RyePRIDE presents WE ARE MANY
Celebrate your pride globally! Queer and trans folks exist, celebrate and struggle in different ways around the globe. WorldPride is about centralizing all our voices, histories and identities. Whether it’s through story-telling, artistic expression, workshops, marches, or great socials, join us for a week to remember.
Monday, June 23
FLAG RAISING & STREET FAIR
Flag Raising: 55 Gould Street, 12pm
Street Fair: Gould & Victoria Street, 12pm-4pm
Ryerson’s kickoff Pride Week event! The Pride flag will be raised in front of the Student Centre, featuring speeches from the Ryerson locals. Local queer Toronto artists will be showing their work amongst student-geared booths and activities filling up Gould Street.
Tuesday, June 24
CELEBRATING TRANS ACTIVISM
Thomas Lounge, Oakham House
Featuring a panel of speakers including Arianna Inurritegui-Lint and other trans* activists of colour for a sharing and discussion of experiences within and around the trans* movements happening today.
Wednesday, June 25
COMMUNITY PRIDE BBQ & PUB NIGHT
Dancing Under the Stars: 7:30pm-11pm
Ram in the Rye
Come out for a BBQ night with food served by the Ram in the Rye, Ryerson’s student-owned and student-run campus pub! Featuring a drag performance by Devine Darlin and prizes for the pride-themed trivia questions. When the sun sets, the party will continue with dancing outdoors on the patio under the stars. Please RSVP for the BBQ at: Click to RSVP
Thursday, June 26
STUDENT ACTION PANEL
Thomas Lounge, Oakham House, 12pm
This teach-in panel will feature youth activists sharing their experiences and thoughts on queer organizing and mobilization, hosting discussions with other queer youth interested in learning more about creating safer queer spaces.
PRIDE MOVIE NIGHT
Gould Street Commons, 8pm-11pm
Join us as the sun sets for screenings of several short films made by local Toronto-based queer and trans filmmakers.
Friday, June 27
TRANS MARCH PRE-MEET
Meet at the Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould Street, Meet at Student Centre, 6:30pm
Looking to get to know a few other people before joining in the Trans* Pride March? Come out to Ryerson’s pre-march meet-up to create banners, chat with, and meet a few other interested marchers.
Saturday, June 28
DYKE MARCH PRE-MEET* & TEA PARTY
Meet at the Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould Street, 10am
Looking to get to know a few other people before joining in the Dyke March? Come out to Ryerson’s Dyke Tea Party to have some tea, chat with, and meet a few other interested marchers.
*This event is for self-identified women and trans* people only.
Sunday, June 29
Find our float on Rosedale Valley Rd.*, 12pm
*Call or Text Corey at 416-899-2256 if you get lost
Requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, June 20. All spaces are wheelchair accessible. American Sign Language provided when requested.
All events are free and open to the Ryerson and general community.
Contact us at: our Facebook or our Twitter: @RyePRIDE.
RyePRIDE’s WorldPride Week was brought to you by the following sponsors: Ryerson Students’ Union, Continuing Education Students Association of Ryerson, Ontario College of Art & Design Students’ Union, Community Action Centre of the Student Association at George Brown College, the Ryerson President’s Office, Ryerson Provost’s Offices, Ryerson Faculty of Community Services, The Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson Faculty of Communication and Design, Ryerson Psychology Department, and Positive Space Ryerson
- All ages welcome
- Free to attend event
- Accessible space
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