Resources for LGBTQIA2S+ Athletes, Practitioners, Allies, and Community Members
You Can Play
The You Can Play Project works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including LGBTQIA2S+ athletes, coaches and fans. Information and resources are available on their website.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQIA2S + young people under 25.
Canada’s leading organization for LGBTQIA2S + people and issues with an aim to improve and save lives through research, education, awareness, and by advocating for human rights and equality in Canada and around the world. Information and resources are available on their website.
Pflag Canada is Canada’s only national organization that offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. They support, educate and provide resources to anyone with questions or concerns.
The Get REAL Movement
The Get REAL is a Canadian, student-driven non-profit initiative that seeks to eliminate LGBTQIA2S + discrimination and bullying and promote inclusivity for everyone. Information and resources are available on their website.
Rainbow Railroad is an organization is focused on providing solutions for LGBTQIA2S + people who need immediate assistance because they are facing a serious threat to their lives and safety. Since 2006, Rainbow Railroad has helped more than 800 persecuted LGBTQIA2S + people from 38 countries travel to safety.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC): #OneTeam
The #OneTeam initiative was developed to promote LGBTQIA2S + inclusion and respect in schools and sport throughout the country.
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES): Creating Inclusive Environments for Trans Participant is Canadian Sport
Creating Inclusive Environments for Trans Participant is Canadian Sport is an action plan created by the Trans Inclusions in Sport Expert Working Group designed to ensure teams and sport groups understand and are able to welcome and include trans athletes, staff and fans.
Pride Toronto: TWITCH Stream
Pride Toronto has prepared a month’s worth of online programing which includes some fun Q&A and home workouts with queer & allied Olympians.
The Canadian Centre for Gender+Sexual Diversity in Sport – The Sports Inclusion Program (ON)
The Sports Inclusion Program at the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity aims to challenge homophobia and transphobia in sport. They work with amateur and recreational sports leagues, gym classes, and school and community groups all around Ontario to increase awareness and understanding of LGBTQIA2S + issues in sports. They offer workshops that are completely free of charge in both French and English.
A BC based organization that offers support and resources pertaining to the inclusions and safety of LGBTQIA2S + athletes.
The 519 (ON - Toronto)
The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQIA2S + communities. A City of Toronto agency with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, that strives to make a real difference in people’s lives, while working to promote inclusion, understanding and respect. From refugee settlement to counselling, The 519 serves the people of Toronto by supporting happy, fulfilling LGBTQIA2S + lives. They offer free, accessible and accepting space where people can gather, organize and work toward common goals as well as training, workshops, resources and consulting services that help improve the LGBTQIA2S + experience in Toronto and beyond.
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