The SEIU-West Gender and Sexual Diversity Committee (GSDC) invites you to apply to attend their 2023 Conference. This event will focus on understanding, supporting, and celebrating the needs/concerns/perspectives of 2SLGBTIQ+ persons.

The Conference will be held at Mayfair United Church located at 902 33rd St West in Saskatoon on April 20, 2023.
Conference will be held from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm.

Your completed Expression of Interest form must be submitted by Feb 21, 2023 to allow us to complete the registration and selection process. 

For those selected, the committee will cover your costs including: your lost wages/honorarium, mileage, travel time and applicable meals as per our policies. Hotel rooms will also be provided if you are more than 200km away. We ask that you notify us to cancel your hotel if your plans change and you are unable to attend. If you are selected to attend and you are scheduled to work, you can apply for union leave to attend.

Questions? Please call the Member Resource Centre @ 1-888-999-SEIU ext 1. 

International Lesbian Day

Submitted by Cassitee Creary, SEIU-West Gender & Sexual Diversity Co-Chair (2021-2023)

International Lesbian Day, which is recognized on October 8, is a day for celebration in the lesbian community, but what exactly is International Lesbian Day? International Lesbian Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the achievements, contributions, and unique experiences of lesbian women.

Bisexual Awareness Day

Submitted by: Jae Blakley, SEIU-West Gender & Sexual Diversity Co-Chair

September 23rd is Bisexual Pride Day, and SEIU-West’s Gender & Sexual Diversity Committee is happy to celebrate our bisexual and pansexual members.

Pride 2023!

For years, SEIU-West has marched in pride parades. As a union, we celebrate and fight for equality and diversity. This year, you can join SEIU-West's Gender and Sexual Diversity Committee (GSDC) in the parade!

The committee members would love for you to walk with them in solidarity on:

  • June 10th in Regina. Parade begins at 12:00pm.
  • June 17th in Saskatoon. Parade begins at 1:00pm. We are at 5J.
  • July 8th in Swift Current (Parade begins at 12:00pm, starting in Market Square (corner of Chaplin St E and Central Ave). 

Not sure where to go day of the parade? Tell the marshalls you're with SEIU-West to find out where we are located in the parade line-up.

Prefer to watch us from the sidelines? We welcome that too!

Want more information about upcoming events? 

Watch the Regina, Saskatoon, and Swift Current pride websites for all the activities planned!  

Buy Spark Your Pride tickets here.

Print this poster to hang at your workplace SEIU-West bulletin board!

Did you know, there is a ton of resources on SEIU-West's GSDC webpage? Sharing articles with your circles may be more helpful than you know. 


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