Join us as we celebrate 2021 Pride Week

Happy Pride Week from your AU Students’ Union!

We’ve planned a week of recognition and celebration starting Friday, June 18th, including interviews, suggested reading, community highlights, a Pride-themed AUSU Open Mic Podcast, and more, so tune in on all our channels!

Social Media Contest

We want to know what 2SLGBTQIA+ Pride means to you. Post a comment, picture, artwork, or video and remember to tag AUSU so we receive your entry. We will be sharing your entries throughout the week!

Please note: if your social account is private, we may not receive your tag. If this is the case, send it directly to one of our social media inboxes or email your entry to with any content you’d like to share. 

Your name will go into a random draw for one of nine chances to win! 

Three grand prizes will be up for grabs!

Grand prize winners will receive AU Writer in Residence Joshua Whitehead‘s award-winning novel Jonny Appleseed and a $250 Amazon Gift Card

We will also be giving away another 6 Amazon Gift Cards worth $200 each!

Have questions, suggestions, or comments regarding what YOU want to see from AUSU during Pride Week? Connect with Vice President Community and Wellness Natalia Iwanek! We are happy to hear from you to ensure the best and most inclusive Pride Week. You can find Natalia on the 2SLGBTQIA+ Discord or reach her directly at

For more Pride Week content or to enter to win, follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

We hope you enjoy the festivities and have a safe and happy Pride!

~ Athabasca University Students’ Union

One reply on “Join us as we celebrate 2021 Pride Week”

To me, 2SLGBTQIA+ Pride means that this historically underrepresented and misunderstood community is finally getting more positive recognition and social acceptance.