January 2022 Update

For the safety of our clients and staff, we have made the decision to return to providing many of our services remotely for the month of January. Our office will be closed and staff will be working from home. All counselling services will continue to be offered virtually (by phone or Zoom). Our STI Testing services on Wednesday and Thursday nights will continue at our office. Please see that program page for more info. Our staff will continue to be … Continued

Supporting our Work on #GivingTuesday and Beyond

There is no doubt that the past 20 months have challenged each of us in ways we never imagined. I’m sure you have faced constant interruptions and adjustments to many aspects of your life. As time has passed, I see the need for some normalcy and a return to a sense of community has become so important. Do you feel it too? The demand for our work has increased, and the need for our programs remains crucial. We are asking … Continued

Happy Pride!

HAPPY PRIDE, CALGARY! We have so many great ways for you to celebrate and give back this week. Check them all out and have a fabulous Pride Week! Pride Boxes Did you miss out on Pride Boxes? Never fear – you can still snag one! Our delivery volunteers have worked hard to get over 200 boxes out the door, so we’re going to give them a break. We have a few boxes left for sale – you’ll just need to … Continued

Re-Opening Plan

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Sexuality will begin our return to the office on August 3, 2021! Our re-opening plan will include a gradual approach of re-introducing some services in August, with a full return planned for September. We continue to require all staff and visitors at our office to wear masks for the time being. We also ask folks to reschedule their visits if they have any core COVID-19 symptoms. Effective Tuesday, August 3rd we … Continued

Online Workshop Series for Alberta K-12 Teachers and Staff

The Centre for Sexuality is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that provides comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationship education in schools, communities, and workplaces. Over the past 49 years we have developed expertise in providing programs and services related to gender identity, sexual orientation, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion, gender equity, sexuality, sexual health, healthy relationships, and consent. Our mandate is to use that expertise to build and deliver meaningful programs that change lives, communities and systems. We are excited to offer Alberta … Continued

Where The Rivers Meet – Needs Assessment Surveys

We are looking for community input for a needs assessment for Two-Spirit youth and adults and LGBT+ Indigenous youth in the Treaty 7 area, and you may quality for a $25 gift card!  Centre for Sexuality is considering adapting a program called Where the Rivers Meet, which is based in Edmonton and run by U of A’s Institute for Sexual and Minority Studies (ISMSS). This program supports Two-Spirit and LGBT+ Indigenous youth using traditional knowledge, and builds tools for allyship … Continued

Focus Groups: Addiction & Mental Health Strategy

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