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Tag: Bay of Quinte Pride

STAYED IN, COMING OUT: BAY OF QUINTE PRIDE RETURNS FOR 2022

After two years of pandemic restrictions, Bay of Quinte Pride is excited to be returning to in-person events. We asked Stacey Love-Jolicoeur, Chair of Bay of Quinte Pride 2022, about what we can look forward to this June and how our local Pride celebrations have grown over the years. When did Bay of Quinte Pride start? Bay of Quinte Pride began in Belleville about 10 years ago because local youth wanted representation. About 30 youth made posters and walked ...

Proud To Be: SAGA-LGBTQ Education and Support Services of Canada

A person wearing a white shirt holding a rainbow flag in a church.

A new non-profit in Belleville aims at supporting the LGBTQ2S+ community and championing diversity, inclusion and acceptance. Photos supplied.

THE STORY OF SAGA The origin of a new Belleville-based non-profit began back in 2014 when Stacey Love-Jolicoeur met with a single offender. Love-Jolicoeur, an educator and support worker for the LGBTQ2S community, was working with a mental health organization in Peterborough at the time. One day, her supervisor asked if she’d be willing to go to the jail to see an LGBTQ-identified inmate who was asking for mental health support. After a few visits, she realized the depth ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.