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Positive Space Faculty & Staff Network

Who we are

The Positive Space Faculty and Staff Network is a volunteer-based group comprised of employees of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, committed to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.

What we do

The Positive Space Faculty and Staff Network consults and collaborates with various campus groups, committees and other community networks to build collegiality and positive space. Our mandate centers equity and belonging at the university to ensure the inclusion of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals within the broader university community. Our volunteer members also organize events to celebrate, educate, and raise awareness during Pride Month in June, in Trans Awareness Month in November, and throughout the year.

Positive Space events

Positive Space collaborated with campus partners to organize a variety of events each year, including events for:

Initiatives we have been involved in

Positive Space participates in working groups and committees across campus to advance inclusion of people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Examples include:

Positive Space training

For inquiries about training, contact equity@ryerson.ca

Positive Space is committed to creating an inclusive environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Show your solidarity with the LGBTQ community by printing a copy of our PDF filePride poster for your workstation or common spaces.

Contact us 

To get in touch with Positive Space, please contact:

Dan Cantiller and Michael Turco
Co-chairs, Positive Space Faculty and Staff Network
Email: positivespace@ryerson.ca