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The health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, two-spirit, intersex, asexual, pansexual, genderqueer, etc. (LGBTQ2S+) community is important to us. The Health Unit is working toward being a positive and safe space that is welcoming to everyone. This is reflected in our buildings, our policies, and in the people that work and volunteer here.

Explore the webpages below to find information and resources for LGBTQ2S+ persons, their friends, educators, parents, service providers and family members to support positive environments, health and well-being:

  • Being an ally – Learn about how to listen to, and be guided by communities and individuals affected by oppression
  • Homophobia – Understand what homophobia is, where we find it and our role in ending it
  • Pronouns – Pronouns set the stage for respectful engagement - learn what they are, why they matter and how to use them
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity and expression – Recognize the difference between sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression
  • When someone comes out – Explore ways of responding when someone you care about comes out
  • Youth and teens – Access community information and resources specific to LGBTQ2S+ youth
  • Positive spaces and other training – Discover how your organization, company, office or practice can work towards being a safer and positive space for LGBTQ2S+ persons
  • Additional resources – Discover a huge range of resources and support for youth, parents, educators, learners and advocates

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)