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2SLGBTQ+ Resources

In an effort to continue providing resources for members, students and the community at large, ETFO members have curated a bank of resources and websites that can be reference to address 2SLGBTQ+ Education. We encourage all members to ensure that they use this landing page to find sites that can help support their pedagogy and students throughout the year.


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Canadian Federation of Students
“Informed, in-depth research on Canada’s post-intermediate education sector is a central pillar to representing and advocating for students across the country. Thorough research serves the foundation of Federation campaigns and policy recommendations to government. The Federation conducts research on a variety of issues in the post-intermediate education sector that affect students, including tuition fees, funding for colleges and universities, access for international students, sexual assault on campus, Indigenous education, and more.”
 
Central Toronto Youth Services
Support for youth ages 12-18 through outreach, individual counselling, and group work. Many of our clients face unique challenges that cannot be addressed using traditional approaches.
 
Child and Youth Resources – Trans Care BC Provincial Health Services Authority
“A supportive environment is important for gender creative, trans or questioning children and youth.” This site offers guidance in gender basics, health, development, parenting, safety and privacy. Also includes information for schools and queer straight alliances, as well as support for families and friends with articles, books, and movies. Resources include social and medical affirmation and information regarding transition and navigating the system of care in BC.
 
Day of Silence
“The GLSEN Day of Silence is a national student-led demonstration where LGBTQ students and allies all around the country, and the world, take a vow of silence to protest the harmful effects of harassment and discrimination of LGBTQ people in schools. Started in the mid 90’s by two college students, the Day of Silence has expanded to reach hundreds of thousands of students each year. Every April, students go through the school day without speaking, ending the day with Breaking the Silence rallies and events to share their experiences during the protest and bring attention to ways their schools and communities can become more inclusive.”
 
Gender Creative Kids/Enfants Transgenres Canada
Resources for gender-creative kids and their families, schools and communities. Includes resources for trans youth, Quebec trans-affirmative provider list, measures for openness to support trans and non-binary students, gender-diverse parents’ website, guidelines regarding transgender students at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal, DVDs, and books such as Lily Loves Beards, Sam the Transformer, and Raising a Transgender Child.
 
Gender Journeys (Sherbourne Health)
Information and community for anyone with gender changes across the spectrum.
“Community speakers, health care providers, artists and activists support discussions about various experiences of gender transition, embodying changes, coming out, health and hormones, dealing with discrimination, trans and genderqueer community-building and negotiating relationships.”
 
Gender Spectrum (U.S. company)
“Gender Spectrum works to create gender-sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.” Includes resources gender expansive youth and families during Covid-19, online consulting, and groups for pre-teens, teens, parents and families.
 
Griffin Center Everybody Counts: reachOUT Program
“reachOUT is a creative, inclusive and accessible program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, non-binary, queer and questioning people in Toronto.” The program offers individual and family counselling for youth, referral and case management, accessible workshops, drop-in groups, advocacy, arts programming, sports and recreational activities.
 
LGBTQ Youth Initiative: Send the Right Message
“Send the Right Message is a campaign of the LGBTQ Youth Initiative. Our goal is to encourage straight and cisgender youth to challenge every day instances of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. We're here to help them be allies to their LGBTQ friends.”
 
LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow (Family Services Ottawa)
“LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow is a community-based program that provides a full range of education, counselling and support services offered by Family Services Ottawa. They support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTTQ+) communities and allies of Ottawa.”

Includes education and training on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression for schools.
 
Pflag
“Support meetings offer a caring atmosphere to hear about the experiences of others, share your own, and grow in your understanding of gender diversity and sexual orientation. All discussions are confidential, and it is fine to come at first to listen and not to talk. Created for parents, they also welcome LGBTQ2S+ individuals as well as their family members and friends.”

Pflag visits schools talking to kids, teachers, and staff about what it means to be gay or trans, and about how to be a good ally. Pflag can be called upon when there is a problem with bullying or when a family needs help getting a school to provide an affirming environment. Pflag is an official partner of the TDSB and presentations are approved for students from Grades 2 to 12. 
 
Policy on Preventing Discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression (Ontario Human Rights Commission)
“People who are transgender, or gender non-conforming, come from all walks of life. Yet they are one of the most disadvantaged groups in society. Trans people routinely experience discrimination, harassment and even violence because their gender identity or gender expression is different from their birth-assigned sex. Under the Ontario Human Rights Code, people are protected from discrimination and harassment because of gender identity and gender expression in employment, housing, facilities and services, contracts, and membership in unions, trade or professional associations.”
 
Salaam Canada
“Salaam Canada is a volunteer-run, national organization dedicated to creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer and trans. Salaam is a common greeting in many Arabic-speaking and Muslim countries. It is often spoken out of respect, usually with shaking hands or bowing of the head. Its Arabic derivative means ‘peace.’ [Salaam] offers supports and programs for those in the queer/trans Muslim community. We advocate for social justice for members of this community.”
 
Skylark
Skylark offers free, individual and family counselling and support to children, youth and their families who live in Toronto. Counselling services are tailored to the individual strengths and needs of each young person and/or their family. Professional, qualified staff provide a range of relevant, evidenced-based and therapeutic approaches within a multi-disciplinary framework.
 
Stuck in quarantine with your homophobic or transphobic family? (EGALE Resource)
“Quarantining is already hard enough, but now you may find yourself in a situation where you are spending extra time and space with people who you may not be out to, or feel particularly safe with. Not being able to be our authentic self at home, or for extended periods of time, can pose a lot of challenges and be a heavy burden to carry — when it’s the case with close family, that weight often grows.”

This resource created by EGALE gives tips to help students navigate the pros and cons of coming out, safety in coming out, resources students can share with their parents to support them when coming out, as well as how to deal with not coming out. 
 
Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
“Supporting Our Youth (SOY) is an innovative community development program of Sherbourne Health. SOY is a set of health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and well-being goals established by LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada.”
 
The OK2BME Program
“OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.” OK2BME also offers support to the development of gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and positive space campaigns in youth-oriented settings, as well as training opportunities for local organizations and community groups. The site includes upcoming events such as Bisexuality Day in September, Intersex Awareness Day in October, and Coming Out Day in October.
 
Trans Fusion Crew (TFC) — Supporting Our Youth
For trans, gender non-binary or genderqueer youth: “Trans Fusion Crew is a weekly drop-in group to explore, learn about and share experiences of gender and everything else. TFC is a welcoming and supportive space for all of your different trans and non-binary gender experiences.” 
 
Trans PULSE: Building Our Communities Through Research
“The Trans PULSE Project (Ontario) was a community-based research project that investigated the impact of social exclusion and discrimination on the health of trans people in Ontario, Canada. The project provided new information that was used to change policies and practices to improve the health of trans communities. The project led to the later development of the Trans PULSE Canada study.”
 
Trans PULSE: Resource Guide
Extensive resource list for provinces within Canada. Includes trans support groups, services, doctors, LGBTQ counselling, hormone therapy, Black youth initiatives, and many web resources.
 
TransFamily Kingston
TransFamily Kingston is:
“a diverse group of transgender people, family members, friends and allies in the Kingston, Ontario area. TransFamily Kingston gathers at least once a month to share stories and experiences, provide peer support, and assist each other in navigating the various barriers faced by trans people and by their supporters.”

TransFamily Kingston embraces and accepts anyone on the trans/gender spectrum and any family members searching for support or more information.
 
Transgender Youth Clinic (SickKids)
“This clinic takes an affirming approach to gender identity and care. Through ongoing assessments and discussions, they support the young person and family in deciding about options that can help the young person feel more comfortable in their body with the hope of decreasing feelings of gender dysphoria.”
 
Trans-Specific Support Groups (The 519)
Includes trans-specific programs and services, including FTM, transmasc, and non-binary support groups, The Trans People of Color Project (TPOC), Trans Youth Mentorship Program (TYMP), a virtual trans ID clinic, and a meeting group for transition support. This site also includes family, children and youth services.
 
Youthline
“Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.”

This resource includes support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
Central Toronto Youth Services
Support for youth ages 12-18 through outreach, individual counselling, and group work. Many of our clients face unique challenges that cannot be addressed using traditional approaches.
 
Child and Youth Resources – Trans Care BC Provincial Health Services Authority
“A supportive environment is important for gender creative, trans or questioning children and youth.” This site offers guidance in gender basics, health, development, parenting, safety and privacy. Also includes information for schools and queer straight alliances, as well as support for families and friends with articles, books, and movies. Resources include social and medical affirmation and information regarding transition and navigating the system of care in BC.
 
Children’s Centre Thunder Bay
Improving quality of life, caring for youth and children, and striving for excellence, Thunder Bay’s free walk-in counselling clinic provides immediate, single-session counselling services to children, youth, teens and adults on a first come-first served basis.
 
EGALE: What to do when your child comes out to you
“Coming out is often a task that requires an immense amount of bravery, vulnerability, and honesty. While it can come as a shock and can be disorienting, it is also an act of trust and an invitation to get to know your child’s authentic self. Here are some suggestions created by EGALE on how to react in a way that will support your child.”
 
Gender Creative Kids/Enfants Transgenres Canada
Resources for gender-creative kids and their families, schools and communities. Includes resources for trans youth, LGBTQ scholarships, Quebec trans-affirmative provider list, measures for openness to support trans and non-binary students, gender-diverse parents’ website, guidelines regarding transgender students at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal, DVDs, and books such as Lily Loves Beards, Sam the Transformer, and Raising a Transgender Child. 
 
Gender Journeys (Sherbourne Health)
Information and community for anyone with gender changes across the spectrum.
“Community speakers, health care providers, artists and activists support discussions about various experiences of gender transition, embodying changes, coming out, health and hormones, dealing with discrimination, trans and genderqueer community-building and negotiating relationships.”
 
Gender Spectrum (U.S. company)
“Gender Spectrum works to create gender-sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.” Includes resources during Covid-19, online consulting, groups for pre-teens, teens, parents and families.
 
Griffin Center Everybody Counts: reachOUT Program
“reachOUT is a creative, inclusive and accessible program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, non-binary, queer and questioning people in Toronto.” The program offers individual and family counselling for youth, referral and case management, accessible workshops, drop-in groups, advocacy, arts programming, sports and recreational activities.
 
LGBTQ Parenting Network
“We collaborate in community-based research projects. These projects arise out of a need identified by communities, which informs research on a specific topic. Our resources are informed by this research and the experiences of LGBTQ parents and their children. We offer educational workshops on LGBTQ parenting for professionals and students in parenting and child-related fields, for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents. All of our work promotes public awareness of LGBTQ parenting, and celebrates the diversity of families in Canada.”
 
LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow (Family Services Ottawa)
“LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow is a community-based program that provides a full range of education, counselling and support services offered by Family Services Ottawa. They support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTTQ+) communities and allies of Ottawa.”
 
Pflag
“Support meetings offer a caring atmosphere to hear about the experiences of others, share your own, and grow in your understanding of gender diversity and sexual orientation. All discussions are confidential, and it is fine to come at first to listen and not to talk. Created for parents, they also welcome LGBTQ2S+ individuals as well as their family members and friends.”

Pflag visits schools talking to kids, teachers, and staff about what it means to be gay or trans, and about how to be a good ally. Pflag can be called upon when there is a problem with bullying or when a family needs help getting a school to provide an affirming environment. Pflag is an official partner of the TDSB and presentations are approved for students from Grades 2 to 12.
 
Policy on Preventing Discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression (Ontario Human Rights Commission)
“People who are transgender, or gender non-conforming, come from all walks of life. Yet they are one of the most disadvantaged groups in society. Trans people routinely experience discrimination, harassment and even violence because their gender identity or gender expression is different from their birth-assigned sex. Under the Ontario Human Rights Code, people are protected from discrimination and harassment because of gender identity and gender expression in employment, housing, facilities and services, contracts, and membership in unions, trade or professional associations.”
 
Rainbow Railroad
"Rainbow Railroad believes that governments around the globe should enact and enforce laws and policies that protect LGBTQI individuals and enable them to live in freedom and safety in their own country. However, until that day arrives, Rainbow Railroad is focused on providing solutions for LGBTQI people who need immediate assistance because they are facing a serious threat to their lives and safety. This work remains more important than ever because in many parts of the world, LGBTQI people remain stigmatized, targeted by the state and invisible.”
 
Skylark
Skylark offers free, individual and family counselling and support to children, youth and their families who live in Toronto. Counselling services are tailored to the individual strengths and needs of each young person and/or their family. Professional, qualified staff provide a range of relevant, evidenced-based and therapeutic approaches within a multi-disciplinary framework.
 
Soutenir Votre Enfant De Genre Divers
“Un guide s’adressant aux parents, aux tuteurs et aux aidants qui souhaitent soutenir leurs jeunes trans, intersexes, bispirituels ou de genre divers dans le système éducatif de l’Ontario.”
 
Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
“Supporting Our Youth (SOY) is an innovative community development program of Sherbourne Health. SOY is a set of health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and well-being goals established by LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada.”
 
Supporting Your Gender Diverse Child (EGALE)
“This resource is meant to help guide you and your child in the Ontario education system. In it, you will find an introduction to gender identity development, an outline of what schools are responsible for, what rights your child has, an exploration of some of the issues that gender diverse students face, and a guide to transition planning.”
 
Supporting Your Intersex Child
“This resource for parents of intersex children includes general guidelines for navigating the healthcare system and navigating conversations with your child, your family, and with schools. Since being intersex is often confused with gender identity, we have included a handy guide to help parents understand this distinction themselves, and more easily explain it to others. A curated resource list is included at the end for further information.”
 
The OK2BME Program
“OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.” OK2BME also offers support to the development of gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and positive space campaigns in youth-oriented settings, as well as training opportunities for local organizations and community groups. The site includes upcoming events such as Bisexuality Day in September, Intersex Awareness Day in October, and Coming Out Day in October.
 
Trans Fusion Crew (TFC) — Supporting Our Youth
For trans, gender non-binary or genderqueer youth:
“Trans Fusion Crew is a weekly drop-in group to explore, learn about and share experiences of gender and everything else. TFC is a welcoming and supportive space for all of your different trans and non-binary gender experiences.”
 
TransFamily Kingston
TransFamily Kingston is:
“a diverse group of transgender people, family members, friends and allies in the Kingston, Ontario area. TransFamily Kingston gathers at least once a month to share stories and experiences, provide peer support, and assist each other in navigating the various barriers faced by trans people and by their supporters.”

TransFamily Kingston embraces and accepts anyone on the trans/gender spectrum and any family members searching for support or more information.
 
Transgender Law Center in California
“Transgender Law Center in California is the largest national trans-led organization in the United States advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, they employ a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender non-conforming people alive, thriving and fighting for liberation.”
 
Transgender Youth Clinic (SickKids)
“This clinic takes an affirming approach to gender identity and care. Through ongoing assessments and discussions, they support the young person and family in deciding about options that can help the young person feel more comfortable in their body with the hope of decreasing feelings of gender dysphoria.”
 
TransParent Canada for Parents of Trans Children
TransParent Canada welcomes you and invites you “to share your experiences, concerns and joys as your trans children take steps in their journey towards authenticity.” This site includes coming out stories, history, definitions, quotes, information on how to be a trans ally, and letters of support.
 
Trans-Specific Support Groups (The 519)
Includes trans-specific programs and services, including FTM, transmasc, and non-binary support groups, The Trans People of Color Project (TPOC), Trans Youth Mentorship Program (TYMP), a virtual trans ID clinic, and a meeting group for transition support. This site also includes family, children and youth services.
 
Youthline
“Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.”
This resource includes support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
Be Proactive to Support Trans, Gender Variant, LGBTQIA2S, Black and POC During Remote Learning (Part One)
“How to support trans, gender variant, LGBTQIA2S and POC during remote learning with educator and advocate, Jordan Applebaum, created for ETFO and educators.”
 
Kids Explain Pronouns/Be Proactive to Support Trans, Gender Variant, LGBTQIA2S, Black and POC During Remote Learning (Part Two)
“Pronouns are so simple, even a kid can get it.” Produced by Route Eleven and SOY H.E.A.T., with support from Sherbourne Health Centre, SOY and Toronto Foundation.
 
Be Proactive to Support Trans, Gender Variant, LGBTQIA2S, Black and POC During Remote Learning (Part Three)
“How to support trans, gender variant, LGBTQIA2S and POC during remote learning with educator and advocate, Jordan Applebaum, created for ETFO and educators.”
 
Get It Right/ Be Proactive to Support Trans, LGBTQIA2S and POC During Remote Learning (Part Four)
Understanding the importance of policies which exist to protect trans folks and the human rights policy which states that everyone has the right to self-identify. Allowing trans and gender variant folks to come out how they want to, when they want to, and what coming out looks like for each individual.
 
Be Proactive to Support Trans, LGBTQIA2S and POC During Remote Learning (Part Five)
“How to support trans, gender variant, LGBTQIA2S and POC during remote learning with educator and advocate, Jordan Applebaum, created for ETFO and educators.”
 
Be Proactive: How to Start a GSA During Remote Learning (Part Six)
“How to support trans, gender variant, LGBTQIA2S and POC during remote learning with educator and advocate, Jordan Applebaum, created for ETFO and educators.”

Note: At six minutes, skip to “LGBT Youth” link (below) to watch video with better sound quality.
 
Two Spirit “Injunuity”/Be Proactive: How to Start a GSA During Remote Learning (Part Seven)
“Two Spirit: A person of First Nations or Native American descent possessing both a male and female spirit. An umbrella term used to describe the fluidity of First Nations/Native American gender identity and sexuality with respect to traditional tribal roles.”

Featuring Mica Valdez (Mexica), Nazbah Tom (Navajo/Diné), Arlando Teller (Navajo/Diné), Charlie Ballard (Anishinaabe, Sac & fox), Esther Lucero (Navajo/Diné).
 
How to Start a Queer Straight Alliance (aka Gay Straight Alliance or GSA) (Part Eight)
“How to support trans, gender variant, LGBTQIA2S and POC during remote learning with educator and advocate, Jordan Applebaum, created for ETFO and educators.”

Note: Skip to 55 seconds, after “Injunuity” clip, if you watched the full video in part seven.
 
Advice for LGBTQ+ Teens
A video with advice for LGBTQ+ teens led by youth. “Five amazing LGBTQ+ people share their coming out advice”; produced by Seventeen magazine.
 
Black Intersex Woman Shares Her Powerful Story
“Intersex activist Tatenda Ngwaru shares her story of living in the margins as a Black intersex woman seeking asylum in the United States.”
 
Brilliant, Beautiful, Powerful - Transgender Law Centre
Trans voices speaking about advocacy work and trans liberation.
 
Brown, Trans, Queer, Muslim and Proud: Sabah Choudrey, TEDxBrixton
“In this moving and powerful talk, Sabah talks about his life as a transgender Muslim and how his different identities collide.”
 
Day of Pink: Student-Made Video on LGBTQ Inclusion
A student-made video on LGBTQ inclusion for educators, staff, students, parents and community members.
 
How to Support Transgender Students – GLSEN
“National Student Council members James, Kian and Katie describe trans identity, their school experiences, and how schools can support trans students.”
 
Kids Explain Allyship – SOY H.E.A.T.
“Allyship is all about being a good friend. Watch kids explain what it takes to support people who experience discrimination and oppression.” Produced by Route Eleven and SOY H.E.A.T with support from Sherbourne Health Centre, SOY and Toronto Foundation.
 
Kids Explain Intersectionality – SOY H.E.A.T.
This video explains the meaning and importance of intersectionality.
 
LGBT 101: An Introduction to The Queer Community
A short, informational video explaining some of the terms and identities within the LGBTQ+ community.
 
LGBT Youth: Making Schools a Safer Place
This video includes stats from EGALE and is a great video to show staff and administrators on how to make schools a safer place for LGBTQ youth.
 
LGBTQ+ Stereotypes Which Need to Die
"The problem with any kind of stereotype is that it condenses our complex and diverse narratives." A video which addresses stereotypes; conversation led by youth and produced by Seventeen magazine.
 
National Day of Silence
A video to help students prepare for National Day of Silence to recognize the voices of those typically silenced throughout history.
 
Pronouns, Gender and You!
This video explains pronouns which we use to refer to people in the third person (that are not their names). Pronouns act as linguistic markers of people's gender identities, so they're extremely important.
 
Save a LGBTQI Life
Video produced by Rainbow Railroad.
 
Sex versus Gender versus Orientation
“Learn the difference between sex, gender and orientation. Gender is a social construct while sex is your genetics. There can be more than one gender or sex. Orientation is about the sex-gender combination, or lack thereof, that turns us on the most.”
 
Shake This – Music Video by Jordan B Wright: Addressing Importance of All Gender Washrooms
“Music video to raise awareness and start conversations around discrimination in washrooms and the need for all-gender washrooms.”
 
The Whittington Family: Ryland’s Story
This video shows the story of Ryland, who came out in 2014 as trans, and how his family supports him through his transition at a young age. It also touches on being born deaf and having cochlear implants which has various views amongst the deaf community who are proud to be deaf.
 
Transgender Students Deserve to Learn and Strive at School
This short video “depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school, and how school administrators, teachers, staff and supportive students can help.” Produced by MAP and released in partnership with GLSEN.
 
What It’s Like to Be Intersex
An educational video on what it is like to be intersex, raising awareness for students, parents, educators, and community members.
 
Effective Allyship: Transgender takes on Intersectionality
Host, commentator, and activist, Ashlee Marie Preston (writer, speaker, and civil rights activist) teaches that when we talk over people, ignore them or shut them down, what we're really saying is, “I'm more important than you are … I don’t really care what you think, I don't have time for your opinion, or, this isn't a conversation. It’s a contest and I’m gonna win.” In this passionate and deeply heartfelt talk, Ashlee seeks to help promote understanding about intersectionality, allyship and an urgency for compassion.
Durham Alliance Outreach
Durham Alliance Outreach supports 2SLGBTQ+ individuals in Durham, to support them with mental health, self-esteem and self-advocacy. Durham Alliance Outreach provides resources, counselling and education to community and schools.
 
TeachRock
TeachRock utilizes art, music and video to address Equity and Social Justice topics. K-12 Lesson plans, unit plans, distance learning tools are provided to address themes, such as Gender, identity, 2SLGBTQ History.
 
Teaching Outside the Binary
This site will provide many resources to teach about Gender, Identity, LGBTQ+ topics. Extensive booklists provided for Elementary, Secondary, and French classes.
 
5 Common Myths about 2SLGBTQ Youth in Schools
Free Infographic and Learning guide will help build awareness and education of dismantling myths and misconceptions in teaching sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in schools.
 
How to support Educators who are Transitioning and/or Coming out?
TransEducators Network provides resources and self - advocacy strategies to support you in your journey.
 
How can Schools support 2SLGBTQ+ Teachers?
Providing a safe, inclusive environment key areas of welcoming and supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students and educators. Free poster and info. sheet created to support you.
 
Education and Community Resources (Ontario)
A huge collection of both education resources and community groups that could support educators, families and students.
 
Queer Knowledge Hub
An Ontario site that is committed to working towards a strong, welcoming and accessible 2SGLBTQ+ community. Provides, resources, programs and initiatives across Ontario. Queer Knowledge Hub, will provide you with helpful information.
 
Taking Action, Creating 2SLGBTQ Inclusive Schools: Keewatin Patricia District Schools
Keewatin Patricia School Board is committed to acknowledge and embrace diversity and the inclusion of 2SLGBTQ topics in all classrooms. Wonderful newsletter with resources and community links.
 
Gender Justice in Early Childhood
Teaching about Gender in Early Childhood and Kindergarten may feel daunting. This site provides many resources, strategies and tools to support you in understanding and build awareness of Gender and Identity.
 
Queer Kid Stuff
Lindz Amer and her Teddy Bear will provide engaging resources, videos and education for children on all 2SLGBTQ+ topics. Lesson Plans, live performances, online courses are created for students, parents and educators.