Honouring and celebrating 2SLGBTQIA+ people: Week 2

June is Pride Month in Canada and each week we are sharing content to honour and celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ people and teach about the issues this community continues to face.

UBC students at a pride parade in 2019 wearing #ubcpride t-shirts.
UBC students, staff and faculty celebrate Pride in 2019. Photo credit: Paul Joseph / UBC Brand & Marketing

For the second installment in this series, we are encouraging everyone to learn and engage with the following resources. 

Get Educated

Get Engaged 

  • Stories about the contributions of LGBTQ2S+ STEM professionals: 

    • Alan Turing's contributions to theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. 

    • Elena Rodriguez-Falcon's keynote speech at the LGBT STEMinar event. 

    • Sally Ride's contributions as an astronaut and physicist, and the first American woman in space. 

  • Stories of Two Spirit identities within the Indigenous population: Two Spirit - Queer California Untold Stories 

  • Stories about  LGBTQ2S+ scientists from a variety of different fields in this Podcast - LGBTQ+ Stem Cast.

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