These blog posts are a combination of OK2BME news and personal stories written by youth and teens in the OK2BME program. If you would like to write a personal story for our blog, please contact Scott at

Checking in with the WRPS, by Scott Williams

This is what the WRPS have shared with us about their work with the LGBTQ+ community.

Checking in with the WRPS blog post

Explaining Same-Sex Families to Kids, by Scott Williams

Here are some tips for answering questions and having conversations with kids.

Explaining Same-Sex Families to Kids blog post

Leaders Wanted!, by Wash Silk

The OK2BME Leadership Group will provide an empowering space for young (16-19) LGBTQ+ people to come together and hone their own leadership skills, see ideas come to life and contribute to the community.

Leaders Wanted! blog post

Aging With Pride 2.0, by Scott Williams

This is a one day conference (September 19, 2017 from 9am-5pm) intended for service providers working with older adults who identify as LGBTQ+.Aging with Pride 2.0 Flyer

Aging With Pride 2.0 blog post

OK2BME Grow Grant, by Scott Williams

We are extremely grateful to be receiving these much-needed funds that will allow us to expand our work with the LGBTQ+ community through our OK2BME program.

OK2BME Grow Grant blog post

Project Uprooted, by Wash Silk

This is an awesome chance for LGBTQ+ youth to make their movie dreams come true!

Project Uprooted blog post

GSA Semi Formal Dance: RIP 2016, by Wash Silk

We are excited to hear that the Cameron Heights GSA Semi Formal Dance is taking place on March 31st at 6:30pm.

GSA Semi Formal Dance: RIP 2016 blog post

Waterloo Region Rainbow Student Award, by Spencer Small

Applications are due by midnight on November 27th!

Waterloo Region Rainbow Student Award blog post