Out in Schools is an award winning organization using film and media presentations to bring awareness and education to LGBTQ+ issues throughout the province of British Columbia.
Do you really know the progress that’s been made on this front in Canada? If you don’t think you do, this article might be what you need. Dating from 1861 where the sentence for being caught performing homosexual acts was reduced from the death penalty, to ten years imprisonment, Canada has been on a slow… read more »
An interview with an Uganda LGBT rights activist Pepe Julian Oziema. While John Oliver and his show Last Week Tonight are a comedy show, it takes on serious topics. This is part two of the interview, which is the more serious of the two parts as it was a web exclusive. A serious look into… read more »
We are fortunate that Canada is as accepting as it is, even if we know we could still be better. Other countries are not always as accepting, and thus if you plan on travelling abroad, the information on the Government of Canada website may be relevant. Click here for the Government of Canada website’s guide… read more »
SextEd is a free, anonymous, non-judgmental, and inclusive way to get answers to any questions about sex and relationships and learn about community supports and medical services in Montreal. Text a question to 514-700-0445 or search past answers on the website to get an answer without assumptions on gender, bodies, or sexual orientation.
A short documentary by 16×9 on Global Television, interviewing two 10-year-old transgender children and their families.
This website contains an enormous amount of resources for any person in the LGBTQ/TS community. The website found here, contains many resources but it’s two focuses are on two-spirit individuals and on suicide prevention among people who are LGBTQ/TS and it has a web resource linking to over 30 studies on suicide attempt research found… read more »
Beaconsfield United Church is located in the West Island area of Montreal, Quebec. It is part of the denomination of the United Church of Canada, and as such it is an affirming church which church welcomes members of the LGBTQ community.
This news story details a recent (April 2nd, 2015), statement signed by tech industry executives in America. This statement was made in response to a religious freedom bill that did not mirror the language of the federal laws and thus may have left LGBTQ out of the bills protections. Information about one of the many… read more »
The inspirational story of Ruth Wood, a Minister in the United Church and a transgender person.