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Sheridan Celebrates Pride 2020

Date: Jun. 1, 2020 – Jun. 30, 2020

Time: 12 a.m.

Location: Online


Pride may look different this year, but we’re still celebrating!

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist, its impact is being felt across Canada and no community has been left untouched. This includes the 2SLGBTQ+ community. We know that many individuals of the 2SLGBTQ+ bruin community may be experiencing feelings of isolation, loneliness, and a loss of community. Moreover, being openly proud at this time, while away from campus and other safe spaces, may not be possible for some individuals.

This year’s #SheridanPride celebrations will focus on programming and resources developed by departments across the college that will help you understand, acknowledge, and connect with others during these unprecedented times. We will mark the beginning of PRIDE month with physical pride flags being raised at the Davis and Trafalgar campuses, while a virtual flag will be displayed at HMC.

Although we cannot be together in person, we still want to celebrate and support our 2SLGBTQ+ community here at Sheridan and remind you that you are not alone. We hope that you can review the resources listed below and participate in the activities we have planned to learn about the many supports available to you at Sheridan and in the community.

Read messages from OPSEU Local 244 and Local 245 in celebration of Pride 2020.

Virtual Pride Events

June 3 - Pride flag raising on Sheridan campuses

June 10 - Love and PRIDE in the Time of COVID-19 | Noon to 1 p.m.Love

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist across canada, it’s increasingly likely that positive diagnoses are starting to hit closer to home. No community has been left untouched and that’s certainly true of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. We know that many individuals of the 2SLGBTQ+ community at sheridan may be experiencing feelings of isolation, loneliness, fear, disconnect and a loss of community. Moreover, being openly proud at this time, while away from campus, may not be a safe option for some individuals.

To coincide with PRIDE month at sheridan, we invite you to attend this webinar in which both student and employee members of the sheridan building positive space committee will share their personal and professional insight and experiences. You are not alone. We hope that you can join us to learn about the many supports available to you at sheridan and in the community.

Learn more.

Netflix PartyJune 11 - Netflix Party: Queer Eye | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

We’re having another Netflix party!! Just in time for the start of season 5, we’ll be getting together to watch the fab five transform lives.

Makeup TutorialJune 18 - Live Drag Makeup Tutorial | 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us live online for a step by step drag tutorial and then we’ll enjoy a live virtual performance by one of your favorite queens! Reserve your spot online.

Virtual Baking ClassJune 25 - Virtual Baking Class | 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

We’re getting back in the kitchen! And in celebration of pride month, we’re making a delicious layered rainbow cake - and maybe a few cupcakes to go with it! Reserve your spot to join this event.

Sheridan Pride Guide and Other Resources

  • LGBTQ+ Studies Find lists of resources that are available through the Sheridan Library or on the web to help you learn more about gender and sexuality. 
  • Stonewall The Stonewall uprisings marked a turning point for the LGBTQ+ community’s fight for their civil rights. Celebrate 50+ years later! 
  • Trans Pride Canada: Style Guide - A media reference guide with best practices outlined by Sheridan Library & Learning Services.

Resources, Community Supports and Events

  • Rainbow Railroad - A Canadian organization helping members of the LGTBQ+ community escape violence and persecution. Learn more.
  • PFLAG Canada - A Canadian organization that offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Find local resources and events.
  • International PRIDE - Featuring live performances and speeches from activists, Global Pride will stream for 24 hours to celebrate the beautiful diversity of LGBTI+ people everywhere. Tune in.
  • Positive Space Network Halton - Through education, visibility, awareness and events, PSN Halton supports youth, individuals, and families within the community. They will be hosting virtual pride celebrations all month! Follow along.
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