Hamont pride - Hamilton City Magazine Skip to main content
Celebrating all things Hamilton / Welcome Message

City Life

Pride: Aging ally journeys from fear to love

My mother-in-law’s faith meant she struggled to accept her daughter as a lesbian. But over time, she offered blessings at our wedding and decked herself out in Pride colours in her retirement home. “You seem like a very nice lady, but I can never accept this.” The speaker…
City Life

Binbrook Pride building bridges in rural Hamilton

In addition to one-day celebratory event, organizers host fundraisers, socials and plenty of information-sharing. Binbrook may only be 20 kilometres or so from the heart of downtown Hamilton, but when it comes to the ability to access resources for the 2SLGBTQ+ community, sometimes that’s an uncrossable distance. That’s…
Hamilton music Collective
City Life

Zhuzh Judy, it’s a Steven Hilliard Q+A!

House of Adam and Steve founder answers 49 rapid-fire questions and you don't want to miss it. Steven Hilliard is both halves of the House of Adam and Steve, Hamilton’s queer community curator and organizer of 2SLGBTQIA+ events. Hamilton's hometown homo – as Hilliard refers to…
City Life

Pride: A place where everyone is welcome

John Ribson, owner of Hamilton LGBTQ bar The Well, which sponsored the May/June Pride issue of HCM, talks about the founding of the brand and its ambitious expansion plans, the history of gay bars in Hamilton, and his $1-million donation inspired by his own cancer battle.
City Life

Things to Do: Pride Events

You can get your queer on at a plenty of events in Hamilton and Halton this month! Uncloseted At The StaircaseIn celebration of queer visibility and the power of bonding through laughter, The Staircase presents a weekend-long festival in recognition of Pride 2023. The Uncloseted Comedy…