Celebrate proudly together.
Celebrate Bow Valley College’s LGBTQ2S+ community with educational presentations, a community resource fair, performances (yes, there’s a drag show!), and more.
Bow Valley College is dedicated to creating a welcoming campus for learners from every walk of life, and championing diversity in everything we do. This is your chance to learn more about Calgary’s LGBTQ2S+ community, find support, and see how you can support others.
||Time||Event Title||Location||About the Event|
|Mon., Feb. 11||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||LGBTQ2S+ Resource Fair||Marketplace||Find the resources and organizations dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ2S+ community.|
|Mon., Feb. 11||12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||Creating Braver Spaces: A Toolkit for Bow Valley College||N231||Jason Kingsley, BVC instructor & President of Calgary Pride, presents a toolkit for creating inclusive classrooms and spaces for BVC’s LGBTQ2S+ community.
|Tues., Feb. 12||11:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. (Lunch-Bannock & Stew)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00pm (Presentation)
|Two-Spirit: Connection & Complexities||N231||Renowned Calgary activist, member of Siksika Nation & the Two-Spirit community, Evans Yellow Old Woman speaks of the impacts of colonization on Indigenous people and the complexities and intricacies of identifying as two-spirited.|
|Wed., Feb. 13||12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
||Calgary’s Queer Past||N231||Join Kevin Allen, historian and author, as he shares stories of Calgary’s queer past. Come learn about our city’s colourful history and interact with amazing Pride artifacts.|
|Thurs., Feb. 14||10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
||Drag Show & Reading with Royalty||S2009/10||Celebrate Pride Week at this amazing show featuring Calgary's finest drag performers.|
|Fri., Feb. 15||9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||The Laramie Project||N231||Nose Creek Players presents scenes from The Laramie Project, a deeply complex portrait of a community’s response to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man living in Laramie, Wyoming.|