The Ubyssey’s 2022 Pride guide

Happy Pride month! The Ubyssey has compiled an inventory of assets at UBC and inside Metro Vancouver for Queer individuals to have fun being Queer and allies to point out their help.

UBC programs

CSIS 300A: Introduction to Critical Studies in Sexuality

This course, developed by the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, gives college students with an entry-way into studying about sexuality on the college stage.

GRSJ 316: Queer and Trans of Colour Theorizing

This course focuses on the impression of Queer and Trans individuals of color theorizing and its ties to gender and sexual politics, feminism and Indigenous and diaspora research. 

FINS 456: Indigenous Two-Spirit and Queer Studies

This course explores scholarship, artwork and literature associated to Queer and Two Spirit Indigenous individuals in tutorial and day-to-day contexts.

Campus neighborhood

Pride Collective

This student-led AMS useful resource group organizes occasions, gives assets and fosters inclusive areas for the 2SLGBTQIA+ neighborhood on campus. It additionally runs weekly dialogue teams open to college students. You can discover the Pride Collective on the useful resource lounge in NEST 2103.

UBC Drag 

UBC Drag is a student-run group that brings Queer nightlife UBC college students. It usually hosts drag exhibits bi-weekly at Koerner’s Pub. It additionally gives ‘pay-what-you-can’ tickets to college students, no questions requested. Its subsequent present is on July 13.

UBC Equity and Inclusion Office (EIO)

According to its web site, the EIO’s mission is “to advance fairness and human rights at UBC by selling range, eliminating discrimination, and interesting the neighborhood in dialogue and motion.”

CiTR Gender Empowerment Collective

Intersections, a present by CiTR’s Gender Empowerment Collective, talks gender, race and social justice each two weeks.

Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Pride Society (VPS)

VPS is a group that strengthens and builds connections throughout the metropolis’s 2SLGBTQIA+ neighborhood by way of large-scale occasions just like the Pride Parade (which is on July 31). It strives to construct neighborhood by way of advocacy and fundraising.


QMUNITY is a non-profit group that gives help, connection and management with the purpose of bettering the wellbeing of Queer, Trans and Two Spirit communities throughout the Lower Mainland.

2Spirits of BC

Founded by Four Feathers Society, 2Spirits of BC hosts occasions for Two Spirit individuals throughout BC. 

Big Bro’s Barbershop

Founded in 2015, Big Bro’s Barbershop is a Trans owned-and-operated enterprise that opened after elevating $9,000 by way of crowdfunding. Here, individuals should purchase gender-affirming merchandise and obtain haircuts in a secure area. 

Van Vogue Jam (VVJ)

VVJ is a Vancouver-based and Queer-founded non-profit working to broaden the ballroom scene. They host accessible Vogue jams weekly to construct a secure dance tradition for 2SLGBTQIA+ BIPOC communities.

Polina Petlitsyna is an occasion organizer and a People Lovers Weekly dialogue group co-facilitator for the Pride Collective. 

This checklist is just not exhaustive. Have a useful resource you’d wish to see included? Email [email protected].

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