#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

Workshops ► Understanding Human Rights & Gender Diversity

  We are pleased to share information about some upcoming workshops in Calgary, facilitated by The Pride Centre of Edmonton. Poster PDF ► AB Human Rights Calgary – mar 2018   Tuesday, March 27, 2018 The Kahanoff Conference Centre #200, 105 12 Ave SE Calgary   Employer / Provider Workshop: 1:00 -4:00PM The Employer / Provider Workshop will be geared towards people (employers, HR personnel, housing providers, property managers) who would be seeking information about understanding human rights protection, avoiding … Continued

Gender Revolution: Movie & Panel Discussion

The Foothills Alberta Teacher’s Association is hosting the National Geographic documentary: “Gender Revolution” followed by a panel discussion on March 13, 6:30-9:30pm at Okotoks Rotary Performing Arts Centre. The documentary is a great educational opportunity for teachers, parents, and community members who may be interested in learning more about transgender people. One of our staff will be on the panel to answer your questions following the film! Tickets are free and available on Eventbright ► https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gender-revolution-movie-and-discussion-tickets-41925893476   DATE & TIME Tue, … Continued