The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 – Call for Presentations


Posted on May 14th, 2013 by Lauren Gutterman

The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014

June 25—27, 2014

Call for Presentations

Taking place June 25—27, 2014 in the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada, The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 is an exciting gathering of activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others engaged in LGBTTIQQ2SA* human rights around the world. The conference provides a unique opportunity for a global dialogue about LGBTTIQQ2SA* human rights, ranging from performances to presentations, politics to policies, and activists to academics.

Possible themes of workshops, panels, and presentations for The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 include:

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To submit your presentation for consideration, please fill out the online form available herehttp://bit.ly/10UXk7J. The deadline for applications is June 15, 2013. The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 will be in touch with you later in the summer regarding the status of your submission.

If you are unable to submit your application electronically, please send a one-page application to:

Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
University College, University of Toronto, 15 King’s College Circle
Toronto, ON CANADA M5S 3H7
All applications must be received by June 15, 2013.

There will also be a registration process for those interested in attending The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014. In an effort to allow for meaningful dialogue among participants, numbers of attendees will be limited.

Participants are responsible for organizing and funding their own travel. Accessibility grants may be available to cover travel, accommodation, and registration for presenters and attendees unable to manage costs.

The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 may be able to assist presenters and attendees in securing documentation required for entry into Canada. Translation services and ASL interpreters may be provided for some sessions. More information will be available soon.

The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 will be hosted by the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College, University of Toronto. For more information about the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, visit www.uc.utoronto.ca/sexualdiversity.

The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 is being hosted in conjunction with WorldPride 2014 Toronto. WorldPride 2014 Toronto is an international celebration incorporating activism, education, and the history and culture of global LGBTTIQQ2SA* communities. It highlights Canada’s continued work in the area of human rights, and the diversity and dynamism of Toronto. WorldPride 2014 Toronto is being held June 20—29, 2014 and is presented by Pride Toronto under license from InterPride. For more information about WorldPride 2014 Toronto, visitwww.pridetoronto.com/worldpride2014.

*LGBTTIQQ2SA* is an acronym used to represent a broad array of identities such as, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, and allies.

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