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Thursday, June 23, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 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 four years and this is the second year that U of T will be involved. We are thrilled to announce that this year we will also be joined by OCAD University and York University! Let’s celebrate our PRIDE, build awareness and create safer, more LGBTQ-affirming spaces on all our campuses.
On June 23, tweet your photos using the #DisplayYourPride and #UofT hashtags, as well as your campus’ hashtag (#UTSC, #UTM and #StG). Follow #DisplayYourPride online. Don’t have a Twitter account? Don’t worry – just send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 23rd from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on the 7th floor of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work building (246 Bloor Street West). There will be refreshments and button-making. Join us for a group photo at 12:30 pm! #StG
Mississauga Campus: Keep an eye out for our Campus Police Officers touring around campus giving away free frozen treats from 11 am until supplies last! #UTM
Scarborough Campus: The UTSC Positive Space Committee will be handing out Positive Treats for Positive Space on June 23rd. The Committee will be making their way around campus with an ice cream cart letting everyone know about the Committee and asking about what Positive Space means to you! If you participate in #DisplayYourPride, please be sure to sign up to the following EventBrite link and include your location so that the Committee can be sure to stop by, drop off some ice cream and take some photos! #UTSC