Totally Outright is a free health leadership program for young gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, and queer (GBT2SQ) guys who are into guys between 18-30 years of age. Work with other guys to plan an exciting new campaign or event using all the skills and information gained in the program.
Camp fYrefly is a leadership retreat for Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ youth. The camp provides a space for youth to explore their identity, build resilience and enhance self-esteem, all while having an incredible camp experience. Participants return home with a support network of positive friendships, trusted adult mentors, and an empowered sense of self.
Gender Creative Families Night
Centre For Sexuality, in partnership with Families Matter, welcomes parents, families and caregivers of gender creative children, 14 and under, to a monthly gathering. This support group is an opportunity for caregivers to share stories and experiences, support each other in a non-judgmental and safe atmosphere, and to learn more about gender creativity.
From Me to We
From Me to We creates a safe and welcoming space for transgender, Two-Spirit, non-binary and gender non-conforming youth to explore their identities; experience a sense of belonging and acceptance; and build skills and confidence to navigate healthy relationships with themselves, others, and their communities.
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Network
We’re proud to support a growing network of students, schools and community organizations that strive to create safer spaces for 2SLGBTQ+ students and staff.
The network provides consultation, training, event funding, school visits, networking and more to people involved in a GSA, or those who want to start one.
Healthy Relationships Program for 2SLGBTQIA+ Youth
The Healthy Relationships Program for Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual + Youth is a small group positive mental health promotion program for gender, sexual, and romantic minority youth. It helps build resiliency and promote well-being among 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.
STI Testing for gbMSM
In partnership with Alberta Health Services’ Safeworks, we are happy to offer rapid HIV and STI testing for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) at the Centre for Sexuality.
Our Professional Counselling program uses a Natural Supports approach to support youth who identify as Two Spirit & LGBTQ+. We’ll meet with youth (12-24) to discuss issues like identity, questioning identity, sexual orientation and coming out. We’re also available to meet with the young person’s “natural supports” – family members or other supportive individuals – to help support the young person in their life.
Where the Rivers Meet
Where the Rivers Meet YYC is a free program aimed at creating community for Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer individuals through various program offerings, including increasing visibility of Two-Spirit identities in Treaty 7, expanding knowledge of Two-Spirit identities through education, and finally increasing opportunities for Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer individuals to connect with each other.
2SGBQ+ Men’s Community Engagement
The Centre for Sexuality is excited to be developing new programming for 2SGBQ+ guys to address this community’s specific needs and create opportunities for connection and learning.