The Pride Report

Gr. 6 Student Wins Heritage Award with Essay on Gay Rights History

Serena Wells, a Grade 6 student from Moose Jaw has won a local award at last week’s Moose Jaw Regional Heritage Fair for her essay entitled, “Canadian Gay Rights History.”

Wells is listed on the Heritage Saskatchewan’s website as a “local award winner” and her essay has been selected to compete in the Provincial Heritage Fair on May 25th at the Government House in Regina.

For anyone wanting to read Serena’s essay, we have been given permission by Serena and her parents to post it here.

In recognition of Serena’s success at the Moose Jaw Heritage Fair, Moose Jaw Pride has invited Serena to read her short essay on the “Hidden Histories” Trolley Tour on Sunday, May 7 as part of Moose Jaw Pride Week.

A limited number of tickets for the tour are still available online at:

For those wanting to learn more about Moose Jaw’s LGBT+ history, please visit:

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