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Pride at Ryerson 2019

Pride 2019 is almost here and Positive Space has been busy planning exciting events for employees to celebrate diversity and inclusion in our community!

Pride Kick-Off

June 3 | 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | SLC Amphitheatre

Join us on the main level of the SLC to kick off Pride celebrations. Remarks will begin at 12:10 p.m.

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Queer Cheer Employee Social

June 3 | 5 p.m. | Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street

Join us for an off-campus after-work social to celebrate Pride. Partners, friends and family are welcome!

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#DisplayYourPride Contest

June 3 - 13 | Your own workplace

Sign up for the annual decoration contest and we'll connect with you to arrange a specific time slot for our judges to drop by on Thursday, June 13. Check out our new contest parameters this year!

Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

June 7 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | LIB-405

Register to bring kids to join you for this all-ages event in the library. Fun for the young and the young at heart! You don’t need to bring a kid to enjoy this event.

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

Documentary Screening: Track Two

June 11 | 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | SLC-508

Learn about the growth of Toronto's gay community, including the infamous "Operation Soap" where Toronto Police raided gay bathhouses, and the subsequent protests. Popcorn provided!

Save Documentary Screening: Track Two to your Google calendar.

#DisplayYourPride contest judging

June 13 | Your own workspace

Registered participants will receive a time for judges to visit your workspace. Don’t forget to submit your photos on the slide provided by June 14! See contest parameters for details.

#DisplayYourPride: Share on social!

June 13 | Your social media channels

Ryerson, York, OCAD, U of T and Humber are all participating in #DisplayYourPride. Join the conversation and get our hashtag trending in Toronto!

#DisplayYourPride Community Celebration and Awards

June 18 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | POD-250

Join us to celebrate Pride, enjoy some refreshments and find out who won this year’s #DisplayYour Pride awards.

Save #DisplayYourPride Community Celebration to your Google calendar.

Pride Crafternoon With Consent Comes First

June 20 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. | SLC DME Lab, 3rd floor

Join the Consent Comes First Office and Positive Space for an afternoon of self/community care with DIY crafts including screenprinting!

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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.

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

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.


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