OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.
Youth Group – Holiday Party!
Our LGBTQ+ Youth Group is a drop-in social/recreational group for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-18. This group provides facilitated support and social opportunities for youth. These groups are not formal and operate on a drop-in basis.
Day of Silence 2018
Silence can create change!
That’s why every year hundreds of thousands of students across the world take a vow of silence on a Friday in April.
Coming Out Day 2018
It was founded in 1988 and it recognizes members of the LGBTQ+ community and the process of coming out.
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018
The Transgender Day of Remembrance is held each November 20th to memorialize those people whose lives have been lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
Latest News & Blog
Trans Youth Health Survey Results
Recently, the University of British Columbia School of Nursing published the results of The Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey.
Youth Group Announcement
We would like to announce that the next OK2BME Youth Group will be on December 19th for our Holiday Party! It will be an epic party and we hope to see everyone come. Our recreation groups previously scheduled for Nov 21st and December 5th have been cancelled. The OK2BME Youth Leadership Group will still meet on November 21st and December 5th.
The End of Our OK2BME 30+ Grant
In the fall of 2016 we excitedly announced that the OK2BME program at KW Counselling Services, with the support of the KW Community Foundation would be able to provide free counselling for LGBTQ+ community members over the age of 30+ and free public education for service providers on the topic of supporting LGBTQ+ adults. Unfortunately, at the end of September 2017 this project will come to an end.