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Q21: A Conversation Café – LGBTQIA: Community, Coalition & Identity

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  • In your experience, how can identity labels such as (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and others) be useful and/or limiting?
  • What does it mean to share community across individuals with different identities and lived experiences?
  • Do you think an “LGBTQ+ community” exists? What would it mean to “belong” to the “LGBTQ+ community”?

Join us for a Q21 conversation cafe where we talk about labels and identity, and how we come together to form community. We will explore the way that the LGBTQ+ acronym is socially and historically situated, and what it means to share community across all our intersectional identities.

This discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Tori Smith, a lecturer at the Mark Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity studies at U of T.

Q21: A Conversation Café is your weekly opportunity to converse and connect with students and guest facilitators about the topics related to LGBTQ+ community. Q21 will take place every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Each week will have a theme and a new guest facilitator.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Sexual & Gender Diversity Office


21 Sussex Avenue, Room 421
21 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J6 Canada
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