2SLGBTQ+ News Archive
December 7, 2023 —
On November 20th, for Two-Spirit and Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Inner City Student Council in collaboration with the Inner City Social Work faculty and staff partnered with the Clan Mother’s Healing Village to come together and honour the lives lost due to anti-transgender violence. Elder Mae Louise Campbell, Jamie Goulet, and Debra Diubaldo from the Clan Mother’s Healing Village led ceremony while staff, students, and community members from Mount Carmel Clinic shared stories of remembrance, violence, and the need for change. “We have a responsibility in social work to advocate for policies and practices, both within the university and beyond, that allow Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Diverse folks to thrive,” says Dr. Christine Mayor (she/her), assistant professor, Faculty of Social Work.
November 30, 2023 —
What kind of impact could HIV doulas have on the health and well-being of someone newly diagnosed with HIV? UM's Village Lab and community partner Ka Ni Kanichihk aim to find out.
November 1, 2023 —
On Friday, October 20, the Faculty of Education in partnership with the Manitoba Teachers Society and Red River College Polytechnic, hosted Strengthening the Status Queer: A leadership Symposium for and by Queer People.
September 15, 2023 —
Third-year law student Lou Lamari can respond to the question, “So, what did you do this summer?” with an extraordinary answer. Rather than working at a firm and being serious in a suit, Lamari ran an environmentally friendly, vintage clothing small business, volunteered as a camp counsellor at Camp Aurora for queer and trans youth, and made it to the semi-finals of Rumor’s Comedy Club’s “Funniest Person with a Day Job” contest.
July 24, 2023 —
On June 4th the Faculty of Education joined Pride 2023 in celebration of 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
June 5, 2023 —
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2023 undergraduate academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2023 convocation ceremony.
June 2, 2023 —
Two-Spirit Elder Charlotte Nolin is an elder in residence at Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing at the University of Manitoba. She is an Indigenous person of Métis ancestry – Oji-Cree and French – a survivor of the “Sixties Scoop” and a member of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community. Through her role with the University, Elder Nolin looks to her own journey to help others.
May 30, 2023 —
Register to participate with UM's Pride entry float and help us uphold our 2022 Parade Entry title for “Best Turnout”!
May 30, 2023 —
Check out the new addition between UMSU University Centre and the Administration Building.