The Pride Report

Canada Must Increase Efforts to Protect LGBTI People Worldwide

TORONTO, September 24, 2015 — Today, more than 120 civil society organizations Canada-wide have endorsed an important Call to Action, penned by the Dignity Initiative (www.dignityinitiative.ca). These many and varied groups are urging the incoming Government of Canada, no matter the prevailing party, to take critical steps to defend and promote...

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LGBTQ Museum Exhibit in Moose Jaw a First for Province

Above: Jennifer McRorie, Curator of the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, stands with the new Hidden Histories exhibit. This Friday, the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery (MJM&AG) will be launching “Hidden Histories: Gender & Sexual Diversity in the Friendly City,” a new exhibit for the museum and the first...

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Rare Footage of Gay Protest in SK Released 37 Years Later

In preparation for the Hidden Histories exhibit launch at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, the Saskatchewan Archives Board has released a video documenting the first gay and lesbian protest in Moose Jaw in 1978. While the video is publicly accessible at the Saskatchewan Archives Board, few people have had...

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Growing Up Gay in Moose Jaw

Birth, death and Prince Arthur I was born in Moose Jaw on March 18, 1959. I was 4 years old when my father Cirrol died as I sat upon his adoring lap. And yes, to this day (despite years of therapy) there is a disturbed inarticulate child roaming around in...

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Hundreds Protest for Gay Rights in Moose Jaw (1978)

  In 1978, a rally against homophobia took place in Crescent Park, Moose Jaw. This still is from the short film "Gay Liberation" (1978) which is available at the Saskatchewan Archives Board. The following excerpt is taken from "Surprisingly Unexpected: Moose Jaw, Metronormativity and LGBTQ Activism," a Master's Thesis completed at...

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Coming Out to Dad

Family and friends are some of the hardest people to come out to because their love and support are so important in our lives. Coming out to dad is particularly challenging. In a culture where men and boys are taught to be tough, show no emotion, play sports and objectify...

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LGBTQ READS in Moose Jaw!

I work as a Youth Programmer at the Moose Jaw Public Library. One of my favorite things to do is to watch trends in Young Adult Publishing, and keeping up with what’s popular. A huge trend in Young Adult Publishing is LGBTQ themes, which shows the movement in Young Adult reading interests and the themes to which they most relate and are thus seeking out. SO! I present to you, LGBTQ Reads! I’ve included in this list novels, memoirs, non-fiction, and graphic novels. There is literally something for everyone.

Supporting Healthy Diversity

An engaging and interactive workshop on gender and sexual diversity facilitated by Moose Jaw Pride. Learn about various terms, respectful language and best practices for creating a positive and inclusive environment....

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