Pride 2018

Read this #YUBlog article to learn more about Pride in Toronto and here at York University.

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Events at York: June 14-21, 2018

Thursday June 14th
  • Opening Ceremony & Reception
    3:30 – 4:30pm
    Student Centre
    Join the York U community for Pride@York’s Flag Drop ceremony
Monday June 18th
  • Positive Space Training & Know Your Pride
    11:00am-12:30pm

    York Lanes 305

    In this workshop, learn about gender identity and sexual orientation, the impact of homophobia and transphobia on employees, and how to better support LGBTQ* employees. Learn about using inclusive language, being a supportive ally, campus resources, and creating safer spaces on campus for gender and sexually diverse students, staff and faculty. The June 18th workshop is a part of Pride@York events and will include a Know Your Pride component. This session is eligible towards a REDI certificate of completion.
Wednesday June 20th
  • York Pride Reception
    3:30-4:30pm
    Vari Hall

    Visit the Pride Reception to listen to our honoured guests discuss their commitment to the equity and safety of 2SLGBTQIAP* communities at York U while enjoying some delicious rainbow cake.
Thursday June 21st
  • Banner and Float Decorating
    12:00-4:00pm

    Vari Hall
    The 38th annual Pride Parade in Downtown Toronto is one of the biggest Pride Toronto attractions, and the Pride@York float will be there! Come help decorate the float, designed by Toronto artist Natalie Wood.
  • Just Me and Allah: Samra Habib Artist Talk & Round Table Discussion
    6:00-7:30pm
    Location: TBC
    Join us as artist and writer Samra Habib shares her international Queer Muslim photo project Just Me and Allah and introduces her future publication We Have Always Been Here. This amazing event will be finished off with a round-table discussion asking “What does belonging look like for you?”

Stay tuned for more details about more activities!

York at Pride Toronto Events: June 22-24

Friday June 22nd
Saturday June 23rd
Sunday June 24th
  • Pride Parade
    2:00pm

    Yonge Street from Bloor to Dundas Square
    The 38th annual Pride Parade in Downtown Toronto is one of the biggest Pride Toronto attractions, and the Pride@York float will be there! Come join the celebration and see the Pride@York float, designed by Toronto artist Natalie Wood.