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Pride flags raised to kick off the first Vernon Pride Week

A Pride progress flag was raised at Vernon City Hall to mark the start of the first Pride Week in Vernon, British Columbia.

"Showing that you are accepted and welcomed makes a huge difference, especially for our young people," Vernon He said of the Pride Commission's Dawn Tucker.

“Everyone deserves that recognition, but seeing it and seeing it reflected in our community is very important, especially when people are isolated coming out of COVID.

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During Pride Week when the flags flutter, there's something for everyone to join behind the doors of Vernon City Hall. There are movie screenings, community panels, drag shows, craft events, and more.

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Many of the events will be held at his Far House on 30th Street.

“It makes sense to integrate and create open spaces where people can come and gather, but it is difficult to find spaces where people from all walks of life can comfortably gather. Operator.

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Flags Raised underscores the importance of such events to the city.

Both supporters and members of the LGBTQ2 community, including , are welcome to attend the week-long event.

The big event is the Pride March on Saturday at 10 a.m. For more information on what's in, visit the Facebook page. 

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