WANTED: Trans-Misogyny Training

Following feedback on our CCGSD Feedback Tool: Openness, Transparency and Accountability, we have identified a need for externally sourced Trans-Misogyny Training for our team members. We are looking to hire an individual or group who will: Conduct training for approximately 15-22 individuals Educate our team on the current challenges (health, access, support..) that trans-feminine spectrum persons are facing Educate our team on how to be more inclusive in our daily work Educate...
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The Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention Program

The Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention Program at the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity aims to increase capacity of LGBTQ2S+ agencies by providing them with tools, information on services, and training to support LGBTQ2S+ victims of domestic physical assault, sexual assault and emotional abuse and to increase their access to the criminal justice system. We work with LGBTQ2S+ agencies, law enforcement, and non-LGBTQ2S+ organizations to create best practices to address the...
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Shannon Fournier

Shannon Fournier (she/her) grew up in Burlington, Ontario, before moving to Montreal and finally settling in Ottawa. Shannon holds an honours bachelor of social science with a double major in Criminology and Psychology and a graduate certificate in Victimology. Shannon is part of the World Society of Victimology and has participated in international victimology conferences in Croatia and India, where she has presented on sexual assault victimization in Canada.   Her first year of Uni...
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Congratulations to David De Paiva, 2017 Jeremy Dias Scholarship Winner!

We received so many fantastic applications from students addressing discrimination in their schools or communities and we had a difficult time making a decision. It's is always nice to hear about the amazing initiatives that youth are taking on in their schools to bring attention to concerns of the LGBTQ+ community, ensuring diversity and creating a safe and inclusive environment for others in their communities. The team at the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity would like to con...
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Hiring: Sports inclusion coordinator

We are hiring for a new Sports Inclusion Coordinator right now! Apply today Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: November, 2017 Salary: $29,000-$33,000; with optional benefits package Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration. Experience: 3-5 years of experience designing, implementing, managing educational programming; 2 years of volunteer coordination;. Also experience w...
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au nouvelles: DES INITIA­TIVES ACADÉ­MIQUES VOIENT LE JOUR

Lire l'article au complete ici. Publié le mardi, 5 septembre 2017 DES INITIA­TIVES ACADÉ­MIQUES VOIENT LE JOUR Actua­li­tés Par Stépha­nie Bacher – Jour­na­liste À la lumière des évène­ments qui se sont produits l’an passé et qui ont relancé la discus­sion autour de la prégnance de la violence sexuelle dans les campus univer­si­taires, plusieurs initia­tives acadé­miques et mili­tantes ont vu le jour. La Rotonde fait un tour d’ho­ri­zon de quelques initia­tives fémi­nistes qui existen...
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Allyship in Action

Hi everyone! Amanda here with my first blog post since taking on the role of National Forums Coordinaor. We hope everyone has had an amazing summer!. It's been a fabulous summer of Pride cruises, parades and celebrations but my favourite of all would have to be the Allyship in Action Forums held in Vancouver and Ottawa. We brought youth together from across the country to engage in intersectional and activist workshops that would help foster their capacity to practice solidarity with diverse com...
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