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Happy Pride!

Representation matters: Memorial community walks in local Pride parade

Campus and Community

By Memorial University

It was a rainbow of representation in downtown St. John’s this weekend.

Memorial President Vianne Timmons, wearing rainbow jacket, stands in front of a colourfully dressed crowd holding a Progress Pride flag banner.
President Vianne Timmons decked herself out in just some of her rainbow wardrobe for Memorial’s inaugural walk in the St. John’s Pride parade.
Photo: Submitted

After a postponement in July due to extreme heat, the Pride parade took place on Sunday, Sept. 26.

Many members of the Memorial community participated in the parade, carrying a banner with the Progress Pride flag and blowing bubbles.

There was even a puppy appearance — President Vianne Timmons brought her two dogs.

Two people hold a rainbow banner with the Memorial logo in front of a crowd of people walking in the street.
Memorial’s Pride parade banner makes its first appearance on Sept. 25 amidst a joyful and celebratory crowd.
Photo: Submitted


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