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2SLGBTQ+ News Archive

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Community Stories

Pride crosswalk makes colourful appearance on Fort Garry campus

May 30, 2023 — 
Check out the new addition between UMSU University Centre and the Administration Building.

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Inclusive books save lives. Don’t ban them.

May 24, 2023 — 
When it comes to schooling, it is very important to be inclusive of all students and not exclude a few others just because certain parents have disagreements.

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Pride POV: Celebrate the inherent value of all people

May 23, 2023 — 
June is Pride Month, a time when we celebrate and honour the diversity of the 2SLGBTQ* community. As we reflect on the progress made towards queer liberation, it is important to recognize that we must also address the ways in which other privileges shape our perceptions of individuals and communities.


Faculty of Education

M.Ed student awarded the 2023 Thesis Recognition Award

May 3, 2023 — 
Grad student awarded 2023 Thesis Recognition Award from Canadian Association for Teacher Education.

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Get ready to show your Pride!

May 2, 2023 — 
If you are planning a Pride event on campus, tell us where and when you’ll be waving your Pride flag and we will add it to our promotion of UM Pride events.

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Making Space for Two-Spirit Students, Staff and Faculty

March 9, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit talking and sharing circles are held every second Tuesday to help build community on campus for 2S/LGBTQQPIA+ students, staff and faculty.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Embracing ‘the beauty of diversity’ on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023 — 
Today is International Women’s Day – a worldwide day dedicated to highlighting women’s progress and taking action to drive gender equity.

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Winter Term break is here!

February 16, 2023 — 
Winter Term break is a great time to catch up on your studies while practicing self-care and getting what your mind and body need. Here are some activity ideas to help you rest, recharge and have some fun!

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Asper School of Business

Asper alum advances Western Canada’s largest winter festival

February 12, 2023 — 
“Is the impact worth the investment?” Darrel Nadeau [BComm(Hons)07/MBA13], Executive Director of Festival du Voyageur and I. H. Asper School of Business MBA alum, discusses the metrics for success in non-profit work and the challenges of this sector. During his time in the Asper Master of Business Administration program, Nadeau recalls a guest speaker identifying the benefits of working in the non-profit sector. “She said the best thing I could have done for my career is start it in the non-profit sector. You’ll never work harder and smarter than in the non-profit sector.”

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Faculty of Law

Conference shines spotlight on 2SLGBTQ+ legal perspectives

February 3, 2023 — 
The OUTLaws student group at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is collaborating with the Manitoba Bar Association’s SOGIC (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference) section to host a conference regarding the unique legal issues that face 2SLGBTQ+ people living in Manitoba.

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