GSA Forum: From a participant’s perspective

In the coming week, the coordinator of the GSA Forum will provide her own recap on the 5 day conference held at Glendon College between May 13-18th. For now, we'd like to leave you with the words of one of the attendees who has been able to do what we cannot yet do: sum up this incredible week. It has been three days since I arrived home from the CCGSD’s 2015 Gender and Sexuality Alliance Forum. I put off writing for as long as I did because I was leery of writing about such an event;...

Day of Pink Wrap Up

Hello! This is long overdue. It’s been over a month since the Day of Pink – but, my lack of time to be able to sit down and write this post is, in my opinion, an example of the success of the campaign and the organization. In the time since April 8th, we've been busy with a week long GSA Forum, a 10th Anniversary Gala in Toronto and planning for even more future events. But for now, I'd like to focus on April 8th. The Day of Pink was a resounding success – both in terms of the national camp...

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If you’ve conducted research and/or evaluation in the area of sexuality and gender diversity and you’d like to share it with us, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us at . Alternatively, if you’re interested in conducting research and/or evaluation in this area and you’d like to be involved in the work we do, we’d also love to hear from you. We are always interested in working with academic or community members who may be looking for a research topic to study or...


A lot of fantastic research and evaluation is being conducted in the area of sexuality and gender diversity around Canada and the globe. Below are links to various reports, papers and organizations which have produced excellent work in this area. If you’d like to recommend a link that you don’t yet see on this page, please let us know by contacting us at


The centre strongly believes in evaluating the implementation and success of its many programs and services to ensure that these programs are meeting the needs of our community members, as well as moving us closer to our goal of eliminating bullying, homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of discrimination in our schools and communities. To assist us in this work, we also look to other organizations (e.g., academic centres and associations, non-government organizations and government organizat...

Day of Pink Gala

April 8th, 2015 - Ottawa Jer's Vision will host our 10th annual #DayofPink Gala at De La Salle Secondary School from 6:30-9:30PM. The Gala is a three hour event featuring a reception and an award ceremony. At the award ceremony, we will give out three Youth Role Model of the Year Awards to leaders from across Canada who have gone above and beyond in the fight against bullying and discrimination. Past recipients include Rick Mercer, Jack Layton and Stephen Lewis. Last year, we were joine...