Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Aheer issued the following statement to recognize LGBTQ Pride Month:
“All Albertans deserve the freedom to be true to themselves, regardless of race, religion or sexual orientation.
“This month, we acknowledge those brave Albertans who fought hard for their LGBTQ2S+ rights.
“Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate our shared belief of unity in diversity. It’s also a good occasion to show gratitude for the many successes and contributions of Albertans who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
“With kindness and understanding, I wish all people in this province a Pride Month full of support, love and respect.”