Trans Pandemics: COVID-19, HIV Activism, and Defunding Police with Professor Marty Fink
- November 17, 2020
- 1:00 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST
- Open To
- Ryerson students, faculty and staff
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Join Positive Space and Professor Marty Fink for a talk that will revisit trans women's archives from the early years of the HIV/AIDS pandemic to think through ongoing strategies for harm reduction and caregiving in response to COVID-19. By looking to trans activism past and present, this talk connects trans legacies of HIV activism to present-day movements in COVID-19 toward Black Lives Matter and defunding the police.
Following the talk, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion facilitated by Professor Fink.
About Trans Awareness Month at Ryerson
Trans Awareness Month at Ryerson is an annual initiative led by Positive Space.
Ryerson community members are invited to participate in advocacy and educational events that celebrate, honour and raise the visibility of the trans community. We also honour the memory of trans people whose live were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence on November 20 for Trans Day of Remembrace.
This year’s events were organized in partnership with committee members from the Library, The Catalyst at FCAD, Faculty of Community Services, Faculty of Communication and Design, Athletics, Human Resources, the Academic Success Centre, Internal Audit, Yeates School of Graduate Student and the Office of the Vice-President Administration and Operations.