What We Have To Offer
Our services are always free to BU students regardless of gender identity and sexuality.
Sex can be really great and exciting; especially when its safer and consensual. The Collective promotes safer sex practices at all our events. We have all your safer sex supplies, swing by our office and treat yo' self.
The Collective is here to refer folks to various community services and organizations here in Westman. We also have limited funding available to assist in the purchase of items such as binder, packers, or breast forms.
Over the years the Collective has accumulated an impressive selection of queer inclusive books, articles, and texts. We are working on a way to make our collection more accessible to students.
Like That Peer Support
It can get tough out here for a queer; a lot of folks can feel alone. Here in Westman we have variety of community resources that are LBGTTQ* inclusive. Click for a curated list of these resources and businesses.
We hold weekly office hours in our Collective Office during the Fall/Winter term. Watch for updates on our new schedule
We are working over the summer to bring new programing to Westman. Like That is a peer support group based off the Like That program at the Sunshine House in Winnipeg
Find a Bathroom
Thanks to the Positive Space campaign, and the tireless work of both faculty and staff, we have 14 single-stall, accessible, gender neutral washrooms on campus. We are pleased to know there are gender neutral washroom expansion plans currently in place, we will update you as we know more.
Gender Neutral Washrooms
The purpose of this meeting is to set the direction of the collective, but also a time for members to put forth any concerns or ideas they may have.
Like That Peer Support
We are really excited to bring new programing to Brandon this coming fall. We are working with The Sunshine House in Winnipeg, to create a space in Brandon, where folks can explore gender identity without all the labels. Stay tunned for more information.
SERC LGBT* Hangout
The friendly folks down at SERC host an incredible LGBTTQ* gathering every month. Come and go as you please, have some snacks and relax with folks who understand what its like to be queer in rural Manitoba.
Annual General Meeting
The AGM is a time to change the governing documents of the collective. This meeting happens every year, typically in the month of April. Stay tunned for more information on the 2018 AGM.
We are busy planning the 2nd annual Queer Orientation. We are bringing in bigger Queens, louder DJ's, and more queer affirming businesses. The Collective is getting ready to serve up one of the best weeks in Brandon.