Pride Week began with a rainbow flag raising and cake at the Yorkton Regional High School. Pictured, Kat Anderson, Reese Fullerton and Laura Budd raise the flag, and Kat Anderson and Reese Fullerton cut the cake.
The week celebrates gender and sexual diversity in the area while also recognizing the struggles that LGTBQ+ people still face around the world. Events will happen throughout the week in Yorkton. There will be two performances of The Pink Unicorn by Free My Muse Theatre, one on May 21 and one on May 22, both at the Sacred Heart High School Theatre at 7:00 p.m. On May 23 there will be a Pound with Pride class at the St. Michael’s gym at 6:30 p.m. On May 24 there will be a Queer Movie Night and Pizza Party at the Boys and Girls Club at 6:00 p.m.
The week ends with several events on Saturday, May 25. The Pride Parade starts at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery at 11:00 a.m. This is followed by a Pride BBQ and LJ Tyson and the Haus of Nonsense at Shaw Park. It ends at 8:00 p.m. with the Yorkton Pride Drag Show feat. 28th Imperial House of LOL at the Masonic Lodge.