inclusion

Sam Smith's non-binary identity deserves respect

While celebrities are most often thought of as figureheads reinforcing rigid standards of beauty and gender roles, they can also use their influence to help normalize less-accepted or misunderstood facets of society. Recently, Sam Smith did exactly that.Continue...

Student Start-Ups: Modern Métis Woman offers network for Métis-identifying women

In what started as a journey to understand her own identity, Carleigh Milburn, ArtSci ’19, has created an inclusive community focused on unifying people striving for self-identification.Continue...

White Coats Black Doctors: responding to adversity with resilience

Last Thursday, campus hosted White Coats Black Doctors for the second year in a row.

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Study aims for province-wide data on LGBTQ2S+ students

Thriving on Campus is a province-wide study aimed at understanding the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ university students in Ontario.Continue...

Queen’s hosts first Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival

From March 20-28, the Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival (DIFF) hosted a tour of world cultures from Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) Hall in the JDUC.Continue...

Student Affairs introduces new position of Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

In an effort to promote a more equitable campus, the Division of Student Affairs has created the new position of Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator.Continue...

Students & staff respond to TRC & PICRDI reports

After reviewing final reports released by two of the University’s most recently developed committees, the Queen’s community met on October 11 to share their thoughts on issues of equity, diversity and Indigenous inclusion on campus.Continue...

Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion presents recommendations

Before hearing the entire question, Yolande Chan gave a one-word answer to what the biggest obstacle will be for the newly formed Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion. “Time.”Continue...

New AMS committee to tackle institutional racism head-on

“If you look at the reports that have been produced throughout the years, there’s definitely work to be done,” AMS Social Issues Commissioner Lea Keren said.Continue...

Principal Woolf issues statement about off-campus party

On Monday evening, Principal Daniel Woolf issued a public statement on his blog, concluding that no formal punitive process will be undertaken through the Queen’s Student Code of Conduct.Continue...