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Holiday Resource List for Metro Vancouver

PDF version of this list is available here for download. LGBT2Q+ Social Events Gab Youth Holiday Cabaret: A night of performances by and for LGBTQ Youth aged 14-25. December 18th, Heartwood Community Café- http://qmunity.ca/event/winter-gabaret/  RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/711423485657745/ Winterfest at Broadway Youth Resource Centre: December 15th: 2-6pm (Dinner served 3:30-5:30): Huge party with gifts, photo […]

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Trans Community Holiday Dinner

Join us for connection, joy, laughter, and a full belly! Trans Alliance Society & Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre warmly welcome trans community members and our allies to join us for a FREE TURKEY DINNER with all the fixings. Veggie options will be available and we will display the ingredients of each dish so that […]

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‘Giving Voice to the Person Inside’ – Trans Voice Journal Article

A new publication in the International Journal of Transgenderism is available for free download here. The article is titled: Voice and Communication Change for Gender Nonconforming Individuals: Giving Voice to the Person Inside It is a document for speech language professionals and a companion piece to the WPATH Standards of Care in Voice and Communication. This […]

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Event: Moving Trans* History Forward (March 17-20, 2016)

Join community activists, academic, artists, and allies from around the globe for the second biennial Moving Trans* History Forward conference held on the beautiful University of Victoria campus. Learn more about the conference here. Brought to you by The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria.  

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Trans child makes Vancouver Magazine’s 50 most powerful list

Vancouver’s very own Tru Wilson, age 12, has been acknowledged by Vancouver Magazine as one of Vancouver’s most influential people. Tru filed a human rights complaint that has resulted in local Catholic schools changing their policies to allow for students to have their gender identity accommodated. Tru is an activist with a loud voice and we wish her […]

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Aftercare Coverage – Oct 1, 2015

On October 1, 2015, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) communicated to stakeholders its intent to cover the cost of post-operative care provided at the aftercare facility, L’Asclépiade, for eligible patients going to Montreal for gender-affirming lower surgeries through Dr. Brassard’s clinic. Individuals who have paid for aftercare from L’Asclépiade since October 1, 2015, should […]

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Free Aboriginal Youth Conference – Thursday, November 5th, 2015

LBGQT2 Two Spirits, One Heart, One Mind, One Nation Free Aboriginal Youth Conference Thursday, November 5th, 2015 9am-4pm Welcoming youth, ages 12-24 Prizes, games, & Aboriginal speakers! To register please contact: Kim Rumley or Raven Leipsic kim.r@vhfc.ca or raven.l@vnfc.ca Victoria Native Friendship Centre 231 Regina Avenue, Victoria, BC 250-384-3211

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Working with Trans Individuals in Social Service Settings – Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Working with Trans Individuals in Social Service Settings When: Tuesday October 27th 1 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Three Bridges Community Health Centre, 1290 Hornby Street, Vancouver Room 150/154 Description: Prism Services offers a workshop exploring working with transgender clients and staff in social service settings. The workshop is open to everyone working within healthcare, […]

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THiP Family Hallowe’en Party – Saturday, October 24th, 2015

We are having another THiP Family Event!   Our Halloween Party for families with gender creative and trans children and youth will be held on Saturday, October 24th, 2015. We are pleased to have C.A.L.L. Out! join us for a focus group on family supports. Please share with the families you work with and have […]

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2nd Annual Conference for Diverse Genders and Sexual Orientation

Hello everyone, West Vancouver Recreation is presenting their 2nd Annual Conference for Diverse Genders and Sexual Orientation On September 26th and 27th at Gleneagles Community Centre (6262 Marine Drive). There will be Workshops, educational sessions, and panel discussions for all ages. Childcare will provided. The cost is $25, which includes lunch and dinner on Saturday […]

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