Resources – Agencies\Organizations

2 Spirts

We provide prevention education and support for 2-Spirit, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit people living with or at risk for HIV and related co-infections in the Greater Toronto Area. We base our work on indigenous philosophies of wholistic health and wellness.

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519 Church Street

The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ community. A City of Toronto agency with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, we strive to make a real difference in people’s lives, while working to promote inclusion, understanding and respect.

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Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD)

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. As a leader in anti-discrimination work, CCGSD runs programming all over Canada and the United States. 

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Community One Foundation (Toronto)

Our grants and awards provide funding to foster leadership in the LGBTTIQQ2S communities of the GTA, and help cultivate new services and programs in the areas of health and social sciences, arts and culture, and research, education and advocacy.

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Egale Canada Human Rights Trust
Egale’s vision is a Canada, and ultimately a world, without homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and all other forms of oppression so that every person can achieve their full potential, free from hatred and bias.
Emergence Foundation

Fondation Émergence Inc.'s mission is to educate, inform and sensitize the general population to the realities of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans-LGBT people.

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Northern Ontario Pride Network
Northern Ontario Pride Network is an umbrella organization for all of the LGBTQ2SI organizations in Northern Ontario. It was founded in Elliot Lake in 2016 by T.G. Innerselves, Welcome Friend Association, and the Elliot Lake Pride committee. Membership is open any non-profit organization serving the LGBTQ2SI communities in Northern Ontario. The organization is governed by an executive headed by Rita Olink, president. Click here for more info.
Ontario Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commercie

The Ontario Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (OGLCC) is a federally chartered, non-profit organization with the goal to create an environment in which LGBTQ businesses and professionals can thrive through the sharing of knowledge and resources. We want you to share in the prosperity that we can only create together!

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Out on Bay Street (Start Proud)

Start Proud, formerly known as Out On Bay Street, facilitates the professional development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA+) students as they transition from school to career in order to build a national network within the LGBTQA+ community.

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Queer Events (London)

Helping you connect with LGBT2Q+ Events, Resources & Opportunities

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Queer Ontario

Queer Ontario is a provincial network of gender and sexually diverse individuals — and their allies — who are committed to questioning, challenging, and reforming the laws, institutional practices, and social norms that regulate queer people. Operating under liberationist and sex-positive principles, we fight for accessibility, recognition, and pluralism, using social media and other tactics to engage in political action, public education, and coalition-building.

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Pride At Work Canada

Through dialogue, education and thought leadership, Pride at Work Canada empowers employers to foster workplace cultures that recognize LGBT employees as an important part of a diverse and effective workforce. Our benchmarking, training and consulting services help Canadian employers create safer, more inclusive spaces, realize the full potential of their staff teams and bring down barriers to employment for Canada’s LGBT community. Our learning, networking and community events happen across the country, celebrate the most inclusive Canadian employers and provide the opportunity for LGBT professionals and their allies to connect.

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Rainbow Resource Centre - Manitoba

Rainbow Resource Centre (RRC) offers support to the LGBT2SQ+ community in the form of counselling, education, and programming for individuals ranging from children through to 55±. It also supports families, friends, and employers of LGBT2SQ+ individuals.

RRC’s Education Program provides LGBT2SQ+ and ally education, awareness, and outreach that assists healthcare providers, educators, students, social service, and commercial service providers.

The youth program includes Peer Project for Youth (PPY), which offers LGBT2SQ+ youth a safe, fun place to learn new skills, create projects, and celebrate identities. RRC also has a volunteer program, community library, and coordinates the community-led groups and committees that meet at RRC.

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