Queen City Pride is an LGBT pride festival, held annually in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The event is held mid-June each year, normally in the week following [1 ] Saskatoon Pride. [2 ]
The event kicks off with a raising of the
rainbow flag at the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan on the Monday of Pride Week, and concludes with a parade and community fair on the Saturday. [3 ] [3 ]
The event was first held in 1989.
The 2014 event marked the first time in the city's history that the incumbent mayor, [4 ] Michael Fougere, presided over the raising of the rainbow flag to kick off the event. [5 ]
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^ "Pride colours to fly high in Queen City". , June 15, 2012. Metro
^ "Après Saskatoon, Regina célèbre la fierté gaie". Radio-Canada, June 19, 2012.
^ a b "Backstage pass: Pride out of Prairie prejudice". , June 20, 2011. Metro
^ "Regina Pride Parade marches through the Queen City". CJME, June 18, 2011.
^ "Parade celebrates 25 years of pride". , June 14, 2014. Regina Leader-Post
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