Diversity and inclusion

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Durham College promotes respect, and maintains and advocates for an inclusive campus for all employees and students regardless of race, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expressions, marital or family status, ethnic background, socio-economic class, ability or sexual orientation.

We offer extensive programming and support to ensure that all employees and students on campus feel welcomed and supported.

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Upcoming Events › Diversity

    July 2022

  • Sex in the Media
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Wondering what 50 Shades of Grey got right? Ever wondered why we don't see disabled people in romantic or sexual leads in the media? Media is everywhere, and as the saying goes: sex sells! But what happens if you don't see yourself or how you see sex? Join ACDR's Nathan R. G. Barnett and Brendan Tihane for a deep dive on representation and sex to talk all about how popular portrayals discuss (or don't discuss) the many, many ways we…

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  • Introduction to Kink
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    50 Shades put kink back into the public image, but as you may remember from the endless discourse it wasn’t exactly a perfect representation of kink in real life and left a lot of questions from “How do you choke someone safely?” to “How do you negotiate boundaries?” all the way to “What are the laws around this, even?” Join ACDR’s Brendan Tihane for a discussion on what kink is, how to practice it safely and consensually, and everything else…

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