Who we are
Positive Space at Ryerson University is a volunteer-based network of faculty and staff for people of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions, committed to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment.
What we do
Positive Space consults and collaborates with various campus groups and committees, and community networks to build collegiality and positive space. Our mandate involves equity-and inclusion-related issues at Ryerson, to ensure the inclusion of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals within the broader Ryerson community.
Our volunteer members of Positive Space also organizes events to celebrate, educate and provide awareness during Pride month in June, and Trans Awareness month in November.
Positive Space events
Positive Space collaborated with campus partners to organize a variety of events each year, including events for:
- Day of Pink (second Wednesday of every April)
- Pride (every June)
- Trans Awareness Month (every November)
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:
- Gender transitioning support for employees
- All gender washrooms and inclusive washroom signage
- Diversity Self-ID
Positive Space training
For inquiries about training, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To get in touch with Positive Space, please contact:
Special Projects Coordinator, Office of the Vice-President, Administration and Operations
Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 2984