June marks the start of Pride Season in Canada. Pride Season is a term that refers to the wide range of Pride events that take place over the summer (June to September) when 2SLGBTQI+ communities and allies come together to spotlight the resilience, celebrate the talent, and recognize the contributions of 2SLGBTQI+ communities. 

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A Month of Queer Thriving

This resources has been designed to take some of the guesswork out of finding innovative ways of engaging students while employing queer and trans pedagogical practices. 

A Month of Queer Thriving Resource

Podcast: Queer Joy in the Classroom with Tristan Lewis

Tristan Lewis talks about  A Month of Queer Thriving: 20 ways to queer your classroomEnjoy this conversation full of helpful ideas about ways to queer your classroom. 

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Gender Diversity Teaching Resources

Gender diversity resources for teachers.

Gender Diversity Resources

Join us at the Kingston Pride Parade

Queen's Yellow House and the Faculty of Education's GSA will be walking in the parade on June 15. Parade departs at noon from the Memorial Centre and ends at the Confederation Basin. 

The GSA will be meeting beginning at 10:30 at the Memorial Center, and arrival continues until 11:30. The Gender and Sexualities Alliance invites all members of the Queen's community to join and highlight the importance of Education being safe and inclusive spaces where all students and staff find support and community. We will have some extra signs, and encourage participants to bring water, sunscreen, comfortable shoes, and your favourite "Pride Tunes" for our playlist.

Kingston Pride Parade

Lee Airton's 2nd Edition of Gender: Your Guide

Is available on June 4, 2024. The latest edition has been updated to include current conversations. 

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Podcast: Pride Month: How to be an ally in the classroom and beyond

MEd students Beck Watt and Alex O'Leary joined us to talk about being a 2SLGBTQ+ ally in the classroom, how to address difficult topics in the news, and bringing representation into the classroom every day.

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