The Pride Report

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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Moose Jaw Pastor Asks LGBT Community for Forgiveness

Used with permission from the Moose Jaw Times-Herald Dear LGBT neighbours… This week Moose Jaw is hosting our annual Pride Week and it’s sure to be a great celebration. If you’re from Moose Jaw, I congratulate you on living in a community where there’s a growing understanding that diversity is a...

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Moose Jaw Pride Takes “First Steps” Towards Equality

Mayor Deb Higgins launched Pride Week celebrations in Moose Jaw on Thursday with the Mayor’s annual proclamation. Moose Jaw Pride Week, set for May 24 – 30, is a growing festival aimed at supporting gender and sexual diversity in the friendly city while encouraging visitors to enjoy the city’s unique...

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Calling all Drag Queens & Kings!

We're having a spectacular all-ages drag show in this tiny town and you can be a part of it! All ages, abilities, genders, ethnicities are welcome! Individuals and group entries welcome! Whether you are a new performer or a seasoned veteran, there's a place for you, but only IF you...

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Trans* Awareness Week Proclaimed in Friendly City

    Moose Jaw citizens are gearing up for an exciting new campaign to be marked with many firsts. Saskatchewan's 4th Annual Transgender Awareness Week will be celebrated for the first time in Moose Jaw from Mach 29 - April 4 with a number of remarkable events to help raise awareness and...

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Playlist for Empowerment!

It's March! That means spring; which ultimately means that we've survived yet one more winter death-grip, and, while we might still be suffering from a small bout of snowblindness, the new life of spring is truly on its way. So, as a gift to your springtime spirit, I've built you a...

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