Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ+) newcomers are an integral, though often invisible, part of immigrant, refugee and LGBTQ+ communities. Experiencing marginalization from within cultural communities and mainstream LGBTQ+ communities often leaves individuals feeling that there are few options for obtaining services.
June 3, 2021 – Toronto, Ontario
March 3, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada
Creating and maintaining workplaces where everyone – no matter their gender identity or expression – can be safe, respected and able to focus on their work is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The Minister of Justice announced the Government of Canada’s support to Botler AI for the Pan-Canadian Triage System for Sexual Harassment, Misconduct & Violence.
Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), a program of Sherbourne Health, led a needs assessment to learn about ongoing concerns and challenges faced by trans and non-binary children and youth; their parents and caregivers; and their service providers.
Reports caution that the proportion of LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness may be much higher, given that many LGBTQ2S youth do not access shelters due to homophobia and transphobia and that many shelters do not collect data regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.