🏳️‍🌈 Brandon University celebrates Pride Week

June 7, 2019

Decorating Pride-themed T-shirts in 2018 at Brandon University.

The Brandon University community will be showing off every colour of the rainbow during Pride Week in Brandon, with all staff, faculty and students encouraged to take part in Pride activities.

Pride is Built in BrandonAt BU, members of the Brandon University Students’ Union, BU Student Services and the BU Diversity and Human Rights office will host a decorate-your-own Pride T-shirt activity in the courtyard (weather permitting) on Wednesday, June 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All BU students, faculty and staff are invited to decorate their own Pride T-shirt. A limited number of T-shirts and materials for decorating will be provided, or participants can bring their own white or light-coloured shirt to decorate. Popsicle refreshments will also be provided.

The students’ union and BU will also be represented at the Brandon Pride rally, march and festival organized for Saturday, June 15, beginning at City Hall at 11 a.m.

The march, with BU’s Positive Space banner a proud part, will conclude at Stanley Park, where BU and the students’ union will participate in the Pride Festival with face painting, friendship bracelets, buttons and some great giveaways.

Other Brandon Pride events through the week are detailed on their web page brandonpride.org.

Pride Week in Brandon will kick off Monday morning with an 11 a.m. raising of the rainbow flag at City Hall. Brandon University will also fly the Pride rainbow flag all week long from the front of Clark Hall.

For more information, please contact:

Katie Gross
Dean of Students
204.727. 9635
GrossK@BrandonU.ca

Grant Hamilton
Director, Marketing and Communications
204.571.8542
HamiltonG@BrandonU.ca

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