Resources

 
 
Pride Has Always Been Political

Canadian Pride History

Find out more about Pride’s history in Canada with this poster project by Kara Sievewright.

Trans LifeLine

Trans lifeline Canada

Hotline: 1-877-330-6366

“Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.”

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AIDS Network

“The AIDS Network is a registered charitable organization that offers services and education to people living in the communities of Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk, and Brant.”

Queering the Map

Queering the map

“Queering the Map is a community-generated mapping project that geo-locates queer moments, memories and histories in relation to physical space. As queer life becomes increasingly less centered around specific neighborhoods and the buildings within them, notions of ‘queer spaces’ become more abstract and less tied to concrete geographical locations. The intent of the Queering the Map project is to collectively document the spaces that hold queer memory, from park benches to parking garages, to mark moments of queerness wherever they occur.” (Brantford is on the map, check out the existing stories and add your own!)

LGBT Youth Line

LGBT Youth Line

Phone Line: 1-800-268-9688

Text Line: 647-694-4275

“LGBT Youth Line is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario. We do this by:

  • Providing anonymous peer support and referrals;

  • Training youth to provide support to other youth; and

  • Providing resources so youth can make informed decisions.”

Native Youth Sexual Health Network

Native youth sexual health network

"The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada.”

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The Bridge 2slgbtq+ Resource list for Brantford/brant

The Bridge has created this JPEG list of locally accessible resources.

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Queerstory

This resource is a walking guide app that can be used to explore queer history in Toronto. Additionally, Queer Story’s website serves as an archive of queer history in Toronto.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project

Hotline: 1-866-488-7386

“A 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ2S+ young people under 25.”

This zine and online resource offers recommended health practitioners as assessed by the trans community, as well as information about health self-exams, and sexual and reproductive health resources for trans folks.

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2SLGBTQ+ ? What does this acronym mean?

The terms to define our sexualities and genders are constantly evolving to better reflect our experiences and community. This glossary resource by UCDavis provides thoughtful definitions of the various ways people may identify.

LGBTQ History Colouring Book

LGBTQ History Coloring Book

A colouring book by GLSEN which provides information about 2SLGBTQ+ history and activist movements.