A sex, sexual, and gender
differences in education and culture focus group in the Faculty of
Education, University of Alberta. AGAPE is a focus group set up to
consider issues in relation to sex, sexual, and gender differences
and schooling. It is designed to meet the needs of lesbian, gay,
bisexual, and trans-identified undergraduate and graduate students,
faculty and staff in the Faculty of Education at the University of
Alberta. Straight allies are also welcome. As well, we welcome
practicing teachers and other interested members of the larger
Altview is a peer support and discussion group for sexual minority youth up to the age of 25. Our primary focus is on helping LGBTQ youth from Strathcona County and surrounding areas feel connected to a larger community. We now meet on a weekly basis for a 2 hour get-together. For info, please e-mail us or visit our website.
Camp fYrefly 7-104 Department of Educational Policy Studies
Faculty of Education, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G5
Phone: (780) 492-0772
Fax: (780) 492-2024
GALAP - The Gay and Lesbian Association of the Peace
The Gay and Lesbian Association of the Peace (GALAP) is a newly registered society whose current focus is bringing our community together for friendship and support. We are currently in the process of opening a new community resource center in Grande Prairie as well as building an interactive website. Regular social functions are held with weekly coffee nights starting back up in the fall.
#205, 10113 - 103 Avenue
(Upstairs in the Community Village)
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 1C2
Phone: (780) 513-1990
Gay Fathers Calgary
The Calgary Gay Fathers are a peer support group for gay, bisexual, questioning, or partnered fathers. The group holds informal meetings twice a month, with individual members in contact in between. Membership is free and confidential.
To serve the area of South Eastern
Alberta in providing support to and advocacy for, those affected
and infected by HIV/AIDS/HCV, and to educate and inform the public
about HIV/AIDS/HCV. Our agency also offers resources and a meeting
place for the gay, lesbian and bi-sexual communities.
Support services for people affected
with HIV / AIDS, an info line, counseling, referrals, support groups,
preventive education programs, a resource centre, speakers bureau,
Gay Men's Outreach Crew (GMOC), advocacy and public awareness.
Lynn Sutankayo - Community Education Coordinator
HIV Network of Edmonton Society
Suite 300, 11456 - Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5K 0M1
Toll Free Phone: 1 (877) 388-5742
Phone: (780) 488-5742
Fax: (780) 488-3735
HIV West Yellowhead
weekly movies nights on the topics of sexual and gender diversity
free of charge. Free transportation available from Jasper, Hinton,
Whitecourt, and Edson to Edmonton Pride on June 16th,
New Directions is a
peer support group for transsexual and transgender persons of all
ages as well as their supporters. Peer support is on the third
Friday of every month. Meetings start at 7pm and are held at
The University of Alberta’s
gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight-but-not-narrow-minded
group. OUTreach acts as an information medium, social group, a place
to meet friends, gain support, and be yourself. Our group is member
driven and is open to all, for suggestions and activities.
PFLAG Lethbridge and Area is available 24 hours a day for information, crisis intervention, family mediation/counselling, individual counselling and support, and connections to other GLBT teens/parents, and resources.
Contact person is parent: Betty Neil, MSW, RSW, who is also a community mental health therapist for ages 15-26.
Phone: (403) 360-1150 cell; (403) 382-4567 (direct line at work).
Services are confidential and professional.
Web: www.pflag.ca (Canada)
Queers on Campus (QCampus / QC -- Formerly GLASS)
We are a campus resource for
everyone at the University of Calgary. Lesbian, Bi, Gay, Trans,
Straight, Asexual, Queer, or Questioning, all are welcome! We are
proud to have a variety of people from different faculties,
backgrounds, and experiences in life, supporting the principle that
all people should be treated with dignity whatever their sexual
The Support Network
strengthens individuals, families and the community, especially
those who are experiencing crisis or distress, through support,
information and education.
Our programs are:
Supportive listening, crisis intervention and referrals for people
coping with stressful situations (including abuse, violence & suicide)
Get Help - Give Help - Dial 211
A single point of access to information on human services, community
programs and volunteering.
The Unitarian Church of Calgary
This church provides a safe space
for all people to explore their spirituality. The UCC embraces and
celebrates the presence and participation of people of all races,
sexual orientations and physical limitations.
Youth4youth is a youth driven website
with the mission of providing both the opportunity for all youth
to express themselves and the resources to support each other in
exploring healthier life choices.
Youth One is an Edmonton-based online youth community. There are
several components to the website at ww.youthone.com: an e-zine
through which young people in Edmonton and around the world can
speak their mind and be heard, an extensive directory of helpful
links and resources, a moderated peer support forum and crisis chat
room where young people can find support in a safe environment, a
local events calendar, and a new service for the community-minded
called YouthVOLUNTEER! which can be found at wwww.youthone.com/volunteer.
Youth One Supervisor
Phone: (780) 732-6649
The mission of Youth Understanding
Youth is to provide a warm and friendly place where lesbian, gay,
bisexual, trans, straight, queer, and questioning youth, who are
under the age of 25, can gather together to have fun and learn about
themselves and others in a safe, supportive, inclusive, and caring