The Gay Straight Members' Alliance was created in 2011. The name was changed in 2021 to Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Committee. The group meets regularly through the year to discuss issues related to Two Spirited & LGBTQ+ members.
Chair: Rachelle Séguin
Vice-Chair: Rosemary Nolan
Tresurer: Sabine Richarz
BSS - vacant
ESS - Rosemary Nolan
FSS - Fred Stride & Adrienne Purbhoo
GREC - vacant
KSS - Jordan Chambers
KLC - Clarissa Tavares
LSS - Sabine Richarz
LCVI - vacant
NDSS - vacant
NAEC - vacant
OT - Omid Aghamirian
SHS - vacant
PSSP - Jamie Lopes
Instructors - Tiffany Myers
Time Line of LGBTQ in Education. This colourful resource was made by ETFO and CLGA for World Pride i (pdf)Download
The "Every Teacher Toolkit" was published by the Manitoba Teacher's Society in 2017. (pdf)Download
"Everyone Belongs - a toolkit for applying intersectionality" (2009) (pdf)Download
OSSTF "still not laughing: Challenging Sexual Harassment in Schools" (2012) (pdf)Download
Glossary of terms (OSSTF D16 2011) (pdf)Download
LDSB (2020) Supporting protecting Transgender Spectrum And Or Gender Non-Conforming Students (pdf)Download
Tips for Welcoming Gender Diversity in Your Classroom (pdf)Download
Gender Friendly Athletics Tips (pdf)Download
How To Intervene to a homophobic, biphobic, transphobic Attack (pdf)Download
Visit our eStore and purchase a "speak up, speak out" t-shirt (designed by one of our local members).
Find virtual backgrounds, poster ideas, a Pledge Poster, colouring books and more...
The story of the pink shirt, Bullying Basics, Lesson plans, and many other resources.
Red Cross resource booklet. Planning resources and fundraising ideas.
An online resource for parents: Helping Kids Deal with Bullies.
Brain Ninjas article with multiple book titles.
Full of resources to advocate for gender expression and gender identity human rights at school.
Send The Right Message is a campaign of the LGBTQ Youth Initiative. Our goal is to encourage straight and cisgender youth to challenge every day instances of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. We're here to help them be allies to their LGBTQ friends.
Gender Creative Kids is a reference community organization that has supported trans, non-binary, and gender-fluid youth’s affirmation within their families, schools, and communities since 2013.
Employee Assistance Program. For information or a confidential interview call 613-549-5561 or 1-888-409-4499. Emergency after hours counselling 1-800-668-9920
A list of resources on mental well being.
Pflag Canada is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their LGBTQ2S children.
A network of trans* people, family members, friends and allies in the Kingston area that meet monthly to share stories and experiences.
Services are non-judgemental, stigma-free with a focus on reducing the harm from drug use. Services include: Education; Outreach and Harm Reduction Services; Safe injection/inhalation supplies and referrals to supportive services.