Honouring and celebrating 2SLGBTQIA+ people: Week 4

photo of UBC pride parada in 2019
UBC Pride event in 2019. Photo credit: Paul Joseph / UBC Brand & Marketing

Edited: June 29, 2022

June is Pride Month in Canada and each week we have been sharing content to honour and celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ people and draw attention to the issues this community continues to face. In this last post, we ask you to:

Get Educated

Get Engaged

  • Join Positive Space Campaign, which is a campus-wide initiative intended to raise awareness and visibility of 2SLGBTQIA+ students, staff, faculty, alumni and allies at UBC.
  • Support the UBC Gears and Queers student club, which is comprised of 2SLGBTQIA+ engineers and allies. They are dedicated to creating an open, accepting space for queer engineering students at UBC. 
  • Support EngiQueers, which is a national organization that celebrates, promotes, and advocates for diversity and inclusivity in engineering.
  • The LOUD Business Creates opportunities for professionals and entrepreneurs within Vancouver’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community to network, learn and grow — both professionally and personally.
  • The Health Initiative for Men is a nonprofit society that aims to strengthen the health and well-being in communities of self-identified GBQ men and gender-diverse people in BC. They offer health-based programming and services to meet the sexual, mental, physical and social health needs of GBQ men and gender diverse people.

Learn More

Explore Pride Month Resources from the UBC Applied Science EDI.I Office. 

Let us celebrate, support and continue the progress that has been achieved through the work of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and supporters. 

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