Resources

Advocacy

Egale Canada
Egale advances equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified people, and their families, across Canada.

Anti-violence

Gay & Lesbian Elder Abuse

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (US)
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) is an LGBT-specific network of community-based organizations.

Safe Choices Program – BC Association of Specialized Victim Assistance & Counselling Programs
Safe Choices focuses on improving the health and safety of women who are currently or have been in abusive same-sex/gender relationships by empowering women and strengthening our communities to respond to this issue.

Arts & Culture

Gay and Lesbian Business Association of BC

Little Sisters Bookstore

Vancouver Pride Society

Vancouver’s Queer Film Festival

Xtra West – Vancouver’s Gay & Lesbian Biweekly

Education


GALE BC (Gay and Lesbian Educators of BC)

A group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender educators and supportive colleagues.

Health

Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition
The Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition / Coalition santé arc-en-ciel Canada (CRHC / CSAC)  is  a national organization whose objective is to address the various health and wellness issues that people who have sexual and emotional relationships with people of the same gender, or a gender identity that does not conform to the identity assigned to them at birth.

Sherbourne Health Centre
The Sherbourne Health Centre offers a wide range of primary health care programs and services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer, or questioning individuals.

Queer Parenting

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) Parenting Network provides resources, information and support to LGBT parents and their families.

Support

Family Services of Greater Vancouver – LGTB Service Options (counselling)

Living Through Loss Counselling

PFLAG Canada
PFLAG  is a nation-wide organization that provides support, education, and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Prism Alcohol & Drug Services – Vancouver Coastal Health
Prism Alcohol & Drug Services offers counselling and groups for substance-use-affected lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirit and queer people, and for trans people regardless of sexual orientation.

Transgender

Trans Alliance Society (TAS): Embracing Gender Diversity
The Trans Alliance Society is a province-wide coalition, with the aim of building connections between individuals and groups working on trans issues.

Transgender Health Program & Services – Vancouver Coastal Health
The Transgender Health Program mission is to improve the transgender community’s access to quality health and social care in British Columbia.

Two-Spirit

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations - Toronto, Ontario

Two Spirit Circle of Edmonton Society – Edmonton, Alberta

Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society – Vancouver, BC- The purpose of the society is to advance Native American healing and spiritual principles for aboriginal and non-aboriginal people who self identify as two spirit persons. To educate the public on the Sweat lodge ceremony and other Native American spiritual practices.