Testimonials

Here is a collection of what people had to say about the OK2BME program and their OK2BME experiences.

About OK2BME:

“Two years ago, I was a workshop presenter at the GSA Conference. Now I work for OK2BME and get to help organize it! I remain so inspired by the brave allies and LGBTQ young people here today. Shine on! Dare to dream!”

Melissa Sky

Publications and Media:

“Diversity is our strength. It is so important for all of us to foster communities of inclusion. Communities of belonging. Communities of creativity.”

Catherine Fife, MPP Kitchener-Waterloo

Services:

“My life would have been so different if something like this existed when I was in high school. It’s truly beautiful to witness this historic change.”

Melissa Sky

Kids & Teens:

“The teachers at my school give me hope because they don’t judge anyone.”

GSA Conference Attendee

Adults:

“With time, my Dad became really supportive. He was proud of me on my wedding day (to my same sex partner) and he was thrilled to become a granddad!”

GSA Conference Attendee

Seniors & Service Providers:

“Not a single one of my students has ever reacted negatively when I told them I was a lesbian.”

GSA Conference Attendee

Outside of Canada:

“I dream that one day humanity will be able to LOVE freely, LIVE openly and we can all simply COEXIST.”

GSA Conference Attendee

Coming Out Day:

“When my friend came out, she introduced me to the LGBTQ Community and that’s the best thing that’s happened to me in all of high school.”

GSA Conference Attendee