LGBTQ International Students: Film Screening & Discussion
November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the LGBTQ International Students’ group screening of the film When They Knit Seriously (Close-Knit), followed by a discussion on culture, family and sexual and gender diversity.
When They Knit Seriously (Close-Knit) is a Japanese film by Naoko Ogigami about the life of Tomo, who goes to live with her uncle Makio after her mother leaves home. Makio introduces Tomo to his partner, Rinko, who is a transgender woman. As the three learn to live together as a family, Rinko teaches Tomo and Makio how to knit, which as she says, is how she learns to deal with the challenges the world brings.
Snacks will be provided.
LGBTQ International Students events are organized by the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) in collaboration with the Centre for International Experience (CIE) at the University of Toronto. This group exists to help build a network of students, identify needs, and foster a community on campus. Through the LGBTQ International Student group you will connect with others through fun and exciting activities!
LGBTQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning and all sexual and gender diversities. The term International Students is also used broadly and includes anyone who may identify themselves as international students or students with international experiences, regardless of citizenship/immigration status.
To find out more about the LGBTQ International Students group visit: http://sgdo.utoronto.ca/programs/lgbtq-international-students/