10th Anniversary Gala Wrap Up!

On May 14th we celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Jer’s Vision – along with the transition to our new name, the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity. It was a fabulous evening honouring 4 fantastic Youth Role Models, featuring some amazing performances, and with the most excellent of company – including some great speeches and sentiments shared. The definitive highlights of the evening were the award winners: Rufus Wainwright Told the story of our love through song Rufus Wainw...

Preparations ramp up for this year’s STBBI Forum!

My name is Kai and I am so excited to be organizing the CCGSD's Canadian National Youth Forum & Conversation on Sexually Transmitted & Blood-Borne Infections (STBBIs)! This is a 5-day youth forum that engages students from all across Canada (ages 14-18) on the topic of STBBIs, sexual health, harm reduction and youth leadership! Together, we will look at things like sexual health and what it means for different folks, stigma and its impact in our society, as well as how politics and public he...

Creating Safer Schools

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity is proud to present our second annual Ontario Educators Conference: Creating Safer Schools. Register now for only $150. (should you require a subsidized spot, please use the code 'education' for a 50% discount) Join 250 educators, administrators, and youth service workers from across the province on Spring 2016 at City Hall, Toronto (100 Queen St West, Toronto, ON). Conference participants will be given hands-on tools from educationa...

Let’s Talk TRANS

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity would like to inform you that the The Ontario Educators Conference: Let's talk about Trans youth, educators & families has been postponed. We encourage you to consider registering for our Creating Safer Schools Conference on February 26, 2016. The Conference will be rescheduled. Once a date is selected we will let you know. Please consider signing up to our newsletter. Conference participants will be given hands-on tools from edu...

Educator’s Series

  The 3rd Annual Ontario Educators' Conference April, 28, 2017. Toronto, Ontario.     Implementing the Accepting Schools Act  April, 28, 2017. Toronto, Ontario.   For more information on either conference, click on the corresponding poster.

GSA Forum Wrap Up

Two weeks ago, the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexuality Diversity organized our Second Annual Gender and Sexuality Alliance Forum, which ran from the 13th-17th May 2015 at Glendon College. This event brought 75 LGBTQ+ or Allied middle school and high school students from across Ontario, as well as 12 Youth Mentors, to Toronto for a week of intensive education about gender, sexual orientation, queer and trans history, diversity, anti-racism, mental and sexual health, allyship, and anti-oppres...