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The SGDO & Lead with Pride Present: Reflecting on Queer-Trans Indigenous People (QTIP) Experiences and Decolonization with Teddy Syrette

Monday, September 21, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office and Lead with Pride are proud to present this interactive workshop combining group sharing and storytelling to talk about colonial impacts on 2Spirit and queer-trans Indigenous people. Participants will reflect on their levels of understanding on what they know and what they don’t know about LGBT, Indigenous (First Nation focused) and 2Spirit/Indigi-queer and queer-trans Indigenous people’s experiences, people and histories. This workshop will be facilitated by Teddy Syrette! Registration required.

About Teddy: Ozhawa Anung Kwe miinwa Teddy Syrette N’dishnakaz. Yellow Star/Yellow Star Woman. I live in Sault Ste. Marie, but my home is Rankin Reserve of Batchewana First Nation of the Anishbek people. Teddy is a storyteller and advocate for 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trans Queer) people. Teddy has a background in Indigenous and community theatre. They have a diploma from Sault College in Social Service Worker – Indigenous Specialization and studied for one year at Debajehmujig Theatre Group.

Teddy has misplaced his following awards: Mark Bonham Award 2017, Sault Ste. Marie Peace Medal 2018, LGBT Person of the Year Award – Planned Parenthood 2018, Community Driven Award for Leadership 2009, Grade 8 Geography and History Award 2001.

Register for this free virtual event by Monday, September 21, 10:00 am.

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If you have any accessibility needs that you require accommodations for to attend this event, please get in touch with us at sgdo@utoronto.ca.


Monday, September 21, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Sexual & Gender Diversity Office
Lead with Pride


Virtual Event. Please register for more details.