Educate Series

All Blood is Equal

Moderator:

  • Jess Burke, Queer Jewish activist, Director of Community Training, Campus Advocacy and LGBTQ2+ Partnerships 

Panellists:

  • Christopher Karas, Principal at Karas Legal Services
  • MP Eric Duncan, MP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengary
  • Hilary Lloyd, VP Marketing & Corporate Social Responsibility, The Body Shop North America
  • Dr. Nathan Lachowsky, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria
  • Osmel B. Guerra Maynes, Chair, All Blood is Equal Campaign

HIV, Vaccines, Comorbidities – Impact on People Living with HIV/AIDS 

Moderator:

  • Francesco MacAllister-Caruso, Director of Francophone Affairs, Capital Pride

Panellists:

  • Marvelous Muchenje, Manager, Community Relations and Communications, ViiV Healthcare Canada
  • Amir K. Bachari, Medical Student
  • Chris Draenos, Registered Nurse
  • Safia Jama, Mental Health and Harm Reduction Professional

Identifying Queer and with Living with a Disability

Moderator:

  • Genevieve LeBlanc, RP, M.Ed., Registered Psychotherapist

Panellists:

  • Heather McCain, Executive Director of Creating Accessible Neighbourhoods (CAN)
  • Saltina Shaker, Drag Queen
  • Tami Starlight, Trans Activist

Gender diversity and the Francophone Community: a Franco Pride panel

Moderator:

  • Francesco MacAllister-Caruso, Director of Francophone Affairs, Capital Pride

Panellists:

  • Vincent Mousseau, Social Work professional
  • Lionel Lehouillier, Theatrical Artist and Trans Activist
  • Alicia Kazobinka, Community Activist

Educate Series – Queer Elders: A Global Conversation on Remembrance, Respect and Reflection

Moderator:

  • Glenn Crawford, Activist and Historian

Panellists:

  • Sempulyan Stewart-Gonzales, Two-Spirit Elder from the Squamish Nation
  • Gloria Careaga-Perez, Mexico
  • Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani, Argentina
  • Davis Mac-Iyalla, High Chief, Nana Kewku Adu (Ghana)
  • Eveline Van De Putte, Netherlands

Co-Presented by: Capital Pride, Dignity Network Canada, Fierté Canada Pride Event Sponsors: CUPE (Canada’s national public service union) and the Embassy of the Netherlands to Canada