Fierté Simcoe Pride (FSP) formed in May of 2012 as a small grassroots volunteer group aiming to unite people in Pride across the County. As an organization, FSP continues a long tradition of LGBT organizing in Simcoe while working with other organizations, groups, and partners to build community.
Safe and inclusive communities within Simcoe County that supports and unites the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Allied (LGBTA) community.
To create and offer inclusive events, services, and educational opportunities that rise above heterosexism, hetero-normativity and homo/bi/transphobia, promoting safe communities within Simcoe County.
Board of Directors (click here to learn more)
Regional Representatives (click here to learn more)
By-Laws and Reports (click here to learn more)
We will be Respectful, Accountable, Equitable, and Inspirational:
- Respectful - Recognizing and acknowledging the involvement and contributions of everyone. Being respectful to volunteers, members, communities, and sponsors by creating and sustaining an environment where we treat each other with respect and dignity. Everyone’s abilities, qualities, and achievements shall always be held with the utmost respect.
- Accountable - Sustaining our organization by ensuring transparency in our actions and accountability with, and to, our communities. Managing this with fiscal responsibility and foresight, we will ensure the viability of the organization and the fulfillment of its mission.
- Equitable - Valuing diversity by accepting and respecting differences and by working to understand the diverse cultural complexities that influence identity, assumptions, behaviours, expectations, and beliefs. All thoughts, ideas, and hopes shall be acknowledged and valued.
- Inspirational - Engaging our communities to participate in events and facilitate the community development through the celebration of diversity. As well as honouring our past in remembrance of the struggles and successes, we shall protect our future by reaching out, educating and defending our right to celebrate.