WE Pride Fest attracts largest turnout yet

Windsor Star

Krystina Bigelow blows bubbles while participating in the 2013 Pride Parade in downtown Windsor, Ontario on August 11, 2013. (JASON KRYK/The Windsor Star)

When Linda Young first realized she was gay, many words came to mind – none of them close to pride.

“It’s sad because you go through so many emotions when you come out, like fear and shame and guilt and all kinds of crazy things,” Young said during  the annual Windsor-Essex Pride Fest on Sunday.


Windsor-Essex looks to court LGBT tourists

Metro News

A new guidebook is helping businesses in Windsor attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered travellers.

A product of Travel Gay Canada, Tourism Windsor-Essex Pelee Island and Pride Fest Windsor-Essex, the guide contains information about how to target the lucrative LGBT tourist market.


Tourism Officals Wave the Rainbow Flag


Windsor Star

In this file photo, rainbow flags accentuate the annual Windsor Pride parade celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community members. Photographed August 2012 in downtown Windsor, Ont. (Dax Melmer / The Windsor Star)

Windsor, Ontario: Formerly the automotive...

Windsor Pride Fest becoming more family-friendly


Windsor Star

Windsor Pride has gone mainstream.

Twenty years ago, the city’s first Lesbian and Gay Pride Day occurred in a parking lot off Wyandotte Street East. It was a one-day event and only a couple of hundred people attended.


Windsor Pride fest gets $210K grant for bigger, better event


Windsor Pride and the new stand-alone festival committee, Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, announced a new $210,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to host a bigger and better annual pride party.

With more than 5,000 people attending the...

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