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Pride at Ryerson

Pride 2018 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 4 | 12:15 to 1 p.m. | Kerr Hall/JOR Bridge

Join us in the Victoria Laneway by the bridge between Kerr Hall and Jorgenson to kick off Pride celebrations. Remarks will begin at 12:30 p.m.

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Queer Cheer Social

June 4 | 5 p.m. | Glad Day, 499 Church Street

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

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#DisplayYourPride contest

June 4 - 19 | 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.

Learning circle: What is "Two-Spirit Queer" (2SQ)?

June 6 | 3 - 5 p.m. | 7th Floor Heaslip House

Register for this learning and sharing circle about the plurality of Indigenous genders and the history behind the “Two-Spirit” term. Everyone is welcome.

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Love letters to our community - Pride edition

June 7 | 1 - 4 p.m. | Pod 60A CRC

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

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Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

June 8 | 10 - 11 a.m. | POD 250

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

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Creating an inclusive campus for queer and trans folk

June 18 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m | 7th Floor Heaslip House

Register to explore the difference between equity and equality for queer and trans staff and how we can all contribute to creating positive spaces on campus.

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#DisplayYourPride community celebration

June 19 | 12 - 2 p.m. | POD-250

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

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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.

 

Thank you to our generous supporters!

Pride Month activities have been generously funded by leaders across the university:

  • Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources
  • Vice-President, Administration and Operations
  • Vice-Provost, Students

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.