We are still celebrating inside our homes, but inside our hearts we are resilient. It’s what’s inside that matters most. 

Learn about our #PrideInside Events, Activities, and Marketplace:

It’s what’s inside that matters most.

Over the last year, 2SLGBTQI and ally communities across Canada have shown just how resilient and resourceful we are.​ To celebrate Pride 2021, Egale is launching #PrideInside2021 – a collection of online events, accessible activities, shareable graphics and more to help people connect and celebrate safely.

​We are still celebrating inside our homes, but inside our hearts we are resilient.

#PrideInside Events

See our list of exciting events happening across #PrideInside2021! Click on each event to learn more and join in the fun!

Schedule of Events:

May 12: Free Workplace Inclusion Training [For Workplaces]

June 16 & 17: Safer Schools Webinars, in English + Français [For Youth + Educators]

June 18: Queer Prom! [For Youth]

June 23: Rainbow Table #PrideInside Episode [For Seniors]

June 25: ‘Sex, Sin & 69’ Film Screening [For Everyone]

August 3 & 10: Affirming Adults Webinars, in English + Français [For Educators, School Staff Parents/Guardians]

May 12: Free Workplace Inclusion Training

For the first time, we’re pleased to offer our Workplace Inclusion for Gender and Sexual Diversity webinar as a special event on May 12 only! ​

See Also: Pride Inside: Party-in-a-Box – for 2SLGBTQI employee resource groups.

UPDATE: This event has already passed. To learn more about our Inclusion Training, click here.

June 16 & 17: Safer Schools Webinars | 16 & 17 juin : Des écoles plus sûres et ouvertes

Ce webinaire interactif présentera aux participant.es les identités de l’acronyme 2SLGBTQI et comment elles se rapportent à quatre composants de l’identité. Il est destiné aux éducateurs.trices, aux administrateurs.trices scolaires, au personnel et aux parents / tuteurs.trices. Les étudiant.es sont également invité.es à s’inscrire!

This interactive webinar will introduce participants to identities captured by the 2SLGBTQI acronym and how they relate to four components of identity. It is designed with educators, school administrators, staff, and parents/guardians in mind. Students are also welcome to register!

UPDATE: This event has already passed. To watch the recording, click here.

June 18: Queer Prom!

Queer Prom is generously supported by Ardene.

Join us on June 18 @ 7 PM ET on our Instagram Live for our second Queer Prom – celebrating 2SLGBTQI young people and allies across Canada! Hosted by Matt and Omar, with special performances by Ilona Verley, TiKA, Kayla Diamond, Basement Gang, and Gary Beals! Plus, a special message from Kissy Duerré!

Follow us on TikTok, for more Queer Prom content!

UPDATE: This event has already passed. To learn more about #QueerProm2021, click here.

June 23: Rainbow Table Episode 14: #PrideInside

Celebrate the Pride season in style and join us for the #RainbowTable #Pride episode this Wednesday, June 23 at 12 PM ET! Featuring a lineup of fabulous performances from coast to coast to coast coming together to celebrate and connect 2SLGBTQI seniors and allies! Only on Egale’s Facebook and YouTube Live! #PrideInside2021.

UPDATE: This event has already passed. To learn more about Rainbow Table, click here, or to watch this episode, click the button below:

June 25: ‘Sex, Sin & 69’ Film Screening

Bring out the popcorn and join us in our virtual movie theatre for a free screening of our film: ‘Sex, Sin & 69’ – from June 25 to June 27 (the anniversary of Bill C-150)!

This 80-minute documentary is a historical, retrospective film about the 1969 legislation to partially ‘decriminalize’ homosexuality. ‘Sex, Sin & 69’ was produced and directed in partnership with SandBay Entertainment with support from the Government of Canada.

Watch the movie trailer here.

UPDATE: The access link has already been sent to registrants. Please email info@egale.ca if you wish to view the film.

August 3 & 10: Affirming Adults Webinars

Join us for a webinar on Affirming Adults in the School Community!

  • August 3 – in English
  • August 10 – en français

This interactive 75-minute webinar explores the vital role that adults across the whole school community can take up in promoting environments where 2SLGBTQI youth can thrive. Teachers, school administrators, support staff, parents/guardians and community partners are all encouraged to join us for this rich and critical discussion!

Ce webinaire interactif de 75 minutes explore le rôle vital que tous les adultes de l’ensemble de la communauté scolaire peuvent jouer dans la promotion d’environnements où les jeunes 2SLGBTQI peuvent s’épanouir. Les enseignant.es, les administrateurs.trices scolaires, le personnel de soutien, les parents/tuteur.trices et les partenaires communautaires sont tou.tes encouragé.e.s à se joindre à nous pour cette discussion riche et essentielle !

#PrideInside Activities

See our list of activities you can do all Pride season long – like our curated playlists and reading lists!

Listen to our #PrideInside Playlist

Hit ‘play’ on this year’s Pride and listen to our #PrideInside playlist curated just for you – featuring picks from the Egale team.

Check out our #PrideInside Reading List

Looking to up your queer reading content this summer? Check out our #PrideInside reading list – curated just for you!

Register your workplace for ‘Pride Inside: Party-in-a-Box’

Stumped on how to celebrate Pride online at your workplace this year? Egale’s Pride Inside Party-in-a-Box is a customized Pride party for you and your workplace/employee resource group. Hosted by Former Pride FM personality, and Egale’s host of Rainbow Table – Deb Pearce, enjoy an hour of trivia, interviews and engaging pride creativity!

Download our shareable #PrideInside Graphics

Share with your loved ones on social media to get in on the Pride festivities; including our event schedule, video chat backgrounds, and more!

Video Chat Backgrounds

Ways to Get Involved

Questions or concerns about our #PrideInside2021 campaign? Contact communications@egale.ca

For inquiries regarding our Marketplace or corporate partnerships, contact Jenny – jfoster@egale.ca