Limited number available. One per household. Outside Canada a mail surcharge may apply.
Date: May 17th
Time: 8:00am all day
Info: Celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHTB Day) by flying your flag with Pflag Halifax and Pflag Truro.

Together in solidarity, we are stronger. Break the silence and fly your rainbow flag.

1) Fri. May 17th the PRIDE flag will be raised in Grand Parade and a Mayoral Proclamation will be read by Mayor Savage. 
NOTE:  This is not a public event and will be shared via video afterwards. The flag will fly all weekend and we will share the flag raising video here.

2) Join us in celebration by flying your rainbow flag(s) in the windows of your safe spaces!

3) FREE GIFT! Receive a ‘NS Stronger Together’ pride decal for your window! We have 200 decals to giveaway to the first 200 people who register. One per household. 
Follow the link which will be shared on May 17th on Pflag Halifax and Pflag Truro FaceBook pages. Your custom decal will be mailed to you in the month of June. Size is 5″ in length.
Limited amount. No cash value.  We will be mailing the decals in June.  No correspondence will be take place around the distribution – watch this page for updates for when they are being delivered/mailed.  Happy IDAHTB!


Event: Songs of Pride and Protest
Direction: Facebook live event programed and commissioned by Brighton and Hove LGBTQ Worker’s Forum and The Rainbow Fund.
Date: Sunday 17th May 2020
Time: 15.00 GMT
Info: Join Nicky Mitchell Live on Facebook, with songs of Pride and Protest on Sunday 17th May, 2020.

A seasoned performer, Nicky’s facebook live events have captured a strong and loyal following. 
Well crafted, effiecient and engaging. Well lit, great sound and smooth delivery, Nicky takes a lot of pride in her pride events!

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