Honouring a legacy: Vancouver Pride honours community members


Winners of the 2014 Vancouver Pride Society Legacy Awards. Photo courtesy of Rick Leonovich.

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The Vancouver Pride Society honoured eight members of Vancouver’s LGBTQ community at its second annual Pride Legacy Awards last night.

Honouring “the legacy of activism and volunteerism that has shaped Vancouver’s LGBTQ community” the eight awards, each representing one colour in the original rainbow flag, were handed out at the gala event at the Roundhouse Community Centre on May 4.

The winners in each category were (and in photo above courtesy of Rick Leonovich):

Youth – Andrew Shopland
Arts – Dave Deveau
Sports – Dean Nelson
Sexual Health – Martin Rooney
Volunteer – Carl Weathers
Life-time Achievement – Ron Dutton
Safe Spaces – Alex Sangha
Community Leader – Chris Morrisey

Here is how the evening played out last night on Twitter:

Mark Robins on Google+

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