The Centre for Sexuality is involved in supporting the development of the City of Calgary’s Addiction and Mental Health Strategy. An important piece of this strategy is ensuring the voices of all Calgarians are heard. They want to hear from alumni of our WiseGuyz program, as well as youth from the LGBTQ2S+ community about your experiences of mental health and what you think needs to change in terms of resources and supports available. We are co-hosting some focus groups with … Continued
Even though Pride 2020 will look a little different this year, there are still so many ways to show your pride! Here’s a few things that we hope you’ll check out! Pride Brunch in support of Camp Fyrefly Saturday, Sept 5th Your favourite Pride brunch tradition is a go – all from the comfort of your home! Support LGBTQ+ youth, visit with friends, and enjoy a fantastic show – and you can order brunch from these local gems: EATCROW Snack Bar, … Continued
Are you interested in helping queer and trans youth? The 2020 Alberta GSA Conference is looking for community members to join the planning committee! As a committee member you will attend digital Zoom meetings, share your thoughts and help make decisions to shape the conference and increase accessibility. Youth, teachers and community members are encouraged to apply. The committee will be meeting 5 times between August and November for 1-2 hours per meeting. Our first meeting is August 18th from 4:30 – … Continued
Giving back isn’t cancelled. On #GivingTuesdayNow, you can express generosity right from your own home. We’re proud partners of #GivingTuesdayNow. Join us on May 5 in this global day of giving and unity. At the Centre, we’re providing much-needed online and phone support to our LGBTQ+ community during this crisis. We know many people are feeling isolated from their communities, particularly LGBTQ+ youth who are no longer attending their school GSA meetings. Many LGBTQ+ youth are at home with … Continued
Reprom is just two weeks away. Looking to get into the prom spirit? Take in Theatre Calgary’s show-stopping musical inspired by Canadian Marc Hall’s true life story of his fight to bring his boyfriend to prom. This is the first LGBTQ+ show Theatre Calgary has brought to their stage in 29 years, so you can also be a part of a little history, and celebrate the diverse communities that make up our city. At the age of 17, Marc fought … Continued
CONTEST ALERT! We want to see your Promposal! (…or your RePromposal?) We want to see all the romantic, clever, cheesy, funny, creative ways you’re asking your partner (or friend!) to ReProm! All you have to do is take a video or photos of your Promposal, then share on social with the hashtag #repromposal2020 and the following tags: Twitter / Instagram: @yycsexualhealth and @mikesbloggity Facebook: @CalgarySexualHealthCentre and @mikesbloggityblog ► Thanks to our awesome friend Mike Morrison, everyone who does a … Continued
Do you want to hang out with other LGBTQ2S+ youth and chat about Healthy Relationships? Come to our LGBTQ2S+ Healthy Relationships group, starting on Tuesdays in January 2020! Sessions on topics like identity, coming out,dating and mental health. To register, please email email@example.com.