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#DisplayYourPride 2018

June 20, 2018

On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 all three campuses of U of T will be celebrating Pride Month with the annual #DisplayYourPride event! Staff, students, alumni and faculty are all invited to join in on the fun. Show off your creative flair and fabulous colours by decorating your office or student space in support of Pride! There are no limitations  – show us what YOUR pride looks like. Ways to get involved can be anything from decorating your door, to dressing up, to creating a piece of artwork, to putting up colourful balloons or painting your face – anything goes!

Ryerson University has been organizing this event annually for the past 5 years and this is the 3rd year that U of T will be involved. We are thrilled to be participating in this event alongside Ryerson U, OCAD U, York U, and Humber College! Let’s celebrate our PRIDE, build awareness and create safer, more LGBTQ-affirming spaces on all our campuses.

On June 20, post your photos using the #DisplayYourPride and #UofT hashtags, as well as your campus’ hashtag (#UTSC, #UTM and #StG). Follow #DisplayYourPride of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! Don’t have a Twitter/ Instagram/ or Facebook account? Don’t worry – just send your photo to sgdo@utoronto.ca with your details and we’ll tweet it for you!

Campus-Specific #DisplayYourPride Details…

St. George Campus: The St. George Positive Space Committee is hosting an event on June 20th from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at Willcocks Street and St. George Street at the outdoor tables. There will be refreshments and a group photo at 12:00 pm! #StG

Mississauga Campus: The events at UTM include…

  • 10 am to 12 pm, Vice-Principal Academic and Dean will hand out Pride coloured fruit skewers and jello shots (non-alcoholic) which will take place at the Office of the Dean (DV 3200);
  • 11 am until supplies last, Positive Treats for Positive Space at UTM. UTM Campus Police will be touring around campus giving away free frozen treats;
  • 3 to 5 pm, BBQ outside the Student Centre sponsored by UTMSU, Office of Student Affairs, and Equity & Diversity Office;
  • 3 to 5 pm, UTMSU will host a T-shirt painting party at the Student Centre. U of T Pride T-Shirts will be available for any staff, student, faculty or alumni interested in marching with U of T at the Trans March, Dyke March and/ or Pride Parade. Limited quantity. Email sgdo@utoronto.ca for more information.

Scarborough Campus: At UTSC, the Positive Space Committee will be travelling to departments across campus from 1 to 4 p.m. with free treats to spread awareness of the day, and the committee! Any student groups, campus departments and programs are welcome to register in advance to ensure Positive Space stops by their location! Register online today! (When registering you can enter your department in the name or comments section of the form) #UTSC

Check out #DisplayYourPride photos from last year: Twitter/ Instagram/ Facebook!



June 20, 2018