Resources


Below is a list of resources the Pride Squamish Committee put together to support community members who are looking to learn more, get involved, and/or share the love. 

 

 Resource Name Type of Support Provided
BC Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic

 

Provides treatment with puberty blockers and/or gender-affirming hormones for transgender and gender-questioning youth. 

Bi.org

 

Bi.org's mission is to connect bi people around the world and provide accurate, accessible, scientifically-sound information about (bi)sexuality. Whether you are here learn about (bi)sexuality to better understand yourself, better understand a loved one, or simply to learn, we hope you will find this site a valuable resource.

Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD)

 

CCGSD seeks to empower gender and sexually diverse communities through education, research, and advocacy. Check out their website for information on programs, trainings, and education resources. 

Counselling Resource List for Two-Spirit, Trans and Non-binary Individuals 

 

Self-explanatory. Most resources listed are Vancouver and Lower Mainland based and/or online.

Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit

 

Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit to Support the Implementation of Institutional and Social Change.

Glaad Org

 

GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.

Human Rights Campaign

 

The Human Rights Campaign focuses on mobilizing those who envision a world strengthened by diversity, where our laws and society treat all people equally, including LGBTQ+ people and those who are multiply marginalized.

It's Pronounced Metrosexual

 

Free online resource for learning and teaching about social justice, gender, and sexuality.

My Pronouns Org

 

Resource dedicated to the empowering and inclusive use of personal pronouns in the English language.

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)

 

A national Indigenous organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse people in Canada, inclusive of First Nations on and off reserve, status and non-status, disenfranchised, Métis and Inuit. Founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of Indigenous women within their respective communities and Canada societies.

Qmunity

 

QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. The offer youth services, counselling, peer support, adult and older adult services, trans ID clinic, and education and training resources. 

Queer Events

 

2SLGBTQ+ organization committed to working towards a strong, inclusive & accessible Queer community.

Queer Glossary

 

Worried about using the right term or want to learn about something that is new to you? The Glossary of Terms is for all folks under the rainbow, from A to Z, as well as those who love them. Resource from Qmunity. 

Resources for Trans Youth

 

Support Resources for Gender Diverse Youth. Provides a list of resources for youth, those who love them (families/caregivers), as well as educators. 

Safe Spaces – Self-guided Online Course

 

2S-LGBTQ+ Workplace Training & Inclusion: Workshops, online training, organizational assessments, consultations services.

The Asexuality Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)

 

AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

The Gender Cool Project

 

The GenderCool Project is a youth-led movement bringing positive change to the world. The Champions are helping replace misinformed opinions with positive experiences meeting transgender and non-binary youth who are thriving.

The Safe Zone

 

The Safe Zone is a free online resource for powerful, effective LGBTQ+ awareness and ally training workshops. 

Trans Care BC

 

Improving gender affirming care across BC. Trans Care BC supports the delivery of equitable and accessible care, surgical planning, and peer and community support for trans people across the province.

Trans What? A Guide Towards Allyship

 

Simple online glossary that debunks myths and walks through from ignorance towards informed allyship.

Two-Spirit Collective

 

Provides support, resources, and programming for Indigenous youth, ages 15 to 30, who identify as 2-spirit or LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender non-conforming, along with many other identities), and for those who are questioning their sexual or gender identities.

WAVA Rape Crisis Centre

 

WAVAW offers trauma-informed feminist support to survivors of sexualized violence. Our services are open to cis and trans women and people of all marginalized genders, including Two-Spirit, trans, and non-binary people. They have a 24-hour crisis and information line (1-877-392-7583), as well as offer workshops and resources.