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Virtual Pride at Ryerson 2020 

Virtual Pride 2020 is almost here and Positive Space has been busy planning exciting events for faculty, staff and students to celebrate diversity and inclusion in our community!

Virtual Pride Kick-Off

June 1 | 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | Online

Register to join the Virtual Pride Kick-Off.

Join us online to kick off Pride 2020 celebrations. Remarks will begin at 12:05 p.m.

Save Virtual Pride Kick-Off to your Google calendar.

Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

June 5 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Online

Register to join Fay’s and Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

Bring your kids to join us for this all-ages event. Fun for the young and the young at heart!

Save Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental to your Google calendar

Positive Space Book Club reads The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya

June 19 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Online

Sign up to join the Library and Positive Space in a discussion on Vivek Shraya’s The Subtweet!

Join us for “Booked Up Monday,” where we’ll be chatting with Vivek Shraya on her newest title, The Subtweet.

Save Booked Up Monday with The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya to your Google calendar.

Positive Space in conversation with Joanne Dallaire

June 23 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. | Online

Register to join the conversation with Joanne Dallaire.

Join Positive Space and Joanne Dallaire, Elder (Ke Shay Hayo) and Senior Advisor Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, in conversation on the intersectionality of queerness and Indigeneity, and concepts of overcoming internalized negative messages.

Save Positive Space in conversation with Joanne Dallaire to your Google calendar.

Netflix Party: The Half of It

June 25 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. | Online

Register to join the Netflix Party.

Join the Netflix Party screening of The Half of It, a coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Alice Wu suitable for the entire family.

Save Netflix Party: The Half of It to your Google calendar.

#DisplayYourPride at Home

June 1 | All day | Online

Sign up for the annual #DisplayYourPride at Home contest.

Back by popular demand, #DisplayYourPride is back for its eighth year! This year, you’re invited to showcase your creative flair and fabulous colours by decorating your home space in support of Pride from June 1 to 15

Save #DisplayYourPride at Home to your Google calendar.

Display your solidarity

Show your commitment to creating an inclusive environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions by printing a copy of our Pride poster (PDF) to display in your workstation or common spaces.

Ryerson’s pride flag

You can also show your commitment by downloading Ryerson’s pride flag and using it as a Virtual Background in Zoom meetings.

Get in touch with Positive Space

Positive Space at Ryerson is a volunteer staff and faculty community network for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, committed to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.

For additional information on trans inclusion at Ryerson or to get involved, contact positivespace@ryerson.ca.

Join the mailing list

The Positive Space listserv is populated by the Diversity Self-ID. Log-in to eHR > Employee Self-Service > Diversity Self-ID > Submit new survey > Complete survey and under EDI Contact select 2SLGBTQ+ > Continue > Submit.

Accessibility

If you have any accessibility requirements to ensure your full participation in these events, please email Positive Space.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Positive Space at positivespace@ryerson.ca