OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.

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Pride Prom 2018

We are excited to announce our 10 year anniversary for Pride Prom!

tri-Pride Festival

Check http://tri-pride.ca/ for the latest updates.

Youth Group: Queer Creativity (age 15-18)

Queer Creativity

Youth Group: Stand Up Comedy (age 15-18)

Join us to hear some jokes, share a few laughs and learn more! A local Queer artist will come to share about writing and performing stand-up comedy.

Youth Group: LGBTQ+ Films (age 15-18)

Come to learn more about filmmaking, representation and creativity. Local artists will share about social justice and LGBTQ+ film projects.

Youth Group: Mental Health – Real Talk (age 15-18)

Youth from the New Mentality group will come to share about youth mental health and share insights from their personal stories.

Key Clinical Practices for Supporting LGBQ+ Individuals

Participants in this training will gain an understanding of Affirmative Therapy practices, which will provide information about how to support LGBQ+ clients in an affirming and inclusive way.

Youth Group: Queer Sex Ed (age 12-14)

Staff from SHORE will join us to talk about sexual health for LGBTQ+ folks.

Open Spaces: LGBTQ+ 101 and Allyship

This workshop will explore a range of topics related to gender identity, including terminology and key concepts.

Youth Group: Rainbow Yoga (age 12-14)

This is an LGBTQ+ friendly yoga night to learn about the benefits of yoga and try it together. All levels of experience are welcome! It is a good idea to wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in.

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How to be an Ally

How to be an Ally

On our fabulous definition page you might read the words, “An Ally is a person who considers themselves a friend to the LGBTQ+ community.”

10th Anniversary Pride Prom

10th Anniversary Pride Prom

We are excited to announce the 10 year anniversary for Pride Prom!

LGBTQ+ Community Research Study

LGBTQ+ Community Research Study

Are you a parent or guardian to a child or youth who uses or has used OK2BME services? Have you used OK2BME services in the past, such as the Rainbow Parenting workshops? If so, we would love to hear from you!

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