GSA Forum/Sesquicentennial Events Coordinator

New Deadline: May 1 Position: GSA Forum/Sesquicentennial Events Coordinator Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: May, 2017 Salary: $29,000-$33,000; with optional of a benefits package Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration. Experience: 3 years of experience in the conference management field managing groups of 200+ delegates preferred. Also experience with working wi...

Make it better!

Don't wait for 'It to get better', Make it better at the GSA Forum on May 10, 2017! Are you an LGBTQ or Allied corporate or non-profit professionals? Do you work to create safer spaces in your work or community? If you said YES, then we would LOVE to formally invite you to 'Make it Better Night' as part of our GSA Forum. Make it Better night is an activity that pairs mentor with our youth participants. Held on the second day of this fabulous weeklong forum, our goal is to energize partici...

Day of Pink Messages 2017

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We are so proud to have fabulous messages from hundreds of politicians and community leaders across Canada. Check out all the messages here. Please also check out video messages here: TDSB students Rt Hon. Prime Minister Trudeau Karen Vecchio speaks about Day of Pink in Parliament! Rick Mercer Canadian Coast Guard Commissioners Ontario Premier Wynne Manitoba Premier Pallister Newfoundland & Labrador Premier Ball New Brunswick Premier Gallant

Canada 2017 Rainbow Grants

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity is proud to partner with HSBC to present the: Canada 2017 Rainbow Grants. Through 2017 we will be giving away 150 micro-grants of $150 to make Canada a Prouder place! Any educational institution, community organization or grassroots initiative can apply for these micro-grants using the form here: Click for the Applicaiton Form Here. The grants are designed to support initiatives and projects that promote diversity, and challenge discrim...

Hiring: GBTQ2SMSM’s Health Project Coordinator

We are hiring for a new GBTQ2SMSM's Health Project Coordinator right now! Apply today Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: May, 2017 Salary: $30,000-$35,000 Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration. Experience: 2 years minimum of experience designing, implementing, managing HIV (or other STBBI) outreach programming; 2 years of volunteer coordination minimum; Also experien...

The Days of PINK in the NWT

Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife hosts second annual Days of Pink Outreach Festival YELLOWKNIFE, NT (March 27, 2017) – In only its second year, Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife (RCYK) has nearly doubled the offerings of the second-annual Days of Pink Outreach Festival. The festival runs April 9 – 15, coinciding with the national Day of Pink on April 12th 2017 hosted by the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity. Days of Pink supports queer and trans youth in Yellowknife by providin...

Gilbert Baker Memorial Fund

The Centre is also proud to be launching the Gilbert Baker Memorial Fund. Funds raised will be used to continue educational programming that connects queer & trans communities with leaders, storytellers, artists and history creators. The Fund will be organized in collaboration with Gilbert's family (both biological and chosen). Please consider making a donation here. We will also be selling Rainbow Buttons in his honour. Proceeds will support the fund. As our team is busy planning G...

Brandon Bourcier

Brandon Bourcier originates from Espanola Ontario, which boasts two Tim Hortons and three sets of traffic lights. Yearning for bigger and better things, he moved to Ottawa in 2010 to pursue a bachelors degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Always trying to stay as involved with the community as possible, he played on multiple intramural sports teams throughout his university career on top of working with the Special Olympics Ottawa Charter, and being elected as the Philanthropic ...