OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.
OK2BME Youth Group (ages 15-18): Video Game Party
Video Game Party
OK2BME Youth Group (ages 12-14): Slam Poetry
Slam Poetry with Beth Murch
CAMBRIDGE OK2BME Youth Group (ages 12-18): Cupcakes and Celebration
Cupcakes and Celebration
OK2BME Youth Group (ages 15-18): Open House
OK2BME Youth Group (ages 12-14): Dungeons and Dragons
Dungeons and Dragons
CAMBRIDGE OK2BME Youth Group (ages 12-18): Self Care
Public Education: Key Clinical Practices for supporting Transgender Individuals
Participants in this training will gain an understanding of Affirmative Therapy, which will provide information about how to support transgender clients in an affirming and inclusive way through the application of a therapeutic frameworks that are trauma informed and can be easily applied in combination with any therapeutic approach.
All OK2BME Youth Groups (ages 12-18): Swimming
All Groups Swimming!
Public Education: Supporting LGBTQ2+ Students’ Success in Schools
This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to understand the unique needs and experiences of LGBTQ2+ students in the school system.
OK2BME Youth Group (ages 15-18): Who Are We?
Who are we and what are our goals? (discussion about all the different parts of our identities)
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Call For 2020 Workshop Presenters
We are looking for workshop facilitators or presenters on topics that educate, inspire and connect LGBTQ2+ youth from grades 7 to 12 in Waterloo Region.
Local Trainers, Speakers and Consultants on LGBTQ2+ Issues
Are you someone who delivers LGBTQ2+ Education Services in Waterloo Region? Or do you do cool workshops to support LGBTQ2+ Youth? Than this blog post is for you!
Study on LGBTQ2 Health in Canada
On May 7, 2019, two OK2BME team members, Washington Silk and Scott Williams, went to Ottawa to speak to the House of Commons of Canada’s Standing Committee on Health.