Category: QMUNITY Voices Blog

History of Two-Spirit

July 15, 2022

By Adrian Levesque Tansi! This Pride season I was asked some thoughtful questions around what it means to me to be Two-Spirit. Coined in 1990,… Read more

Learning to Harvest Indigenous Medicine

June 13, 2022

By Adrian Levesque On a cold windy day, a couple of years ago, I was invited to participate in a medicine picking excursion. The knowledge… Read more

The Medicine Wheel

May 31, 2022

By Adrian Levesque Tansi! (Hello) My name is Adrian, and I am the new Indigenous Outreach Coordinator at QMUNITY. This month I wanted to take… Read more

Part 4: Tools & Services at QMUNITY to Help with your Mental Health

May 31, 2022

By Syd Gill (she/her), Communications & Fundraising Assistant at QMUNITY Trigger Warning: The theme and content of this webpage include references to mental health, depression,… Read more

Part 3: Barriers to Mental Health Care for members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities

May 27, 2022

by QMUNITY Staff Trigger Warning: The theme and content of this webpage includes references to mental health, depression and suicide. What are Barriers to Mental… Read more

Part 2: External Factors of Mental Health for members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities

May 20, 2022

by Kole Lawrence (he/him), Counseling Program Specialist at QMUNITY Trigger Warning: The theme and content of this webpage includes references to mental health, depression and… Read more

Part 1: Manifestation of Mental Health in members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities

May 11, 2022

by Kole Lawrence (he/him), Counseling Program Specialist at QMUNITY Trigger Warning: The theme and content of this webpage includes references to mental health, depression and… Read more

Melanin Roots

February 16, 2022

By Kay Blac (They/Them) With Inspiration from Maya Angelou’s Poem “And Still I Rise” Not too long ago we were displaced, Not too long ago… Read more

“Me”

February 3, 2022

Poem written by Adeeb/Alec (xe/xir) Alec is a non-binary and queer, Bangladeshi individual who’s purpose has been to support people in any way they can.… Read more

Queer Representation Through Music: A Spotify Playlist

January 24, 2022

By José Álvaro Aliseda (He/Him) Community Member I have always found refuge at the intersection between art and identity. Cultural identity and queerness combined are… Read more