Host: OUT@UTM and UTMSU
Come on out to Ally Night 2012, hosted with UTMSU, an evening social event with fun activities and dialogues geared towards the importance of being an Ally, what that means, and the Queer spectrum and where being an Ally fits in.
Ally Night @ UTSC
5 - 7 PM | Student Centre | UTSC
Activities and events for LGBTQ students and Allies.
6:30 - 8:30 PM | 214 College St, Rm 313 | St G
Host: Family Care Office
Join facilitators of Toronto queer and trans family planning courses to begin a conversation about some of the practical, emotional, social and legal issues involved with becoming an LGBTQ parent. http://www.familycare.utoronto.ca/events/
LGBTQ Grads Meet & Greet
6 - 10 PM | GSU Pub | St G
Host: SGDO and GSU Queer Caucus
Join new and returning LGBTQ grad students from across all departments for a social meet and greet at to kick off the year!
-- FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 --
Sexy Bake Sale
10 AM - 3 PM | Student Centre | UTM
Tour of Hart House
2 -3 PM | Hart House | St G
Host: Hart House
Wondering what's inside the most beautiful building on campus? Come check out Hart House! Inspiring architecture, creative classes, chill spaces, games, fitness, clubs and more. Meet at the HUB.
For more information: visit Hart House online.
Queer People of Colour Discussion
3 - 5 PM | Centre for International Experience, Cumberland Room | St G
Host: Sexual & Gender Diversity Office
A discussion circle and social for students to talk about how sexuality and race affects our lives and communities. New and returning students across all three campuses are invited to meet other people and chat with us!
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3- 6 PM | Student Centre - Room 250 | UTM
Host: UTM Sexual Education Centre
The same old game, with a sexy twist! Come on in, grab a card, and see if you can win a prize that’s sure to make you smile! Admission is free, and games start every 30 minutes!
Village Tour and Night on Church Street
3PM - ?? | Meet at SC:OUT BV 334 | UTSC
Host: SC:OUT, LGBTOUT and Sexual & Gender Diversity Office
5 - 9 PM | Meet at 21 Sussex | St G
Host: LGBTOUT and Sexual & Gender Diversity Office
Join LGBTOUT and the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office for a tour of the sites and resources that are significant to the LGBTQ history of U of T and Toronto more broadly. Participants will end the tour with an optional dinner in the Church-Wellesley Village (Snacks provided, dinner not covered).
7 - 10 PM | O'Grady's Irish Pub | UTM
Planning on hitting up the clubs? Or just feel like a few drinks and good food to cap off the night? Then, come with us after Sexy Bingo downtown on the shuttle to the Village and keep the sexy going!
-- SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22 --
OUT@UTM Meet & Greet BBQ ***Tri-Campus Event ***
12 - 4 PM | Student Centre - Veranda/Patio | UTM
WiNC Presents: Rainbow Under the Stars
8 - 11 PM | Location TBA | St G
Host: WiNC (Woodsworth Inclusive)
Woodsworth Inclusive (WINC) invites you to celebrate Queer Orientation with us! We will be screening the film "You Should Meet My Son" in the Woodsworth College Courtyard. Come out with a sweater and a blanket to sit on and we will provide the movie and free popcorn.
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-- SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23 --
AIDS Walk For Life & Meet Up ***Tri Campus Event ***
12 - 4 PM | Meet at UTSU Lawn | St G
Host: LGBTOUT & UTSU
Join LGBTOUT and the UTSU as we represent queer and trans students at U of T in the Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life. All students are welcome to join us to walk, raise money for AIDS Committee of Toronto and/or donate.
Open House @ SC:OUT
9 AM - 5 PM | SC:OUT: BV 334 | UTSC
The Grand Opening (Office Unveiling)
12 - 6 PM | OUT@UTM Office | UTM
Come on down and find out what the OUT office is all about! OUT will be opening the doors to give you a taste of the upcoming regular office hours. There will be light refreshments, fun activities, and even a film screening!
1 - 3 PM | Hart House, Debates Room | St G
Host: Sexual & Gender Diversity Office and Status of Women Office
Join in on this special opportunity to meet with new and returning students, as well as women who are student leaders, staff and faculty across all three U of T campuses. Lunch provided.
LGBTQase Meet & Greet
4 - 7 PM | Locationa TBA | St G
LGBTQase is holding a Meet & Greet event as part of Queer Orientation! It'll be a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with fellow science and engineering students and our allies. Be sure to check our blog and Facebook group for more details!
6 - 9 PM | William Doo Auditorium | St G
Host: Trans Film Screening Series, Centre for Women and Trans People
The Trans Film Screening Series shows free films each month around a trans-theme. As part of Queer Orientation, you can see "Against a Trans Narrative."
LGBTOUT Meet 'n Greet ***Tri-Campus Event***
7 - 11 PM | Arbor Room, Hart House | St G
Come meet representatives from LGBTOUT and other LGBTQ organizations at U of T and within Toronto as we enjoy some drinks and light refreshments.
12 - 1 PM | Victoria College Quad | St G
1 - 3 PM | North Field + Beach Volleyball Court | UTM
Get OUT and get active with OUT@UTM! Join in on some volleyball, soccer, frisbee, you name it with our beautiful campus as the backdrop.
Positive Space Open House
2 - 4 PM | AA 160 | UTSC
Host: UTSC Positive Space Committee
Rainbow Trinity BBQ(ueer)
This event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, 12:00 - 2:00 pm in the Trinity Junior College Room.
5 - 8 PM | Student Centre - Room 250 + 280 | UTM
Host: OUT@UTM and Erindale Gaming Organization
Unleash the gaymer in you! Come and celebrate all things playful with board games, vintage video games and a generally awesome good time!
A Hike in the Valley
5 - 8 PM | Meet at SC:OUT BV 334 | UTSC
Come Join SC:OUT of a relaxing hike where we will be giving a mini tour of UTSC's nature oasis! Meet at the SC:OUT Office (BV334) and head to the picnic tables at the Market Place for some food then head out for a mini adventure.
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-- WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 --
Trans Drop-In Social
3 - 5 PM | CWTP: 563 Spadina Avenue Rm 100 | St G
Host: Centre for Women and Trans People
Note: Unfortunately, this event had to be cancelled. Contact the CWTP for ongoing programming.
Queer On Campus Active Dialogue
5 - 7 PM | Student Centre - Room 250 | UTM
Get the dialogue started! An open discussion about being queer on campus, what to expect, and how to deal not only with your identity but also academics; no subject is taboo. Dinner will be provided.
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Free Hip Hop and Salsa Dance Classes
6:30 - 8:30 PM | Multifaith Centre | St G
Host: LGBT Dance Club
Join U of T's LGBT Dance Club for two free dance lessons: 6:30 Hip Hop; 7:30 Salsa.
Night Crawl @ UTM ***Tri-Campus Event***
7 - 10 PM | Meet outside Student Centre, near Copy Centre | UTM
Join OUT@UTM for an after dark adventure through the campus and its many wooded trails to Erindale Park, where we will be roasting marshmallows, making smores, and enjoying the nocturnal atmosphere.
-- THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 27 --
Building: Queer Places of Worship
12 - 2 PM | Mulit-Faith Centre | St G
Host: Qu(e)erying Religion
How can faith communities “queer” places of worship? Featuring a panel of speakers from Muslim, Christian and Jewish faith traditions navigating queeries within their own lives and communities.
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Move U: Athletic and Recreation Tour
2 - 3:30 PM | Meet at Athletics Centre | St G
Host: Move U, Athletics & Recreation
Meet the MoveU Crew in bright pink shirts in the Athletic Centre Lobby just in front of Starbucks at 1:55.
Queerly Canadian Book Launch
3 - 7 PM | University College, Room 140 | St G
Host: Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
You're invited to attend the book launch of Maureen FitzGerald and Scott Rayter's Queerly Canadian: An Introductory Reader in Sexuality Studies. The event begins at 3:00 with a roundtable discussion with several of the book's contributors, to be followed by a reception and the SDS Welcome Back Party from 4:30–7:00.
Queer Orientation Closing Party: "Expression Performance Night" ***Tri-Campus Event***
7 - 11 PM | Rex's Den | UTSC
To mark the end of U of T's Queer Orientation SC:OUT is presenting the biggest performance night ever! This year we are celebrating SC:OUT’s 10th Birthday! Come out for a night of celebration, light refreshments, talent, and good company.
Queer Orientation Logo and Image Design: Lucas Anastacio
Queer Orientation Week has been organized by a fabulous committee of students and members of the following organizations: LGBTOUT, Out@UTM, SC:OUT, UTSU, SCSU, UTMSU, Qu(e)erying Religion, Centre for Women and Trans People, Rainbow Trinity, GSU Queer Caucus, Vic Pride!, WINC, LGBTQase, EGO, SEC, Positive Space Committee, Sexual Diversity Studies, Family Care, Hart House, Athletics and Recreation, Sexual and Gender Diversity Office