March 11, 2018

Contest: O-Train Car Names–The Next 15

O-Train Car Names–The Next 15 In 2017, the City of Ottawa launched a contest to name the 40 trains on the Trillium and Confederation Lines. From […]
February 20, 2018

Speak Truth to Power

February 6, 2018

Toronto Fashion Hackathon

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is proud to be partnering with Ryerson University and the Toronto District School Board to present the first […]
January 29, 2018

The Centre’s New Office

The CCGSD is proud to announce it will be embarking on a journey for a new office. Check out the intro-document here More to come about: […]
January 26, 2018

FCP bid 2019

The Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity is Proud to bid to host the Fierté Canada Pride Conference and AGM 2019. Please read the CGSD FCP […]
January 8, 2018

Jewish LGBTQ2S+ Youth Forum

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, in partnership with CIJA, will provide an LGBTQ2S+ Youth Forum to local, Jewish identified, high school students from […]
December 13, 2017

RFP for New Space

Summary The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity (hereafter: The Centre) proposes the creation of a new museum, cultural centre and business space, to be […]
December 13, 2017

Goals of the Campaign

The goal of this campaign is to validate and celebrate the intersexed – those people whose physical sex characteristics contain elements of both sexes, and who cannot be […]
December 12, 2017

Shannon Fournier

Shannon Fournier (she/her) grew up in Burlington, Ontario, before moving to Montreal and finally settling in Ottawa. Shannon holds an honours bachelor of social science with […]
November 30, 2017

Further Reading: How we Can All be More Inclusive

Quotes and further reading: becoming aware of gender norms Macho Man, Little Princess: How Gender Norms Can Harm Kids Everywhere, by Maanvi Singh, NPR, Sept. 21, […]
November 30, 2017

Further Reading: How our Legal System can be more Inclusive

Papers and Legislation by Human Rights Agencies and Legal Bodies The fundamental rights situation of intersex people, by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, April, […]
November 30, 2017

Further Reading: How Medicine can be More Inclusive

Ethical Concerns First, do no harm: Ensuring the rights of children born intersex. Amnesty International Campaign, Denmark, 2017. https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/campaigns/2017/05/intersex-rights/ The Right Not To Be Mutilated: Intersex […]