Celebrate proudly together.

Bow Valley College is hosting Pride Week in February 2020. Pride Week is a collective celebration of LGBTQ2S+ individuals and communities at Bow Valley College. The planning and implementation of Pride Week is a collaborative effort by Learner Success Services, SABVC, students, and employees from diverse Schools.

 

Date
Time Event Title Location  About the Event
Mon., Feb. 10 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. LGBTQ2S+ Resource Fair The Market

Meet the community resources and organizations dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ2S+ community. 

Mon., Feb. 10 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Allyship N231

Jason Kingsley explores what it means to be an ally, and the difference between being an ally and an accomplice or co-conspirator. Practical skills will be discussed on the optimal way to foster healthy spaces on campus, empowering individuals to advocate for themselves and others.

 

Tues., Feb. 11 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Intersecting Identities: A panel discussion N231

A panel discussion on intersectionality within the LGBTQ2S+ community. Come listen to the experiences of those individuals in the LGBTQ2S+ community whose stories may not always be heard.

 

Tue., Feb. 11 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Coming out: A cultural context  N231

Centre for NewComers presents concepts about coming out, outing, plus safety issues, and how they interact with cultural and other contexts
for newcomers to Canada. 

 

Wed., Feb. 12 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Drag Show ATB Hall

Celebrate Pride Week at this amazing show featuring Calgary's finest drag performers.

Wed., Feb. 12 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Trans & Non-Binary 101 N231

Presented by Calgary Queer Arts Society, this workshop will explore the language, lived experience, and context of Trans and Non-Binary people and their families. 

 

 Thur., Feb. 13  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Coming Out Monologues  N231

 The Coming Out Monologues are a collection of stories authored and performed by LGBTQ2S+ students, staff and community members. This is an amazing opportunity to hear a fierce , moving, emotional, funny, inspiring and uplifting coming out stories.

 

Fri., Feb. 14   09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Mike Morrison 

How to use your friends and followers to create social change
 N231

 Mike Morrison is an LGTBQ2S+ activist and the author of Mike's Bloggity Blog. He will share relevant and easy examples of how you can use your social media to create change about the issues you care about, including  bringing awareness to LGBTQ2S + issues on a small scale on national level.

 

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