National Forums

Our national forums bring together youth and non-youth from across the country to discuss important issues that face LGBTQ+ community. The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity does its best to reach out to communities across Canada and respond to their desire to come together with people from different regions to share ideas and build upon experiences. These conferences then become a collaboration between a diverse and engaged group of people, which ensures unique events that are up-t...
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Sports Inclusion Program

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The Sports Inclusion Program at the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity aims to challenge homophobia and transphobia in athletics - to make sports a more accepting and inclusive pastime for all athletes, regardless of sexual orientation and/or gender identity. We will work with amateur and recreational sports leagues, gym classes, and school and community groups (etc) all around Ontario to increase awareness and understanding about LGBTQ+ issues in sports. We believe everybody i...
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Dare to Stand Out: Educating and Engaging Youth in Taking Action on Hepatitis C, STBBIs and Promoting Better Health Practices in their Community

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Entering the fifth year of this program, the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity runs the only national youth training program that focuses on sexually transmitted & blood-borne infections (STBBIs), run for youth, by youth. Through our work with youth who have been affected and infected with hepatitis C, we discovered that there was a very apparent need that was not being addressed: the presence of a health curriculum that is inclusive and sex positive, addresses harm reduct...
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Regional Forums

National Forums
Our regional forums that are targeted to youth and educators focus on issues of homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, bullying, intersectional violence, and discrimination in schools. It’s a full day of workshops, speakers, and resources specifically designed to suit the needs of your community. The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity does its best to reach out to communities across Canada that have urgent need of diversity programming and workshops in regions where educators an...
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Workshops

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Customized, youth-led, and intersectional, our workshops engage youth in a dialogue about diversity and understanding the impact of discrimination, bullying, and hate. The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity offers a variety of workshops and is constantly creating new ones. Want us to write one for you? Would you like more information or desire to book a workshop? Contact Eliot at education@ccgsd-ccdgs.org. At the moment, Team Education is available to do workshops throughout Onta...
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