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Manitoba – Rainbow Resource Centre
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Rainbow Resource Centre is one of the longest running LGBBTQ*IA Resource Centre’s in Canada. It provides programming, information, education, counselling and supports to individuals, families and friends of gender and sexual diverse folks. Hours of Operation: Monday 4:00-7:00 pm (drop-in counselling only; please arrive 4:00-6:00 pm) Tuesday 12:00-7:00 pm Wednesday 12:00-6:00 pm Thursday 12:00-6:00 pm… read more »

Ontario – Backgrounder – Talking about gender identity and gender expression
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In 2012, Ontario added the grounds “gender identity” and “gender expression” to the Human Rights Code. The OHRC then moved to update its Policy on discrimination and harassment because of gender identity. In 2012-13, the OHRC did a literature review revealing a wealth of information on how gender identity and human rights is understood from a… read more »

Summer Camp – Camp Ten Oaks
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Who We Are Camp Ten Oaks is a one-week, sleep-away camp for children and youth ages 8-17 from LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer) identities, families and communities. The program first opened its doors in August 2005. Now, it’s at capacity with 72 campers each summer. The intentional magic of summer camp EMPOWERMENT THROUGH… read more »

Ontario Delisle Youth Services
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Resources for Parents Delisle Youth Services’ Embracing Family program offers free, confidential, non-judgmental support workshops for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth. For more information or to register, please contact Maria Papadimitriou at (416) 482-0081 x 265 or mpapadimitriou@delisleyouth.org. Learn about the experiences of other families with the Our Stories, Our Kids online tool. Visit… read more »

Facebook Support Group: Canadian Parents of Trans and Gender Creative Kids/Parents d’enfants transgenres Canada
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Canadian Parents of Trans and Gender Creative Kids is a support group for parents of transgender, two-spirit, and gender creative children. Le groupe de Parents d’enfants transgenres Canada est un groupe d’entraide pour les parents des enfants transgenres. This group is focused on non-judgemental support and information sharing. We know that all members love and want… read more »

Trans 101*: Primer and Vocabulary
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Dominant Western society only recognizes two strictly defined genders: men and women. Gendered experience begins when a doctor assigns one of these two genders to an infant based on the appearance of genitalia. Caretakers and peers reinforce this gender onto the child, assigning gendered pronouns, identity, roles and expression. Most people identify with the gender… read more »

www.onmyplanet.ca
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A queer and trans positive website, and home of The Queer Story Archive; an ever-expanding collection of life experience stories, on video and in text, from everyone under the rainbow and the people who love us. Onmyplanet.ca also has a support and referral network (local to BC). In development is ‘Work It Out’, an online… read more »

Ottawa: PARENT SUPPORT GROUP for parents of gender creative kids,teens,young adults

First Tuesday of every month! Do you have a child or youth who is gender creative, gender independent, gender non-conforming or transgender? Are you interested in meeting with other parents? Are you looking for support, connection and resources? Family Services Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario have collaborated to host an ongoing support… read more »

Transfigurations – Photodocumentary by Jana Marcus
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Click the link to see the power point presentation of the photodocumentary. This slide show is a partial selection of photos and text from the exhibit. Some text as been shortened to accommodate this medium.   Artist’s Statement   Transfigurations aims to illuminate who transgender people are, a subject which the mainstream culture has often… read more »

The Youth Project – Nova Scotia
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The Youth Project is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.  We have a provincial mandate so although we are located in HRM, we travel around the province to meet with youth in other communities.  We provide a variety… read more »