LGBTQ2+ Youth

Fernie Pride Society youth initiatives are proudly supported by the Tegan & Sara Foundation. The Foundation raises awareness and funds, fights for equality and justice through our flagship programming and support of grassroots organizations, activists and communities that often go unrecognized by major funding institutions. Please consider supporting this amazing Foundation and visit their website to find out more.

It is Sunday and it is Spring Break so let’s play a game or two! If you are between the ages of 12 and 18 please join in for an evening of virtual togetherness and a round or two of Jackbox on Sunday, March 21 at 7pm!!

Follow the Zoom link and have a tablet or smartphone at the ready! (We find it works better if you are on Zoom on a different device then you are playing the game on but not necessary!). On your device go to to play — no downloading of anything is required.

Attention youth getting geared up for the Prom & Pizza Watch Party on Thursday, February 25 at 8:30pm!

Your pizza choice MUST BE EMAILED, ALONG WITH YOUR DELIVERY ADDRESS by FEBRUARY 22! Please email this to Pizzas are delicious, handmade, thin crust and from The Loaf. You have a choice of Margherita or Hawaiian. In your email to us, please indicate WHICH PIZZA YOU WOULD LIKE!

Are you a youth from Sparwood or Elkford and want to join in? Shoot us an email and we will try and sort out your pizza situation! Questions? Contact us at 250.423.8835 or at Watch Party link coming soon!

Another one for the youth out there (or for the lovers of Ryan Murphy)! Coming up on Thursday, February 25 at 8:30pm is a Netflix Watch Party!

The Prom and Pizza is coming at you soon so keep your eyes open for the viewing link and how to get your hands on a pizza for the screening! As the cast tells us in song, “One thing’s universal, life’s no dress rehearsal!” so get your pizza order in by February 22 and your evening sorted for February 25 and we will meet you at the movies!


The next session of Sex and Sexuality for LGBTQ2S+ Youth will be help on Wednesday, February 10 at 8pm! Once again, the amazing Serena and Rosanna from the Centre for Sexuality will be leading this interactive and educational session for youth ages 12-18.

Meeting ID: 966 1123 3868

Passcode: 235375

Don’t forget to add this event to your calendar and we will see you February 10!

Join Fernie Pride and the Centre for Sexuality on Wednesdays, January 20th and 27th from 7:00-8:30pm for interactive Zoom workshops to explore sexuality topics as well as queer and trans safer sex practices.

As sexual education can miss or misunderstand the unique needs of LGBTQ2S+ youth, we hope to provide a space to share ideas, answer questions, and allow you to get the education you deserve!…

Meeting ID: 994 2336 6121
Passcode: 985466 See Less

We are so excited that CFS – Sexual Health Centre will be joining us virtually on Wednesday, January 20 and 27 for a two-session, LGBTQ2+ sex ed workshop!

If you are an LGBTQ2+ youth and want to learn more about sex, sexuality, healthy relationships, etc please join in this FREE two class course. Zoom info will be available in January at If interest dictates, we are happy to extend these sessions past the original two to include further discussion topics as they are identified.

The Centre for Sexuality aims to normalize sexual health by providing evidence-informed, non-judgmental sexual and reproductive health programs and services. The Centre for Sexuality program is interactive and discussion-based, and gives youth the tools to navigate the world of healthy sexuality and make healthy decisions. By taking a holistic view, recognizing that good sexual health is intrinsic to having a healthy body, healthy relationships, and a healthy community, the Centre for Sexuality is staffed with health and education professionals that are excited to spend time with Elk Valley youth. Visit to learn more about this great organization.

Attention all Elk Valley and South Country youth between the ages of 12 and 18! The Fernie Pride Society is so excited to announce our Hoodie Design Contest! The winning artist will get their design printed, a free cozy hoodie, and some sweet prizes. Please submit your completed entry to Contest runs December 2-23, 2020 with head-to-head voting on the Fernie Pride Society Instagram page starting December 28, 2020.

Contest Details: Your design should be inspired by the idea of what 2021 will look like to you — an amazing LGBTQ2+ youth or ally between the ages of 12 and 18 that resides in the Elk Valley or South Country. This is open to your interpretation but clean lines and bold images that translate well onto a hoodie are recommended. All artistic mediums are welcomed but submissions need to be either a jpeg or png hi-res file to allow for Instagram voting use. Ultimately, the chosen designer will work with a local graphic artist to ensure their entry is acceptable for hoodie printing (correct format, edited if needed, etc). You are welcome to incorporate the Fernie Pride Society logo but it is not to be altered. If you would like a digital copy of the logo please let us know by emailing You may submit multiple designs but they must be submitted as separate entries. Your design must be entirely original. This means no using anything you do not have the rights to (no copyrighted images, corporate logos, etc). 

A complete entry must include the completed entry form (contact details, description of work, completed Parent or Guardian section if under the age of 18, and design image).

If you are under the age of 18 years you also much complete the Parent/Guardian section of the Entry Form as we will be using your name and artistic work in the voting process, on social media, and on the Fernie Pride Society website.