Browse the Rainbow Resource Centre Library collection online or better yet - stop by and visit. They have a sunny and peaceful space with a room of resources dedicated to LGBT2SQ+ topics and content. The staff may have some reading suggestions or take some time and look through books yourself. It is an affirming, safer space that is community supported.
Pride Winnipeg has been celebrated annually since 1987 and has evolved from a one-day event into a 10-day festival filled with pride, confidence, fun, colour, music, laughter, optimism and activism. The Pride Festival and Parade are held the first weekend in June each year!
Born out of a conversation between Tamika Krush and Chance Dupuis in December 2019, this open-source list features mental health workers of different races, ethnicities, and mental health professions. The list is updated on the first of every month, and is hosted through Nine Circles.
Though many of these workers are likely to be 2SLGBTQ+ friendly, folks should vet their mental health providers before committing to work with them.
"Le Collectif est un regroupement sans but lucratif ayant pour projet principal la réalisation d’une analyse des besoins telle que mandatée par l’assemblée fondatrice du 23 janvier 2019. Le Collectif est géré entièrement par des bénévoles."
The Collective is a non-profit group mandated to carry out a needs analysis report for the French-speaking 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Manitoba. You can find their Phase 1 report on their webpage.
Like That provides a space where people exploring gender and/or sexual identity can gather for fun, skills building and recreation. Sunshine House is a drop-in centre focusing on harm reduction, health promotion and social inclusion.
Our Own Health Centre expanded from the former Gay Men's Health Clinic, and now offers care to the entire 2SLGBTQ+ community. Services include general medical and sexual healthcare, mental health counselling, diabetes care, smoking cessation support, and financial counselling.
Rainbow Resource runs several groups for trans and non-binary people:
- Blink is for gender-creative and trans kids and their families
- The Den is for non-binary and gender-questioning adults and seniors
- The Trans Feminine Circle is for adults and seniors assigned male at birth who identify with femininity or as women
- Transmasculine Manitoba is for trans adults and seniors to connect and share resources and experiences.
Improve the quality of life of Two-Spirit (Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans) people in Manitoba, which includes raising funds for and assisting in providing appropriate advocacy, education, health services, housing, employment training and cultural development.
This oral history project was developed in collaboration by Two-Spirited People of Manitoba Inc, the University of Winnipeg Archives, the Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg, and supported in part by the federal and provincial governments. it is the first phase of what will be a "continuing effort to preserve and provide access to the voices and history of Two-Spirit people across Turtle Island."
The Two-Spirit Michif Local is a Manitoba Metis Federation local in the Winnipeg region that serves Métis citizens who identify as two-spirit (2S), lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and/or non-binary.
University of Manitoba’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trangender, Two-Spirited, Queer (LGBTTQ*) and Straight Ally resource centre. RPM offers discussion groups, referrals, and programs and events throughout the year.
Get REAL MB is a local branch of the national non-profit organization, The Get REAL Movement. Our goal is to support 2SLGBTQ+ youth across the country by providing After-School Programs and in-school presentations. The After-School Program is geared towards youth ages 13-17, occurs once a month, and is free for students. Guest speakers, workshops, field trips, and mentorship is included in this program. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Manitoba Education in collaboration with EGALE Canada developed and published Safe and Caring Schools – A Resource for Equity and Inclusion in Manitoba Schools (MB MYGSA). This document is a valuable tool for educators, students, and parents in working together to create more equitable and inclusive schools, especially with respect to diversity of sexuality and gender identity and expression.
Teen Talk is a Youth Health Education Program. We provide services for youth from a harm reduction, prevention education perspective with a focus on sexuality, reproductive health, body image, substance use awareness, mental health, issues of diversity and anti-violence issues.
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy.
PFLAG Canada is Canada's only national organization that helps all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. PFLAG Canada supports, educates and provides resources to all individuals with questions or concerns, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Re:Searching for LGBTQ2S+ Health is a team of 2SLGBTQ+ and ally researchers based at the University of Toronto. They use a community based research approach to attempt to equalize health research relationships, by involving members of the communities in all stages of the process.