Calgary GSA Roundtable Network – FOCUS GROUPS

Attention Calgary and area GSA folks! You may have noticed that we haven’t hosted a GSA Roundtable meeting yet this semester – this is because we are taking some time to receive feedback from GSA teachers and students about how the GSA Network can best support them! In December, we will be hosting two focus groups – one for school staff and one for students, so that we can hear from you! There will be snacks, and lots of ability … Continued

Our first FREE online course with CPHA is now live!

    We are excited to announce that our first online course for service providers focused on reducing stigma related to sexuality, substance use, and STBBIs is now live to the public on Canadian Public Health Association’s learning site. Please check out the link below (in English and in French) to learn more!   FREE Online Learning Course: Addressing stigma related to sexuality, substance use and STBBIs Do you work as a front-line health or social service provider? Are you … Continued

#SafeStampede rides again to spur conversations around consent

CALGARY – The 2018 Calgary Stampede will mark the fourth year of the successful #SafeStampede movement which encourages a safe and respectful Stampede for everyone. The Calgary Stampede is a great celebration of our city’s community spirit with so much for Calgarians and visitors to enjoy. The #SafeStampede initiative aims to ensure everyone feels welcome to participate safely, everywhere from Stampede Park, BBQs, headliner concerts and lively dance halls. “The Calgary Stampede is proud to continue our support for this … Continued

Centre for Sexuality: new name, same great services

  Our big announcement at our AGM last night: We’re now the Centre for Sexuality! Same great services, same incredible staff, and the same vision to normalize sexuality for all Albertans. Stay tuned for more info on our new website and other details! In the meantime, check out some more highlights from our AGM:     We’re so proud to share our new brand with you all! And our new website (soon to come). Watch this space! #CentreforSexuality #Centre #TheCentre … Continued

WiseGuyz Training Institute and Licensing Process is Underway!

Last week saw the completion of our first WiseGuyz Training Institute, a key step in preparing four sites across Alberta to implement our WiseGuyz program in their communities! Since the beginning of our WiseGuyz program, we have had requests from across Canada from sites that want to provide the WiseGuyz program in their own community. In October 2017, we put out a request for proposals from organizations in Alberta who were interested in participating in a 15-month pilot process to … Continued

Update on Camp fYrefly 2018

  As you may already know, this year Camp fYrefly is going to be a provincial camp. Our partners at the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (ISMSS) are undergoing some restructuring and do not have the staff to execute an Edmonton Camp, so they asked if we could host youth from around the province this year.   We know that Camp fYrefly has a big impact on the youth that attend, so we are going to fill the gap … Continued