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As part of the continued efforts to ensure a safe, caring, and socially just educational experience for students, the following are some resources available for students, families, and staff. of the two-spirited, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender communities or those who may identify as queer or questioning (2SLGBTQ+). The resources below offer advice and support to both individuals and their loved ones:

Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Egale – Canada Human Rights Trust

Day Against Homophobia

NL Sexual Health Centre

PFLAG Canada

Parents of Trans and Gender Diverse Kids – A welcoming and affirming peer support group for parents of trans, two-spirit and gender diverse children, youth and adults. Partnered with the Trans Youth Group for youth 12-18 yrs.

Additionally, through the establishment of GSA initiatives throughout Newfoundland and Labrador schools, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has provided the following document full of potential resources for LGBTQ individuals and families to access services within the province:

Resources for LGBTQ+ Individuals and Families (PDF)

Dates of Recognition for the 2SLGBTQ+ community:

March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility

May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

June – Pride Month in Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

July – Pride Week observed (St. John’s & area)

September – Pride Week observed (Corner Brook & area)

November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

December 10 – Human Rights Day