External Links

ACAS Toronto – acas.org/
Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS) is a charitable, non-profit, community-based organization located in Toronto, Canada. They provide safer sex education and services to the East and Southeast Asian communities and support services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and members of the LGBTQ communities.

CAAWS – caaws-homophobiainsport.ca
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches.

Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce – cglcc.ca
Our mission is to grow a diverse coalition of LGBT and allied businesses and professionals to promote economic growth and prosperity.

Capital Pride – capitalpride.ca
The mission of the Capital Pride Festival is to perpetuate the spirit of pride in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirited and questioning (GLBTTQ) community in Canada’s National Capital Region of Ottawa–Gatineau.

CCGSD – ccgsd-ccdgs.org
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy.

CLGA – clga.ca
The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives aspires to be a significant resource and catalyst for those who strive for a future world where lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are accepted, valued, and celebrated.

Dignity Canada Dignité – dignitycanada.org
Dignity Canada Dignité is Canada’s organization of Roman Catholics who are concerned about our church’s sexual theology, particularly as it pertains to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons.

Egale Canada – egale.ca
Founded in 1995, Egale Canada Human Rights Trust is Canada’s only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.

Fierté Canada Pride – fiertecanadapride.org
Fierté Canada Pride (FCP) is the national association of Canadian Pride organizations.

Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance – gmsh.ca
The Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance is a network of AIDS service organizations, whose mission is to support its members in building their own capacity, and the capacity among other service providers in their communities, to offer sexual health, HIV, and other services that meet the needs of cis- and trans-gender gay, bisexual, queer, two spirit and other men who have sex with men in Ontario.

Government of Alberta – alberta.ca
Creating Learning Environments that Respect Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Gender Expressions – These guidelines support the creation of welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments that foster diversity and nurture a sense of belonging and a positive sense of self. Their purpose is to enable school authorities to use best practices in creating and supporting learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.

Government of New Brunswick – www2.gnb.ca
This resource is intended to support students, teachers, administrators, parents/guardians and districts to develop and maintain safe school communities. In particular, its goal is to provide information and answer questions to assist in creating LGBTQ inclusive schools and classrooms at both the elementary and secondary levels. In middle and high schools, this includes information and guidance for the formations of GSAs.

Government of Saskatchewan – ehealthsask.ca
Change Sex Designation: Change of Name, Birthdate or Gender on Student Records From Government of Saskatchewan.

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line – youthline.ca
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line exists to provide service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth in Ontario.

LGBTQ Parenting Network – lgbtqpn.ca
The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre. We support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer parenting through research, training, resources and community development.

LGBTory Canada – lgbtory.ca
LGBTory is the nation’s original and largest organization representing gay conservatives and allies who support freedom, equality & strong fiscal policy.

New West Pride – newwestpride.ca
The purpose of the New West Pride Society is to empower, celebrate, and promote inclusivity, acceptance, and respect among persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities in New Westminster and surrounding communities.

Organization for Refugee, Asylum & Migration (ORAM) – oramrefugee.org
ORAM’s mission is to enable the international community to protect exceptionally vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers, including LGBTI refugees.

Out In School – outinschools.com
This innovative education program brings independent queer film into BC schools and communities to initiate discussions with students about safety, homophobia and bullying. Launched in 2004, Out in Schools has been garnering critical acclaim across the province ever since.

Out On Screen – outonscreen.com
Since 1988, Out On Screen’s programs have illuminated, celebrated and advanced queer communities through film, education, and dialogue.

Out Saskatoon – outsaskatoon.ca
OUTSaskatoon believes in the equity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two spirit, intersex, and queer people. We provide peer support and counselling, queer-specific education and resources, outreach, social gatherings and events, community referrals, and sexual health services. We support body, mind and spirit within a growing and changing community.

Pflag Canada – pflagcanada.ca
PFLAG Canada is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children.

Pride At Work – prideatwork.ca
Pride at Work Canada was founded in May 2008 to improve the climate of inclusiveness for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified (LGBT) employees in the workplace.

Pride London – pridelondon.ca
Pride London is an annual festival to promote unity, inclusion, and awareness of sexual & gender diversity.

Pride Toronto – pridetoronto.com
Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts Pride Week, an annual event in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June.

PRISM Toolkit – www.teachers.ab.ca
The PRISM toolkit was created to help teachers promote safe and supportive classroom discussions about sexual minorities and gender variance. PRISM is an acronym for “Professionals Respecting and supporting Individual Sexual Minorities.”

QMUNITY – qmunity.ca
QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. We provide a safer space for LGBTQ/2S people and their allies to fully self-express while feeling welcome and included.

Qommunity – qommunity.com
Qommunity is an integrated global social network, information resource, marketplace, and one-stop resource for for the LGBTQ and straight ally community.

Rainbow Health Ontario – rainbowhealth.wpengine.com
Rainbow Health Ontario works to improve the health and well being of LGBTQ people in Ontario, and to increase access to competent and LGBTQ friendly health care services across the province.

Rainbow Railroad – rainbowrailroad.ca
A non profit organization that assists LGBT people as they seek safe haven from state-enabled or tolerated murder, violence or persecution.

Rainbow Refugee – rainbowrefugee.com
Rainbow Refugee is a Vancouver based community group that supports people seeking refugee protection in Canada because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression (SOGIE) or HIV status.

Salaam Canada – salaamcanada.info
Salaam: Queer Muslim Community is dedicated to creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer and trans.

Supporting Our Youth Toronto – soytoronto.org
SOY works to support health and wellbeing of all queer and trans spectrum (LGBTQ) youth by running groups, programs and events and by providing one-on-one support for queer, trans and questioning youth who are 29 years old and under.

The 519 – the519.org
Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit to Support the Implementation of Institutional and Social Change.

TransPulse – transpulseproject.ca
The Trans PULSE Project is a community-based research (CBR) project that is investigating the impact of social exclusion and discrimination on the health of trans people in Ontario, Canada.

TransSask Support Services Inc. – transsask.org
TransSask Support Services, Inc. is a province wide support and resource network for all sex and gender diverse people, including (but not limited to) transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, genderfluid, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit and gender non-conforming individuals, as well as their spouses, family, friends and allies.

Triangle Program – triangleprogram.ca
The Triangle Program is one of three programs that make up Oasis Alternative Secondary School. This full-time TDSB program offers you the structure, support and a community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, straight and transgender peers to obtain your high school education.

Vancouver Pride Society – vancouverpride.ca
The Vancouver PRIDE Society holds Vancouver Pride Parade, Sunset Beach Festival and Market and approximately 20 events throughout the summer months.

Vaping Daily – vapingdaily.com
Vaping Daily had published this article that promotes tobacco-free lifestyle in the LGBT community.


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