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2SLGBTQ+ Resources: Community Organizations

This guide provides access to resources on 2SLGBTQ+ issues in Canada and NS, as well as statistics and links to community organizations. It was developed in consultation with NSCC's Office of Human Rights and Equity Services.

2SLGBTQ+ in Nova Scotia

Capital Health and IWK: It gets better. Capital Health (2012, January 9). YouTube.

A Pride Health video created by Capital Health and IWK Health Centre. People talking about their lives, coming out as 2SLGBTQ+ and how it gets better.

Clark, P. (2019, July 11). Navigating 2 identities: Being black and gay in Nova Scotia. CBC Information Morning. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/black-gay-nova-scotia-panel-1.5208342

In response to an image shared by Halifax Pride, CBC's Information Morning radio show held a panel discussion about what it is like to be black and gay in Nova Scotia. With Information Morning host Portia Clark, Robert Wright, Cole Dorfschmidt, and Morgan Manzer.

Websites

Books

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing : biographical approaches for inclusive care and support

eBook - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing : biographical approaches for inclusive care and support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people often face unique challenges as they grow older.

Claiming the B in LGBT : illuminating the bisexual narrative

Claiming the B in LGBT : illuminating the bisexual narrative

Even as the broader LGBT community enjoys political and societal advances in North America, the bisexual community still today contends with decades of misinformation stereotyping them as innately indecisive, self-loathing, and untrustworthy.

Fair play : how LGBT athletes are claiming their rightful place in sports

eBook - Fair play : how LGBT athletes are claiming their rightful place in sports

This important and accessible book about the evolving treatment of LGBTQ athletes in organized sports should be required reading for anyone involved in the playing, coaching, and administration of organized sports.

Transgender children and youth : cultivating pride and joy with families in transition

Transgender children and youth : cultivating pride and joy with families in transition

Kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ages, which is a good thing for them.But what written resources are available to parents, teachers and mental health professionals who need to support these children?

Pride Day

For LGBTQ people and their supporters, Pride events are an opportunity to honor the past, protest injustice, and celebrate a diverse and vibrant community.