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.
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.
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.
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.
Lambda Literary nurtures and advocates for LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words to create community, preserve our legacies, and affirm the value of our stories and our lives.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Gilbert Centre provides social and support services to empower, promote health, and celebrate the lives of people living with and affected by HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) and the individuals and families from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) communities of Simcoe Muskoka.
The Trent Queer Collective is Trent University's and the Peterborough Community's Marginalized Gender Sexual Romantic Identities Group. The TQC is about building and strengthening an active queer community at Trent and in the Peterborough area. As such, we are largely involved with organizing and running events for the MGSRI community.