News


What’s New About UBC’s Positive Space Campaign?
The UBC Positive Space Campaign, launched in 2002, is a well-recognized initiative across the Vancouver campus for many years now. Demand from the UBC community for the Positive Space educational sessions and resources remains high.



Join us for a Positive Space workshop this Fall.
Workshops offered throughout the Fall.



UBC Policy now includes protection for gender identity & gender expression
On December 6, the UBC Board of Governors approved an amendment to UBC Policy #3 (Discrimination and Harassment) to include “gender identity or expression.” The change reflects the amendments made to the BC Human Rights Code on July 26, 2016. Prior to the change, gender non-conforming and transgender individuals were protected under the ground of […]



Queer Orientation at UBC Okanagan
The Positive Space Committee, the UBCSUO’s Pride Resource Centre & Pride Alliance are happy to announce UBC Okanagan’s first Queer Orientation Week! The aim is to build and sustain community on campus for sexual and gender diverse students, staff, faculty and allies. Please see the poster for upcoming events and activities. For more information email […]



Join the conversation on change room signage at the new UBC Aquatic Centre
Fill out the feedback survey by September 15.



Read Our Stories
Read the new interviews with UBC Okanagan resource persons - Blake Edwards and Leyton Schnellert.



Queer U 2016 – Call for Submissions
Get involved with the Queer U Conference on February 6, 2016



Meet our Resource Persons
Read the "Our Stories" series and meet UBC Okanagan's Positive Space Resource Persons



Help Make UBC a Positive Space this summer
Sign up for a Summer 2016 workshop



Become a Positive Space co-facilitator
Train-the-trainer workshops June 16 and 17, 2015



Positive Space in the Summer
Take a Positive Space campaign workshop this summer. Workshops offered in July at UBC Vancouver



Students have until April 17 to apply
Do you have a great project idea to help make UBC a better campus but no idea how to fund it?



Rule Out Racism week March 16-20
Register at diversity.ubc.ca for workshops, film screening and panel discussion.



Outweek 2015 events
Outweek takes place from Feb 6 to 14 at UBC Vancouver.



Apply now for the Equity Enhancement Fund
Funding available for projects that support equity and diversity on campus



Snapshot of Positive Space survey results
In June 2014 Positive Space Resource Persons participated in a survey about the campaign



2015 UBC Vancouver workshops
Registration open for workshops January - April 2015



Transcendental education
Ahead of Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, a look at support for trans students on campus



LGBTQ Relationship Safety Resources
Online focus group participants wanted - apply ASAP



The Ubyssey: What I LOVE about being QUEER review
What I LOVE about being QUEER breaks stereotypical queer narratives by Amy Ryder, The Ubyssey.



There Goes the Gaybourhood
You are invited to the launch of Dr. Amin Ghaziani’s new book There Goes the Gayborhood.



Positive Space Campaign Review Update
A review of the Positive Space Campaign is ongoing with a report expected in Fall 2014



Creating a Positive Space at UBC Okanagan
Sign up now for a Positive Space Campaign workshop at UBC Okanagan



Open House January 2014
Thanks to all those who attended the Open House for Positive Space Resource Persons in January 2014.