Campaign Objectives

  • To increase the visibility and contribute to the development of positive, supportive people and spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, staff and faculty at Vancouver Island University
  • To increase awareness, affirmation and education around gender identity and sexual diversity issues
  • To develop a community of resource people who are knowledgeable about gender identity and sexual orientation issues and resources, and are willing to support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender colleagues, classmates and co-workers
  • To provide on-going educational and professional development sessions for the campus community on issues related to sexual orientation and gender diversity
  • To increase awareness and open up discussion on often suppressed, silenced issues and create networks of support across campus
  • To help foster a more visibly welcoming, safer, non-exclusionary campus community, one that is enriched and enlivened by its diversity.