Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women

Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women

Bay Area Queer Women/Transfolks and Cancer Project

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

A project seeking to learn more about how a diverse and trans-inclusive group of Bay Area (a) queer women and transfolks and (b) health advocates: (1) locate and make use of cancer knowledge, and (2) experience cancer health and care. All past, present and future women (of any taxonomic category) who self-identify as queer – that is, people who identify as “lesbian”, “gay”, “bisexual”, “queer”, and who may or may not identify as “trans”, and/or “Other” are included here. All trans folks who feel themselves part of (even if only historically) and comfortable in, the very diverse and multiple group that constitutes “women” & “trans folks” are welcome.

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

Rainbow Health Network

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Seeks to promote optimal health and wellness of people and communities of all gender identities and sexual orientations, including – and not limited to - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Intersex, Two-Spirit, Transsexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning people and allies. They are a volunteer network with limited resources whose activities are focused primarily in Toronto, and their advocacy and lobbying primarily in Ontario, but they are open to sharing information and support across provincial and national borders.

Primary Telephone: 
416-392-6878 ext 4049
Email Address: 
http://www.rainbowhealthnetwork.ca/contact/
Street Address: 
Box 822, Station A
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5W 1G3
Country: 
Canada

Rainbow Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (formerly LesBIGay)

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Women with addictions
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides counselling to lesbian, gay and bisexual people who are concerned about their use of drugs and alcohol. Our services are available to individuals with a variety of goals and are specialized to take into account the unique needs and issues that gay, lesbian and bisexual people face. Staff is made up of gay, lesbian, bisexual and straight professionals who are trained and experiences in counselling people with concerns about their use of alcohol and other drugs.

Primary Telephone: 
416-535-8501x6781
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-463-2338x6781
Street Address: 
60 White Squirrel Way
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6J 1H4
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Advocates on lesbian health issues in the United States. Provides direct services in the US to lesbians with cancer, their partners and caregivers, and education and information to the lesbian community about cancer. Educates the health care community about the special concerns of lesbians with cancer and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 332-5536
Email Address: 
mautner@mautnerproject.org
TTY/TDD: 
(202) 332-5536
Fax Number: 
(202) 332-0662
Street Address: 
1707 L Street NW, Suite 500
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

LGBT Family Coalition

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

A bilingual group of lesbian mothers and mothers-to-be committed to providing support, information, resources and a lot of fun to alternative families. Provide information on becoming a parent. This includes medical, legal, psychological and social issues. Discuss education (daycare and schools) and how to deal with homophobia. Provide support activities such as monthly meetings, discussion groups, guest speakers and Play-group once a week.

Primary Telephone: 
514-846-1543 (Montreal)
Secondary Telephone: 
418-523-5572 (Quebec)
Email Address: 
info@familleshomoparentales.org
Street Address: 
2401 Coursol
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3J 1C8
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

The Heterosexist Enquirer

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

The Heterosexism Enquirer provides a forum for people of all sexualitites to discuss heterosexism safely & privately.

Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Website/URL: 

Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Yukon

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

To establish and maintain a social, recreational, educational and political outlet for the gay and lesbian multicultural community.

Primary Telephone: 
(867) 667-7857
Email Address: 
galayukon@gaycanada.com
Street Address: 
Box 5604
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 5H4

University of British Columbia Womyn’s Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Community education/development
Counselling
Information provision and referral

A space run by the Alma Mater Society of UBC where trans men and women, intersex and women-identified people can feel safe, empower each other, and organize against oppression and violence. Offers a wide variety of free resources such as a phone, pregnancy tests, pads, tampons, condoms, dental dams, and a space to hang out, study, eat, or nap. They sell Diva Cups on a sliding scale, and staff have weekly office hours.

Email Address: 
womyncentre@gmail.com
Street Address: 
6138 SUB Boulevard
Addt'l Street Address: 
Office: SUB 245H
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z1
Country: 
Canada

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-identified (LGBT) Family Coalition

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Advocates for the legal and social recognition of LGBT families.  A bilingual group of LGBT parents and future parents exchanging information, sharing resources and having fun together with our children.
The LGBT Family Coalition works for the legal and social recognition of LGBT families in collaboration with government bodies and the media. We work to increase the visibility of our families and to raise public awareness of the reality of LGBT families. The LGBT Family Coalition creates new resources that can be used in primary and secondary schools, daycares, doctors’ offices, community organizations or social services to sensitize the public about our families and the diversity of our family structures.
Founded in 1998, the LGBT Family Coalition is the result of the merger of two highly successful non-profit community organizations: The Lesbian Mothers Association of Quebec and the Papa-Daddy Group

Primary Telephone: 
514-846-1543 (Montreal)
Secondary Telephone: 
418-523-5572 (Québec)
Email Address: 
info@familleshomoparentales.org
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
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