UBC Pride Presents: Outweek 2014

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UBC Pride Week has officially started!

Known as ‘OUTWEEK’ UBC Pride has once again planned a week full of laughing, (un)learning and love! This year, OUTWEEK is focusing on the tensions and power at play within attempts at forming communities like Pride UBC and spaces of solidarity that reflect the realities of queer lives, power and identities. Queer U started things off on Saturday, and the week will end with a dinner and party on Friday!

We’re particularly excited for the dinner and dance on Friday, which will follow a completely FREE performance by Rae Spoon! As a talented musician, writer and face for the transgender community, Rae Spoon has produced an impressive 10 solo and collaborative albums over the past 10 years. The UBC Department of Critical Studies In Sexuality (CSIS) and the Jane Rule Endowment Fund have very generously funded Rae Spoon’s performance, and UBC Pride extends a HUGE thank you to them!

Accessibility: If you plan to attend an event, please take a look at the event-goers section of this accessible events checklist. All OUTWEEK events are free and include snacks. UBC Pride wants everyone to participate in OUTWEEK as much as possible; if there is anything they can do to facilitate your participation, or if you have any questions or feedback, please contact prideubc [@] gmail.com.

FULL SCHEDULE:

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11

12:00-2:30PM | Arts & Crafts & Chats | SUB 207
2:30-4:30PM | Creating a Culture of Solidarity | SUB TBA
7:30-8:30PM | “She’s A Boy I Knew” Documentary Screening | IKB 461
8:30-10:00PM | Non-Binary Experiences & Unlearning | IKB 157&158

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12

11:00AM-3:00PM | Resource Fair | SUB Conversation Pit
2:00PM-4:00PM | Body Mapping | SUB 207
6:00PM-7:30PM | Examining Serophobia in Queer & Trans* Communities | IKB 261

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13

12:30-2:00PM | Unpacking Violence in Queer Communities | SUB 216
5:00-7:00PM | A Totally Queer Tea Party | SUB 245 Resource Groups Centre
7:30-10:00PM | Once Upon a Queer Cabaret featuring Floyd VB | Abdul Ladha Science Student Centre

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14

10:00AM-1:00PM | Fuck the Cistem March | Meet at SUB 245 Resource Groups Centre
3:30-5:00PM | Body Politics Workshop: Fat Oppression in Queer and Trans* Communities |BUCH D 312
7:00-11:59PM | A Totally Queer Valentine’s Dance Featuring Rae Spoon | SUB Ballroom

Other awesome events happening during Outweek

Fri, Feb 14th @ 8:30pm: Plenitude Magazine presents an evening with queer writers, featuringAmber Dawn @ Café Deux Soleils

 

For further information regarding UBC Pride, visit their website here.

Outweek 2014 is proudly sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM.