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...

Take action on Bill C-39

What is Bill C-39? The Federal Government has taken action to reform Canada’s Criminal Code by removing ‘zombie laws’ - laws that have been struck down in court and cannot be enforced. These laws are no longer reflective of Canadian societal attitudes, but remain in the Code because Parliament must observe formal process to strike them from the books.   Bill C-39 is an Act to amend the Criminal Code (unconstitutional provisions) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. The...

Goal of campaign: The goal of this campaign is to create spaces that validate and celebrate Two Spirits, their identities, traditions, and cultures in mainstream, queer, and Indigenous spaces. This campaign hopes to make it more accessible to agencies, schools, and community organizations to include Two Spirit people in their conversations and events, through an online learning tool for individual learning while also offering access to our speaker’s bureau, which is made up of Two Spirit educ...

We Stand With Orlando

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“Hate will never silence the LGBTQ+ community.” In collaboration with CenterLink (the U.S. LGBTQ centers' association),  The LGBTQ Center of Central Florida, and over 120 LGBTQ organizations in the United States and Canada, we have released our official joint statement on the Orlando shootings. Our hearts break for the LGBTQ community in Orlando and for the families, friends, and loved ones of those who were killed. While we are still learning many facts about the shooting, one thing is clea...

I Stop HIV Stigma

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Three and a half decades from the mass spread of HIV/AIDS has offered international research, resources, media coverage, and implementation of new medical strategies. Despite this, there is no cure and no better widespread public understanding of the virus and those who live with it. Today, stemming from a devastating generation of infection and loss in the 1980s, individuals living with HIV and AIDS often face stigma and discrimination in many facets of their lives. This discrimination often pe...