PRIDE Legacy Awards
Winner announced at the event:
July 20th at the Imperial on Main
- Reception. 6pm
- Awards 7:30pm
- Hosted by Fred Lee
- Silent Auction
The Awards will celebrate the Legacy of Pride in Vancouver and the individuals whose volunteer efforts have shaped the LGBTQ community.
July 9, 2013 - Vancouver, B.C. - The first annual PRIDE Legacy Awards Presented by TELUS is
taking place this year to celebrate the individuals that built and continue to shape our community with their unabashed Pride. We will showcase community members that promote the Legacy of Pride in Vancouver through their community service.
The eight awards each represent a colour of the rainbow flag as defined by Gilbert Baker, the artist who gave our
community the rainbow flag.
Finalists are followed, winner announced at the event
Pink - Sexuality (Sexual Health+HIV/AIDS Awareness)
This award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted sexual health, or has supported individuals with HIV/AIDS.
(Click here for Pink nominee bios.)
- Perry Boldt
-Sr. Merry Q. Contrary
Red - Life (Lifetime Achievement)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has enriched Vancouver's LGBTQ community. Individuals
must have dedicated at least 10 years
of volunteer service to one or more organizations that promotes one or more of the Vancouver Pride Society's core values.
(Click here for Red nominee bios.)
Orange - Healing (Sports)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work in sports has enriched, or raised the profile of,
Vancouver's LGBTQ community.
(Click here for Orange nominee bios.)
Yellow - Sunlight (Community Superstar)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has elevated the profile and prominence of Vancouver's LGBTQ community.
(Click here for Yellow nominee bios.)
-Jaylene McRae (Jaylene Tyme)
-Joe Nim Cho Leung
Green - Environment (Safe spaces)
This award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted safer spaces in our schools, communities, and
celebrations to ensure everyone can feel safe and be Proud.
(Click here for Green nominee bios.)
Turquoise - Art (Art)
The award recognizes an outstanding queer artist whose work has created dialogue around a key social issue in
Vancouver's LGBTQ Community.
(Click here for Turquoise nominee bios.)
-SD (Shaira) Holman
Blue - Harmony (Community Leaders)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual that has dedicated endless hours as a committee or board member
to create real lasting change in Vancouver's LGBTQ Community through their volunteerism. Eligible nominees include individuals who are currently serving, and individuals who have retired within five years of the award date.
(Click here for Blue nominee bios.)
Purple - Spirit (Youth)
This award recognizes an outstanding youth who embodies the Spirit of Pride. This award is intended to highlight the work
of young people to promote Vancouver's LGBTQ community and create stronger, equal, communities.
Show your support for these amazing community heros and celebrate their contributions to Vancouver's LGBTQ Community.
To purchase tickets, click here.
For more information about the TELUS PRIDE Legacy Awards, contact: Ldavies@vancouverpride.ca .
Source: VANCOUVER PRIDE SOCIETY
About The Vancouver Pride Society (VPS)
The Vancouver Pride Societybrings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirited and Queer community, their
friends, allies and supporters in celebration!
We represent the unique culture and spirit of our community by producing quality, inclusive events such as the Pride Parade and
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