Since July, we have been working on a community engagement project made possible by an extension of the LGBTQ2 Community Capacity Fund grant administered by Women and Gender Equality Canada. Thus far, this work has included an environmental scan to discover what programs and services are available for Black, Indigenous, and racialized people from 2SLGBTQIA+

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We grieve with the loved ones of the people who were murdered at Club Q this weekend and wish speedy healing to those who were injured. These tragic events are just the latest in a long line of examples demonstrating that normalizing hate speech has deadly consequences for 2SLGBTQIA+ people. The few spaces that 2SLGBTQIA+

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our online Rainbow Pages directory!

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This guest post was written by Cassidy Rae Proctor. I recognized my reflection before I knew it was mine, in the pages of a beat up paperback on a library shelf. As a child, I all but lived at the public library in my small town. I learned to read with Peter and Jane, watched

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Early in 2021, SPECTRUM conducted some community surveys to help us better understand the needs of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in Waterloo Region. One of the things we heard about was a need for programs for 2SLGBTQIA+ children, families, and parents. We connected with EarlyON | Waterloo Region to talk about how we might be able to

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By Midas Beglari What is Happening in Iran? On September 16, Mahsa (Zhina) Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish women, was murdered by the morality police in Tehran, Iran; her death sparked an anti-government movement, referred to as “Woman, Life, Freedom”, in Iran and all around the world. As we share this message, Iranians inside the country

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