NEWS: ‘Proud City’ campaign asks Ottawa’s inclusive spaces to show off

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'Proud City' campaign asks Ottawa's inclusive spaces to show off Organizers say window or door stickers let LGBT people know where they won't be judged By Andrew Foote, CBC News Posted: Jul 30, 2017 5:26 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 9:15 AM ET Read the article here or below A new campaign is setting up LGBT-friendly businesses and community spaces in the Ottawa area with "Proud City" stickers to let people know where they can go to feel safe and supported. The Ottawa-based Canadian ...

Locker Room Talk

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The CCGSD's Brandon (Sports Inclusion Coordinator) was featured in blog. Check it out here or read below: Locker Room Talk: How do you make sure the locker room remains a safe, inclusive space for the team as a whole? The locker room is sometimes seen as a sacred place for teammates – a place where “what is said in the locker room, stays in the locker room”. Although this thought process could lead to athletes feeling open enough to talk freely, it can also lead to a mult...

Proud City

The Centre for Gender & Sexual Diveristy is excited to launch: Proud City! Proud City is an invitation to businesses, community organizations and spaces to identify as positive spaces for LGBTTQ+ persons. Positive spaces are spaces that seek to create inclusion and respect for LGBTTQ+ people. This campaign is organized by the CCGSD.  The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or...

Pink Agenda

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Today we call on all those across Turtle Island fighting for equality and justice to expand and protect the rights, needs, and liberation of gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, asexual, two-spirit, and gender nonconforming people everywhere to engage with us to promote this agenda. Read The Pink Agenda here. As we celebrate 12 years of action in federal, provincial, municipal and local politics, we recognize that our privileged position in Ottawa has allowed us to have successful conversa...

Join the LGBTQ2+ Service Providers Network

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The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is excited to extend you an invitation to join the LGBTQ2+ Service Providers Network. Sign up here: As a member of the LGBTQ2+ Service Providers Network, you will receive a monthly update with resources from other service providers, grant and funding opportunities, and LGBTQ2+ news.  You will also be able to share personal stories, achievements, and resources to be shared wit...

We are Hiring: Summer Coordinator (8 Opportunities)

We are hiring for a 8 new Summer Coordinators funded by Canada Summer Jobs! Apply today!  Terms of Employment: Full-Time Application Deadline: June 27, 2017 Anticipated Start Date: July 4th, 2017 Pay: $11.40 per hour Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Students welcome with any level of educaiton. Note, as part of the program, you must be returning to school in September 2017. Experience: Experience and/or knowledge working within LGBTQ...

We are Hiring: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Coordinator

Deadline: July 13, 2017 Position: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Coordinator Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: July, 2017 Salary: $32,000-$37,000; 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 workin...