In an attempt to try to kick some of the stereotypes and homophobia that exists within sport, Regina Pride has named Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan one of two grand marshals to lead this year’s Pride parade on June 16.
As grand marshal Ryan will lead the parade as it snakes through downtown Regina streets alongside members of AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan, who are being highlighted for their work in the community.
“We had been trying to get in touch with Jon for a little over a year now so we’re thrilled to finally have this happen,” said Dan Shier, co-chair of Regina Pride.
Ryan was born and raised in Regina whe…
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