PROUD2BE & Pride

Support and connect with our local LGBTQ2S+ community


PROUD2BE Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Conference
Join Family Services of the North Shore, in partnership with West Vancouver Youth Services, at the sixth-annual PROUD2BE Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Conference.

Friday, October 18, 5 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday, October 19, 9 am-9:30 pm
Gleneagles Clubhouse
6190 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

We are excited to bring together parents, youth, and professionals to celebrate and strengthen our diverse LGBTQ2S+ gender non-conforming and allied community.  The conference will feature workshops, entertainment, social events, panel discussions, an all-body youth swim and key-note speaker, Danny Ramadan. Danny is an award-winning Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and LGBTQ-refugees activist.

Leading experts for the professional panel will include Dr. Daniel Metzger and his team from the Endocrine Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital.

Conference Agenda

Children and Youth, no cost (7-18 years old)
Adult General Tickets $100 each

For further questions about the conference, email

Get involved

Work with us to ensure that LGBTQ2S+ youth and families have the mental health resources they need. We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to support the annual PROUD2BE conference. Get in touch with us to learn more.

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