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Aging Out: Moving towards queer and trans* competent care for seniors.

This discussion paper is the result of conversations between LGBTQ seniors in Metro Vancouver. It includes a summary of findings and recommendations to provide culturally competent care for LGBTQ seniors in Residential Care and Assisted Living.

For media inquiries, please email executive@qmunity.ca.

Volunteer of the Month: Sarah MacDonald

QMUNITY recognizes Sarah MacDonald for her passion, thoroughness, and leadership as an Education and Outreach Volunteer. Sarah began her involvement with QMUNITY through a Community Service Learning placement for her Gender Psychology class at UBC and has stayed to volunteer long after her required hours have been completed! Building an internal online directory for QMUNITY’s referral program, Sarah has been a leader in analyzing the previous system, building the infrastructure for a new database, and shaping focus groups, check-ins, and demonstrations. Read Sara's story at QMUNITY here.

Are you queer-smart?

Do you want to develop your understanding, language and skills to better support LGBTQ folk in your work or personal life?

Queer Competency Trainings—previously only available to groups or organizations—are now available for individuals! Click here for more information and to register for a space in an upcoming workshop!

Give a Damn? Give a Day!

$504.72 That is how much it costs to operate QMUNITY for one day, to pay staff, to keep the lights and heat on and to keep the doors open so that we can provide vital service to our community. When you Give a Damn and Give a Day YOU are responsible for making QMUNITY happen on that day. PLEASE go to our donation page now and Give a Damn by donating $504.72 (either a one time payment or break it up into monthly installments). You can select a date on the calendar that is important to you (your birthday, your anniversary, your partner's birthday, your coming out day, etc.) and on that date QMUNITY will be brought to you by YOU!