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Fenton Litwiller, wearing a jean jacket, smiles in the woods

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Fenton Litwiller’s research program builds recreation curriculum for queer youth

June 2, 2022 — 
Fenton Litwiller’s is presently developing a youth recreation curriculum that explores gender through drag and everyday makeup, revealing the importance of gender affirming youth programming in the field of community development and recreation.

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Pride Parade 2021

Let’s come together for Pride 2022, a message from President Michael Benarroch

May 30, 2022 — 
Progress Pride Flag to permanently fly on the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses; join us at the Pride Parade

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pride flag

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

EDI office hosts positive change in health care panel during Pride 2022 events

May 27, 2022 — 
The Office of Equity Diversity and Inclusion at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is hosting a community of practice event to discuss advocacy and positive solutions for 2SLGBTQIA+ people who have been marginalized and discriminated against when seeking health-care services. 

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L-R: UM President Dr. Michael Bennaroch, The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, and Dr. Rusty Souleymanov at Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work

Improving access to health care and social services for marginalized people in Canada

May 26, 2022 — 
Dr. Rusty Souleymanov, assistant professor, has been nationally recognized for his current efforts to make health care, community-based services, and social programs accessible to some of Canada's most disenfranchised and marginalized communities. Over the past two years, Dr. Souleymanov was awarded more than $1.2 million through multiple grants from the Federal Government of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to lead his program of study. His research seeks to inform culturally sensitive models of health care and community-based services.

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U of M volunteers on Pride Parade route, in 2019.

Pride 2022, celebrations include the return of the Pride Parade and other exciting events

May 18, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba’s celebrations for Pride 2022 are back and include the Pride Community of Practice EDI Event on May 30, the flag-raising ceremony on June 1 and the Pride Winnipeg Festival and Parade on June 5

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Three book covers of Donn Short

Faculty of Law

Making the Case for 2SLGBTQ+ student rights in schools

May 2, 2022 — 
As the academic year ends, Professor Donn Short, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, spoke with Robson Hall regarding the publication of the third book in a series of volumes that concludes 15 years of his research.

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transgender flag drawn with chalk

Help build a trans-inclusive world

March 31, 2022 — 
The International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is a day dedicated to celebrating the transgender and gender non-conforming community while raising awareness about the discrimination faced by transgender people around the world

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TransID pin that says TheyShe

Faculty of Law

Law students raise funds and awareness for Trans ID clinic

March 30, 2022 — 
The Trans ID Clinic, operated through Rainbow Resource Centre and Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), provides free legal support to trans and non-binary people who seek to legally change their names and/or gender marker on their provincial or federal IDs

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Rainbow overheard of designed garden monument.

Faculty of Architecture

Team Wreford’s design was chosen for LGBTQ2+ National Monument in Ottawa

March 29, 2022 — 
Monument captures both the sombre past and hope for a better future.

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Robson Hall 100 level hallway showing student lockers

Faculty of Law

Robson Hall student spaces to receive major upgrades

March 23, 2022 — 
The Manitoba Law Students Association and the Faculty of Law are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to use Law Student Endowment Funds to enhance student-facing spaces in Robson Hall.

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