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

Fall 2020 – Online Workshops for Parents

Our Training Centre is pleased to be working with Trellis (the partnership between BGCC and Aspen) to offer the following Fall 2020 schedule of online workshops for parents and caregivers. Visit these links for more information about our Parent program or our Training Centre.   Easier Than You Think Parents of 0-11 year-old kids. In this online workshop we will reflect, explore, and gain tools to build your family’s conversations on topics of sexuality, sexual health, and relationships. November 18, … Continued

Focus Groups for GBT2Q+ Guys

  Are you a gay, bi, trans, Two Spirit, queer (GBT2Q+) or other guy who is into guys in Calgary and area? We want your thoughts on some new and upcoming initiatives! We are hosting two focus groups this month, and looking for participants from the GBT2Q+ community. In the focus groups, participants will be asked their thoughts on some logos and graphics for an upcoming initiative, as well as be able to provide insight into the needs and wants … Continued

Update from the Centre For Sexuality

To Our Supporters: I hope you and your loved ones have been staying well during this challenging time. I wanted to give you a brief update on the agency as the province continues to lift restrictions. We completed the school year with staff doing everything they could to reach clients remotely. We were able to finish the WiseGuyz and Girls Programs online and we had several very well attended Relationships and Sexual Health Education online bookings. Our Training Centre successfully … Continued

Show Your Pride 2020

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

Join the 2020 Alberta GSA Conference Planning Committee!

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

#GivingTuesdayNow

  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