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Positive Space

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:

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

Ryerson University 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:

Adam Anthony
Special Projects Coordinator, Office of the Vice-President, Administration and Operations
Email: positivespace@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 2984