Date: Jun 28, 2022
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: C Building C408

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Join Langara Global for this in-person, fireside-style story sharing and discussion featuring various voices from Langara’s Pride community. This event aims to create a brave space for panelists and participants to share their personal experiences from within the LGBTQIA2S+ community and celebrate the resilience and perseverance of this community in today’s world. Participants will have an opportunity to actively engage, listen, inquire, share, and learn together.

It’s important to understand and recognize the contributions and sacrifices so many in this community have made. We invite you to visit the Pride Month and LGBTQIA2S+ resources page for a collection of events, resources, podcasts, and much more to learn about this resilient and vibrant community. 


Event Details

Pride Month Panel and Discussion
Tuesday, June 28
12:30 pm–2:00 pm
C Building, Room C408

Doors will open at 12:00 pm and the event will begin promptly at 12:30 pm.
Limited space available, registration in advance required.

Event Guests

Join this active dialogue with fellow Langara community members.

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Dr. Mono Brown (they/them/theirs), Instructor, Department of English

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Shahjahan Mir (he/him/his), Student Conduct Assistant, Student Conduct & Academic Integrity, student in Bachelor of Business Administration: Marketing Management program

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Masashi Yoshida (he/him/his), Program Advisor, Langara School of Management (LSM)

 

Event Registration

This event is open to all Langara community members (students, staff, and faculty). Registration required in advance. 


About Pride Season

Pride Season is a term that refers to the wide range of Pride events that take place over the summer (June to September) when LGBTQIA2S+ communities and allies come together to spotlight the resilience, celebrate the talent, and recognize the contributions of LGBTQIA2S+ communities. Although special attention is put on the Pride events during the summer months, they happen throughout the year in many communities.

Historically, Pride gatherings emerged from the first large-scale protests for LGBTQIA2S+ rights. In Canada, the first demonstrations took place in Ottawa and Vancouver in 1971. By 1973, Pride events were held in several Canadian cities, including Montréal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. Toronto's Pride weekend in June is now among the largest Pride events in North America.