Aug. 30, 2021

Kick off your 2021 Calgary Pride Week with UCalgary

Plan your pride celebration with these webinars, speaker series, and parade celebrations
Students with trans flag and pride flag walking together at the 2017 Calgary Pride Parade withUOFCPRIDEPARADE

In partnership with Calgary Pride, UCalgary is celebrating Calgary Pride Week this year with a wide range of events, including webinars, speaker series, and parade celebrations. Plan your Pride Week with the exciting events taking place this year.

Register now for Pride Week events

#ProudPartners: Panel Series
Calgary Pride (virtual)
Date: Monday, Aug. 30 | Wednesday, Sept. 1 | Thursday, Sept. 2 | Friday, Sept. 3
Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Small, tall, or in-between… We know that shifting the dial on equity, diversity, and inclusion can look very different in large vs. small businesses; however, we also know that many similar challenges are faced on the journey. #OurPride small businesses join Calgary Pride’s corporate Partners in a thoughtful discussion on successes, challenges, learnings, and plans for growth in making lasting change within their organizations. Register here.

Sport is for Everyone! Webinar: LGBTQI2S+ Inclusion in Sport and Physical Activity
Faculty of Kinesiology (virtual)
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Did you know the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo included more publicly out LGBTQI2S+ athletes than any Olympic Games? While this is a great reflection of progress that has been made, research and lived experience tells us there is still work to do at both the elite level of sport and at the recreation and development levels. Register here.

The B!G ART Drive-In Parade
Calgary Pride (virtual/ in person)
Date: Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021
Time: 4 p.m.
B!G Art Pride Parade Day features local performers, exciting headliners and a virtual parade. All ages are welcome. Learn more.

Tech Solutions: How a Start-up is Changing the Game in HIV Prevention
Innovate Calgary and UCeed
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021
Time: 12 p.m.
UCeed company, Freddie, will discuss how their online service offering HIV PrEP, has been working to erase healthcare barriers for LGBTQ2S+ communities through virtual healthcare solutions. Freddie represents an effort to innovate and work towards more equitable sexual health services in Canada. Join us to learn more about their services, care model, and visions for LGBTQ2S+ allyship and advocacy. Register here.

UCalgary strives to create and maintain a positive, productive learning and working environment where there’s respect for the dignity of all persons and fair and equitable treatment of individuals in our diverse community.

To learn more about how UCalgary is connecting with the community and other community events, click here.