Forum (Educational Events) Coordinator

Forum (Educational Events) Coordinator
Position: Forum Coordinator (formerly Conferences Coordinator) Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: Feb 20th, 2016 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 mana...
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SHIFT: Canada’s LGBTQ Politician’s Summit

SHIFT: Canada’s LGBTQ Politician’s Summit
The Canadian Center for Gender & Sexual Diversity is proud to present SHIFT: the Canadian LGBTQ+ Politicians Summit. The Summit will bring together Canada's LGBTQ+ politicians from municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government for a morning of networking, learning and planning. The Summit is schedule for June 8, 2017 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, p...
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Day of Pink Call for Artists!!

Day of Pink Call for Artists!!
  The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is seeking local artists to participate in the annual Day of Pink Event in Ottawa. This years event takes place at the Landsdowne Complex on the historic Rideau Canal in Canada's Capital on April 12th. The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, Transphobia, and Transmisogyny across the world a...
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Ace Toronto 2017 (Un)Conference

Ace Toronto 2017 (Un)Conference
Ace Toronto is happy to announce that we will be hosting an Ace Toronto 2017 (Un)Conference (website & facebook event). Event: Ace Toronto 2017 (Un)Conference Location: Ryerson Student Centre (55 Gould St., Toronto, ON) Date/Time: Saturday, January 21, 2017-- 10am-6:30pm (check-in at 9:30am) Post-conference open-mic & board-games social: 7-8:30pm (doors open at 6:45) also at 55 Gould S...
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Jefferson Morris IV

Jefferson Morris IV
Jefferson Morris IV (yes, he is actually the fourth) works as the Sports Inclusion Coordinator with the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity. He was born in Halifax and still calls good ol’ Nova Scotia home, but he has also lived (and indeed, grown up) in Kuwait, Pennsylvania, Montreal, Glasgow, and now – Ottawa! He is 25, a Libra (but near the cusp of Scorpio), has Canadian-Ameri...
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Team Education November Update

Team Education November Update
November was a big month for Team Education! I had the chance to visit 8 different schools and participate in the Rainbow Youth Forum! Participating in the Rainbow Youth Forum was such an enriching experience! I had the opportunity to present our new workshop, Talking Pan/Bi and Other Sexual workshop, which explores sexualities beyond gay and lesbian. The participants were very passionate and eng...
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A special visit from Tim McCaskell!

A special visit from Tim McCaskell!
On September 29, author and activist Tim McCaskell took time from his busy book tour to speak with fifty senior students in Bell High School’s Gender Studies and Social Justice courses. McCaskell, who affably introduced himself to his audience as “a gay dinosaur”, engaged students with his first-hand accounts of the struggles faced by members of the LGBTQ community in the 1970’s and 1980’s. These ...
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