Celebrating Trans Activism with RyePRIDE


Tuesday, June 24


SCC115, Student Centre

63 Gould Street

Featuring a panel of speakers including Arianna Inurritegui-Lint via Skype, Monica Forrester and other trans activists of colour for a sharing and discussion of experiences within and around the trans movements happening today.


Arianna Inurritegui-Lint is a transgender woman originally from Peru, where she graduated from law school. She has been working for the Florida Health Department in the field of HIV/AIDS since 2006. As a transgender woman, she has seen firsthand how her own community has been ravished by this life altering disease. Now Arianna split her time in her state job, and as part of the Trans-Latina Coalition, Arianna is currently seeking her Masters in Social Work at UCF.




Monica Forrester is a 2-spirit black queer trans femme. Monica has spent the past 25 years as a part of the trans community and is presently working at Maggies Toronto as their Engagement Coordinator, working toward awareness, inclusion, and accessibility for all sex workers. Monica is also the Grand Marshall for the 2014 Trans March.




Ben Peto is the first staff member of Ryerson to openly transition at Ryerson University. Ben works at the Faculty of Communication, Art & Design and was influential in calling on the university to create accessible & ethical policy and funding for transitioning staff & faculty members.



Requests should be sent to equity@rsuonline.ca no later than Friday, June 20. SCC115 is wheelchair accessible through the Ryerson Student Centre 55 Gould Street. American Sign Language provided upon request.

All events are free and open to the Ryerson and general community.

Contact us at: ryepride@rsuonline.ca or our Twitter: @RyePRIDE

RyePRIDE presents


Celebrating World Pride at Ryerson

June 23 June 29, 2014

Full listing: http://tinyurl.com/m7xy6kq

This years Pride festivities organized by: RyePRIDE, the Ryerson Students Union, the Continuing Education Students Association at Ryerson, the Community Action Centre at the Student Association of George Brown College, and the Ontario College of Art & Design Students Union.

These events would not have been possible without the support from the community. A special thanks to the Ryerson University Office of the President, Ryerson University Office of the Vice-Provost Students, Ryerson University Office of the Provost, Positive Space Ryerson, the Ontario University of Art & Design Office of the President, the Ryerson Faculty of Community Services, the Ryerson Faculty of Science, the Ryerson Faculty of Communication, Art & Design, the Ryerson Faculty of Arts, the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, the Chang School of Continuing Education, the Ryerson Department of Chemical Engineering, the Ryerson Department of Mathematics, the Ryerson Faculty Association Equity Committee, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 596, and the EyeOpener.

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