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Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line

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English
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Online
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Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line
Publication Place: 
Ontario

Provides a confidential peer support phone line for lesbian, gay and bisexual youth in Ontario. Works with other organizations and agencies to provide a network of support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, two-spirited and transgendered youth. Phone numbers: 1-800-268-YOUTH (1-800-268-9688) across Ontario, or (416) 962-YOUTH (962-9688) in the 416/905 local calling area.

QWOC: Queer Women of Colour

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization for Aboriginal, mixed-race, racial, ethnic and cultural minority women and girls who are questioning their sexuality and/or who identify with bisexual, dyke, transgendered, queer, lesbian. A Victoria-based social and political group that promotes awareness and action around queer and racial issues.

Primary Telephone: 
(250) 479-9753
Email Address: 
qwoc@hotmail.com
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia

Women's Creative Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Aims to cultivate an empowering atmosphere for women who love women, where enterprise, creativity and enthusiasm abound, while celebrating diversity, including the occasional presence of respectful men at designated all-gender events.

Email Address: 
womenscn@shaw.ca

Alternative Moms Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an advocacy group for queer moms and their children and currently has branches in both Peel Region and Toronto, Ontario, open to all lesbian, bisexual, transexual, intersex, two-spirited, queer and questioning women who are also parents, co-parents, step-parents or foster parents. Provides emotional support, social networking opportunities and community resource referrals for both the mothers and their children.

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LGBT communities and substance use: what health has to do with it!

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Devon MacFarlane
Publisher: 
LGBT Health Association of B.C.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Details the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender substance users. Provides recommendations regarding support, services and programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.M33 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

GLMA

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Publisher

Exists to make the health care environment a place of empathy, justice, and equity. Represents the concerns of millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex patients and thousands of LGBTI health professionals throughout North America.

Primary Telephone: 
415-255-4547
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@glma.org
Fax Number: 
415-255-4784
Street Address: 
107-459 Fulton St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94102

Creating a safe clinical environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) patients

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English
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Online
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Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
Publisher: 
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides health care providers with ways to make their practice or clinic more welcoming and safe for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex patients. Includes ideas to update the physical environment in their clinic, add or change intake and health history form questions, improve provider-patient interviews, and increase staff's knowledge about and sensitivity to their LGBTI patients.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.C74 2003

Rainbow Resource Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Serves the needs of the gay and lesbian community in Winnipeg by providing services and facilities such as a telephone counselling line, a library and archives and meeting space for groups and events. Provides the general public with information, speakers and workshop leaders on the topic of homosexuality.

Primary Telephone: 
204-474-0212
Email Address: 
info@rainbowresourcecentre.org
Fax Number: 
204-478-1160
Street Address: 
Box 1661 1-222 Osborne St S
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 2Z6

Trans inclusion policy manual for women's organizations

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Julie Darke
Allison Cope
Publisher: 
Trans Alliance Society
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Written to assist women's services in developing trans inclusive policies. Offers the steps needed prior to developing a policy, followed by suggestions for writing and implementing a policy. Link requirs PDF reader.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.D37 2002
ISBN 0973026200

Trans Alliance Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Serves the transgendered community of British Columbia. Provides varied forums and resources to assist in the personal development, growth, and contact of its members with the transgendered community; promotes knowledge and understanding of trans culture in all its diversity; builds a sense of community and make contact with other organizations or individuals sharing similar objectives that may benefit or further the objectives of TAS; and works toward removing all forms of barriers that negatively impact the transgendered community.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 684-9872, ext. 2044
Email Address: 
secretary@transalliancesociety.org
Street Address: 
c/o 1170 Bute Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6E 1Z6
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