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  • Online Workshop Series for Alberta K-12 Teachers and Staff
    by Becky Scheer on January 22, 2021 at 6:26 pm

    The Centre for Sexuality is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that provides comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationship education in schools, communities, and workplaces. Over the past 49 years we have developed expertise in providing programs and services related to gender identity, sexual orientation, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion, gender equity, sexuality, sexual health, healthy relationships, and consent. Our mandate is to use that expertise to build and deliver meaningful programs that change lives, communities and systems. We are excited to offer Alberta … Continued The post Online Workshop Series for Alberta K-12 Teachers and Staff appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Where The Rivers Meet – Needs Assessment Surveys
    by Becky Scheer on December 15, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    We are looking for community input for a needs assessment for Two-Spirit youth and adults and LGBT+ Indigenous youth in the Treaty 7 area, and you may quality for a $25 gift card!  Centre for Sexuality is considering adapting a program called Where the Rivers Meet, which is based in Edmonton and run by U of A’s Institute for Sexual and Minority Studies (ISMSS). This program supports Two-Spirit and LGBT+ Indigenous youth using traditional knowledge, and builds tools for allyship … Continued The post Where The Rivers Meet – Needs Assessment Surveys appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Focus Groups: Addiction & Mental Health Strategy
    by Becky Scheer on October 23, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    The Centre for Sexuality is involved in supporting the development of the City of Calgary’s Addiction and Mental Health Strategy. An important piece of this strategy is ensuring the voices of all Calgarians are heard. They want to hear from alumni of our WiseGuyz program, as well as youth from the LGBTQ2S+ community about your experiences of mental health and what you think needs to change in terms of resources and supports available. We are co-hosting some focus groups with … Continued The post Focus Groups: Addiction & Mental Health Strategy appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Fall 2020 – Online Workshops for Parents
    by Becky Scheer on October 22, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    Our Training Centre is pleased to be working with Trellis (the partnership between BGCC and Aspen) to offer the following Fall 2020 schedule of online workshops for parents and caregivers. Visit these links for more information about our Parent program or our Training Centre.   Easier Than You Think Parents of 0-11 year-old kids. In this online workshop we will reflect, explore, and gain tools to build your family’s conversations on topics of sexuality, sexual health, and relationships. November 18, … Continued The post Fall 2020 – Online Workshops for Parents appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Focus Groups for GBT2Q+ Guys
    by Becky Scheer on September 15, 2020 at 8:57 pm

      Are you a gay, bi, trans, Two Spirit, queer (GBT2Q+) or other guy who is into guys in Calgary and area? We want your thoughts on some new and upcoming initiatives! We are hosting two focus groups this month, and looking for participants from the GBT2Q+ community. In the focus groups, participants will be asked their thoughts on some logos and graphics for an upcoming initiative, as well as be able to provide insight into the needs and wants … Continued The post Focus Groups for GBT2Q+ Guys appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Update from the Centre For Sexuality
    by Becky Scheer on August 12, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    To Our Supporters: I hope you and your loved ones have been staying well during this challenging time. I wanted to give you a brief update on the agency as the province continues to lift restrictions. We completed the school year with staff doing everything they could to reach clients remotely. We were able to finish the WiseGuyz and Girls Programs online and we had several very well attended Relationships and Sexual Health Education online bookings. Our Training Centre successfully … Continued The post Update from the Centre For Sexuality appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Show Your Pride 2020
    by Becky Scheer on August 6, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Even though Pride 2020 will look a little different this year, there are still so many ways to show your pride! Here’s a few things that we hope you’ll check out!   Pride Brunch in support of Camp Fyrefly Saturday, Sept 5th Your favourite Pride brunch tradition is a go – all from the comfort of your home! Support LGBTQ+ youth, visit with friends, and enjoy a fantastic show – and you can order brunch from these local gems: EATCROW Snack Bar, … Continued The post Show Your Pride 2020 appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Join the 2020 Alberta GSA Conference Planning Committee!
    by Becky Scheer on July 24, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    Are you interested in helping queer and trans youth? The 2020 Alberta GSA Conference is looking for community members to join the planning committee! As a committee member you will attend digital Zoom meetings, share your thoughts and help make decisions to shape the conference and increase accessibility. Youth, teachers and community members are encouraged to apply. The committee will be meeting 5 times between August and November for 1-2 hours per meeting. Our first meeting is August 18th from 4:30 – … Continued The post Join the 2020 Alberta GSA Conference Planning Committee! appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • #GivingTuesdayNow
    by Becky Scheer on April 29, 2020 at 8:19 pm

      Giving back isn’t cancelled. On #GivingTuesdayNow, you can express generosity right from your own home. We’re proud partners of #GivingTuesdayNow. Join us on May 5 in this global day of giving and unity.    At the Centre, we’re providing much-needed online and phone support to our LGBTQ+ community during this crisis. We know many people are feeling isolated from their communities, particularly LGBTQ+ youth who are no longer attending their school GSA meetings. Many LGBTQ+ youth are at home with … Continued The post #GivingTuesdayNow appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Update from our President & CEO
    by Becky Scheer on April 22, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    To our supporters, I hope you and your loved ones are well. This is a challenging time for everyone, and we want to take a moment to check in, update you on what’s happening at the Centre, and say thank you. Our physical office is currently closed, our regular programs have been cancelled, and our staff are working from home. As we always do when our office is closed, we are providing free condoms and pregnancy tests at the office doors … Continued The post Update from our President & CEO appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

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