CITY OF VANCOUVER PROCLAIMS MAY 17, 2011 AS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA
WHERAS The City of Vancouver is committed to the belief that equal opportunity and treatment should exist for all people;
AND WHEREAS Every resident of Vancouver has the right to realize his or her potential regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and live at all times in conditions of dignity, respect and peace;
AND WHEREAS The theme for International Day Against Homophobia 2011 is Queer Relationships;
AND WHEREAS The goal of International Day Against Homophobia 2011 is to encourage discussion and increase awareness about the diversity and beauty of relationships within queer communities;
AND WHEREAS The elimination of all forms of oppresion including homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism is an ongoing process as we strive to create a society in which all individuals are valued and celebrated for their unique identities and contributions;
NOW THEREFORE, I Gregor Robertson, Mayor of the City of Vancouver, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM Monday May 17th 2011 as ¤nternational Day Against Homophobia in the City of Vancouver.
QMUNITY is BC's leading queer resource centre. Located on Bute Street in Vancouver's West End we are a hub for the lesbian, gay, trans, bi and queer community. www.qmunity.ca
GIVE A DAM? GIVE A DAY!
$504.72 That is how much it costs to operate QMUNITY for one day, to pay staff, to keep the lights and heat on and to keep the doors open so that we can provide vital service to our community. When you Give a Damn and Give a Day YOU are responsible for making QMUNITY happen on that day. PLEASE go to our donation page now and Give a Damn by donating $504.72 (either a one time payment or break it up into monthly installments). You can select a date on the calendar that is important to you (your birthday, your anniversary, your partner's birthday, your coming out day, etc.) and on that date QMUNITY will be brought to you by YOU!
Reproduced with permission - "QMUNITY BC'S QUEER RESOURCE CENTRE "
BC'S QUEER RESOURCE CENTRE"