The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto and Pride Toronto has announced their partnership to present The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014. Taking place June 25 to 27, 2014 in downtown Toronto, Canada, The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 eyes to provide a unique opportunity for a global dialogue about LGBTTIQQ2SA* human rights.
Activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others engaged in LGBTTIQQ2SA human rights around the world are invited to submit their presentations for consideration in The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014. Starting today, applications are available online and are due on June 15. Possible themes for presentations include schools and education, trans rights and activism, indigenous peoples, the role of law, HIV/AIDS, and sex work.
Brenda Cossman and Doug Kerr are the co-chairs of The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014.
The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College, University of Toronto offers an undergraduate program, a collaborative graduate program, hosts academic and community events, and promotes research into sexuality. It is a hub forging connections among faculty, students, and community members interested in questions about how sexual diversity and sexual practices are understood.
WorldPride 2014 Toronto is an international celebration incorporating activism, education, and the history and culture of global LGBTTIQQ2SA communities. It highlights Canada’s continued work in the area of human rights, and the diversity and dynamism of Toronto. WorldPride 2014 Toronto is the fourth such event, and first to be hosted in North America. The event runs from June 20 to 29, 2014 and is presented by Pride Toronto under license from InterPride.
*LGBTTIQQ2SA is an abbreviation used to represent a broad array of identities such as, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, and allies.
More information at www.wphrc14.com.