Category: News

Trans Day of Remembrance (Nov 20)

Join the Trans Peer Support Group to watch a live stream offered by SexGen at York University from 10am to 2pm, followed by a Zoom meeting from 7pm to 9pm to discuss the SexGen event and Trans Day of Remembrance in Hamilton.

Registration is required for both events.

You can register directly for the SexGen Trans Day of Remembrance event at this link. Contact transpeers@gmail.com to register for the post-event discussion via Zoom.

Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA Virtual Circle

A new facilitated peer support group specifically for Indigenous Two-Spirit & LGBTQ community members aged 16+. Biweekly virtual sharing & social circle taking place online through a secure online meeting platform. The first session will be taking place on Wednesday, November 11th, 5:30pm-7:00pm.

Facilitated by River, a Mental Health Peer Outreach Worker at De dwa da dehs nye s Aboriginal Health Centre in Hamilton. River is also accepting new Indigenous clients who experience mental health and addiction related challenges for short to medium term one-to-one case management supports OR medium to long term peer support.

Contact River by email or phone at the details in the linked poster for more information.

International Transgender Day of Visibility (Mar 31)

International Transgender Day of Visibility (Mar 31)

TDOV is dedicated to celebrating transgender people. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of their contributions to society and the discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.

If you’re looking for ways to mark TDOV today, consider these 10 things you can do Transgender Day of Visibility from Trans Student Educational Resources.

Apply: The City’s Expanding Housing and Support Services for Women and Transgender Community Sub-Committee

Apply: The City’s Expanding Housing and Support Services for Women and Transgender Community Sub-Committee

The City of Hamilton is seeking applicants with experience and interest in homelessness prevention and the provision of affordable housing.

The advisory committee named Expanding Housing and Support Services for Women and Transgender Community Sub-Committee reports to council through the Emergency and Community Services Committee on emerging issues in housing and support services for women and transgender and non-binary persons.

Apply before October 31st at 4:30pm.

For more information and to view the Terms of Reference, visit http://www.hamilton.ca/ApplytoServe, email clerk@hamilton.ca, or call 905-546-2424 ext 2604.

Poster that invites people to apply to join the Expanding Housing and Support Services for Women and Transgender Community Sub-Committee
Merriam-Webster dictionary adds ‘they’ as nonbinary pronoun

Merriam-Webster dictionary adds ‘they’ as nonbinary pronoun

“Attention grammar snobs: ‘they’ can officially be used as a singular, nonbinary pronoun. Merriam-Webster, the oldest dictionary publisher in America, officially recognized the usage today, when it added 533 words to its online dictionary.Read the article at The Guardian, Sep 17

Even very strict grammarians can learn to be good allies. Thanks to coalition member Adrian for sharing this.