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.
||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
|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
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.