2SLGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee

2SLGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee

The 2SLGBTQ+ Ad-Hoc Committee is meeting on Tuesday, January 18 from 4 – 5:30 pm. This meeting is open to all members who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.  Registration is now...
November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

Canadians began “marking this day in 1999 in response the brutal killing of Rita Hester, a Black Trans woman. On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour all Trans, Two-Spirit, and non-binary people who were victims of violence, hatred, and discrimination and who had...
Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is a day when people wear pink to symbolize a stand against bullying. The original event was organized by Nova Scotian teens David Shepherd and Travis Price in 2007 when they bought and distributed 50 pink shirts after...
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17th is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders on May 17, 1990. In 2003, Fondation Émergence created the first national day against homophobia, which...
International Day of Pink

International Day of Pink

April 10, 2019 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying. The...
Day of Pink

Day of Pink

FEBRUARY 27 – DAY OF PINK IN BRITISH COLUMBIA “David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was being bullied [for wearing a pink shirt]…[They] took a stand against...