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Find your next 2SLGBTQQIA+ read, local and national resources and 2SLGBTQQIA+ histories and archives.

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Welcome to Winnipeg Public Library's 2SLGBTQQIA+ guide. In this guide you will find:

  • lists of blogs, guides and websites to help you find your next great read with 2SLGBTQQIA+ authors, storylines and characters for all ages
  • lists of local and national resources relevant to the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community
  • links to 2SLGBTQQIA+ history and archive resources

If you have a question about a topic covered or not covered by this guide please Ask Us!  

Pride Winnipeg 2023 took place June 4th! Check out these Pride websites for information about Pride throughout the year.

Quick link to 2SLGBTQQIA+ resources


When you see or hear someone say 2SLGBTQQIA+ it’s meant to represent diverse sexual and gender identities. 2SLGBTQQIA+ stands for Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and + which leaves room for people to self identify in a way that makes sense for them.

Other versions of the acronym, like QUILTBAG may include the keywords words Gender Diverse and Undecided, among others. For consistency, we will use 2SLGBTQQIA+ throughout this guide.


Check out more on terms and definitions as well as terms to avoid.