CF Montréal is planning several initiatives to celebrate the 2SLGBTQIA+ community leading up to the match on Saturday, August 26, 2023.
Pride Match initiatives
Modified avatar for the week leading up to the match on our social media.
Pride visuals on our social media.
Olympic Stadium flagpole illuminated in Pride colors.
Pride-themed Tifo by our fan group, the 1642MTL.
Pride warm-up jersey worn by our players, on sale at the Stade boutique and online.
Message from our PA welcoming the communities.
Entertainment in the aisles by drag queen Elle Dare
National anthem singer from the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
Corner flags in Pride colors.
Courtyards and concession menus decorated in Pride colors!
BMO / Rainbow deposits (Rainbow railroads):
BMO will be placing rainbows throughout the stadium to encourage people to send in photos. For every photo sent in during the August 26 match, BMO will donate $5 to the organization.
BMO will also donate rainbow-coloured tattoos.
Rainbow Railroad is a non-profit organization that helps members of the at-risk 2SLGBTQ+ community around the world find a safe place to call home. Rainbow Railroad received more than 3,800 requests for help in the first half of 2023 alone.