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Third Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards - www.vancouverpride.ca


Third Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards

May 28, 2015

Do you know someone who deserves recognition
for all that they do for the LGBTQ Community?

November 21, 2014 - Vancouver, B.C. - The Vancouver PRIDE Society's 3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards, honouring outstanding members of Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community, are coming up in May! We'd like to hear who has made a difference in your community this year. We are looking for people who build safe and diverse spaces for LGBTQ+ people in Vancouver- the PRIDE Legacy Awards is our way to recognize their hard work and sacrifice.

Nominations
To nominate a community member, simply email us at legacy@vancouverpride.ca with some basic information. Include the nomination category in the subject of your e-mail. Tell us who you are nominating in the email, with a phone number or email we can reach the nominee at. Tell us why you are nominating them for the award. Remember to look over the award description to make sure your nominee meets the criteria.

The Awards
Eight awards will be presented to outstanding community members who have contributed to Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community. Each award corresponds to a colour of the original eight colour flag and its meaning when artist Gilbert Baker first created the queer icon:

Pink - Sexuality (Sexual Health+HIV/AIDS Awareness)
This award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted sexual health.

Red - Life (Lifetime Achievement)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has enriched Vancouverís 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 Societyís core values.

Orange - Healing (Sports)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work in sports has enriched, or raised the profile of, Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community.

Yellow - Sunlight (Community Superstar)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has elevated the profile and prominence of Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community.

Green - Environment (Safe spaces)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has promoted safer spaces in our schools, communities, and celebrations to ensure everyone can feel safe and be Proud.

Turquoise - Art (Art)
The award recognizes an outstanding queer artist whose work has created dialogue around a key social issue in Vancouverís LGBTQ+ Community.

Blue - Harmony (Community Leaders)
The award recognizes an outstanding individual that has dedicated endless hours as a board member to create real lasting change in Vancouverís LGBTQ+ Community through their volunteerism. Eligible nominees include individuals who retired within five years of the award date and individuals who will retire before the award date. The nominator must be a senior.

Purple - Spirit (Youth)
The award recognizes an outstanding youth who embodies the Spirit of Pride. This award is intended to highlight the work of young people to promote Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community and create stronger, equal, communities. - See more at: http://vancouverpride.ca/events/third-annual-pride-legacy-awards/#sthash.wqwFbveS.dpuf

Details

Date: May 28, 2015

Event Category: Official Pride Events

Organizer

Vancouver Pride Society

Phone: 604-687-0955

Email: info@vancouverpride.ca

Website: vancouverpride.ca

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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 Festival. www.vancouverpride.ca


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