Join us at Pride!

This year marks the 42nd anniversary of Pride! In celebration, we are proud to have participated in events all over the country.
We are also excited to invite you to our signature events as part of Capital Pride (in Ottawa & Gatineau).
JersVision–Capital Pride BOAT CRUISE (Aug 16, 2012 – 7pm)
Join us for a luxurious open-bar cruise aboard Paul’s Boat Line, featuring flavours from Peller Estates, Beau’s Brewery and Hartman’s Catering. You also have a chance to win prizes from Bridgehead Coffee and Lush Cosmetics. The boat leaves from the Rideau Canal Docks (opposite the Ottawa Congress Centre).

  • Get your tickets for only $25 at Venus Envy (320 Lisgar St), Stroked Ego (224 Bank St), or by RSVPing
  • Every dollar goes to fund the regional Dare to Stand Out Conference giving youth tools to stop bullying in their schools & communities.
  • More info on or Facebook.

Yuk Yuks presents: Laugh Out Proud 8 (Aug 23-25 – times vary)
Laugh your socks off with Ottawa’s premier LGBTQ comedy festival, featuring Carla Collins, Andrew Johnston & Ted Morris. The event is held at Yuk Yuk’s on Elgin (292 Elgin St), with proceeds going to

  • Get your tickets ($25) at or call 613-236-5233.

Capital Pride Youth Prom (Aug 24 – 8pm)
A fabulous masquerade dance co-presented by & Capital Pride will be held at FallDown Gallery (288 Bank St). Dress in costume for an amazing party! This is a FREE Youth event.
Join at PRIDE (Aug 26)
March with and Day of Pink at the Capital Pride Parade! RSVP now with Zoe ( Remember to check out our booth at the festival so you can enter to win cool prizes!
As you know, historically, Pride was created as an important political milestone for LGBTQ rights, a way to fight injustice and stand up to bullying & discrimination. Just as it is important to continue to fight for equality, we must also take the time to care for ourselves and our communities, celebrating our diversity and victories. So check out all the great events and invest in your community and anti-bullying programs, by clicking here and becoming a $5 a month donor to
Thank you, and see you at PRIDE!
Faye Estrella 
Conference Director
new office: 440 Albert St, suite C304
Jer’s Vision: Canada’s Youth Diversity Initiative
Promoting diversity and ending discrimination  
The international Day of Pink (April 11, 2012)
Sign up for 2012; and make a difference!