Fleming Celebrates Pride Week With Ceremonial Raising Of Pride Flag For First Time In College History

Fleming College kicked off Pride Week with the ceremonial raising of the Pride Flag at Sutherland Campus on Monday (September 16th).

Students, faculty and staff gathered outside to celebrate diversity and inclusion on campus by raising the Pride Flag for the first time in the College’s history.

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“This was a great opportunity to reinforce the vital commitment that Fleming is making to be a welcoming place for all,” says Fleming College President Maureen Adamson.While the flag is about diversity and inclusion, it is also about equality—nothing more, nothing less. The pride flag flying over Fleming sends a strong signal that everyone is welcome here.“

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Fleming College will celebrate Pride Week with festivities throughout the week, including:

Tuesday, September 17th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pride in the KTTC (D-Wing)

Wednesday, September 18th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. BBQ(ueer) (Steele Centre Patio) 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Queer Sex workshop (Library)

Thursday, September 19th, 7 p.m. Dirty Bingo (Steele Centre)

Friday, September 20th, 12 – 2 p.m. Decorate Fleming Pride Float (Main Foyer) 4:30 p.m. Trans Day of Resiliency March (Seeds of Change)

Saturday, September 21st, 1:30 p.m. Pride Parade (Peterborough City Hall)

Watch some video from the pride flag raising at Fleming here…

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