Diversity and inclusion at USask
The University of Saskatchewan stands for inclusion and diversity, and acknowledges the injustices faced by many in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
As our University Plan 2025 states, our ambition is to be the university the world needs, and the world needs safe and welcoming spaces for everyone. We will lead by example.Pride Playlist on Spotify
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USask sponsored events
EDI Discussion Series: LGBTQ2S+ Employees in the Public Sector
June 1, 2022
Time: Noon - 1:30 pm
Location: Delivered by Zoom
Working in the public sector can provide many opportunities and advantages for employees—job security, career advancement, and the opportunity to serve the public and make change in your community. What strategies, policies, or leadership is needed to make the public service a good sector to work in for members of the LGBTQ2S+ community?
Spark Your Pride
Spark Your Pride is a trailblazing partnership between Queer Seniors of Saskatchewan and the Western Development Museum creating a daylong event celebrating the lives of 2SLGBTQ+ people in Saskatchewan in a safe space for all queer communities, their families, and allies. USask is a workshop sponsor of this event.
Drag Queen Story Time for Adults
This free story time hosted by the University Library will feature local Drag Queen Chelazon Leroux reading stories from the Neil Richards Sexual and Gender Diversity Collection with the kind of flair that only Chelazon can do! The content of the stories will be aimed at adults and will feature adult situations, but all are welcome.
Queer Theory, Gender Diversity, and Sexualities Studies: Panel Discussion
Time: 2-3 pm
On USask Instagram Live
With guests Dr. Alessio Ponzio (PhD), assistant professor of Modern European History and History of Gender and Sexuality in the College of Arts and SCience; and Rachel Loewen Walker, Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights, in the College of Law.
Saskatoon Pride Parade
June 18, 2022
Time: Starts at 1 pm (to walk with USask, meet by 12:30 pm)
Location: Downtown Saskatoon, view the parade route (to walk with USask, meet at Spadina Cres. and 24 St. East)
The Saskatoon Pride Parade is back in person this year. All members of the USask community are invited to walk with USask in the parade or support from the sidelines along the parade route (make sure to look for the USSU and USask entries).
University archives and special collections
The University Archives and Special Collections at USask has a large collection of materials relating to sexual and gender diversity. These materials can be viewed in the University Archives and Special Collections on the third floor of the Murray Library by appointment.
A curated list of resources covering a range of topics, challenges and experiences.
Saskatoon Sexual Health
Watch more videos to get a preview of what's in the University Library's collection of materials relating to sexual and gender diversity and perspectives on how it can be used.