The Meaning of Pride – repost, by Alicia Rubel
In honor of Pride Month, we are reposting this blog from 2021: I am writing this post on the meaning of Pride. I have sometimes heard people ask why it is called Pride and express confusion about why we associate ourselves with a characteristic that some people consider a sin. Here are some of my thoughts on the topic.
Holiday Tips for Queer Folks!, by Jacki
The holidays can be a joyous, celebratory time. They can be full of dread. They can be a mix of ALL THE THINGS! Here are some tips to help you through.
Waterloo Region Votes – Results of 2SLGBTQIA+ Questionnaire to Municipal Candidates, by OK2BME
The Ontario Municipal Elections are Monday, October 24. We’ve teamed up with SPECTRUM to help you make some decisions about who you’re going to support with your votes.
Hello from Erin! Our new Community Engagement Lead, by Erin Huston
Hi everyone! I’m Erin Huston (she/her) and I am BEYOND excited to be introducing myself as OK2BME’s new Community Engagement Lead!
Trans Day of Visibility – More than Visibility, by Alicia Rubel & Jacki Yovanoff
It is Trans Day of Visibility this Thursday, March 31. Trans Day of Visibility is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of trans and gender nonconforming people and to raise awareness of the ways that trans people continue to face oppression.
Loving Sailor Moon, loving myself: The importance of addressing femmephobia on Pink Shirt Day, by Adam Davies - guest post
Guest post by Adam W.J. Davies, Assistant Professor, Family Relations and Human Development, University of Guelph
Positive 2SLGBTQIA+ Stories are Vital, by OK2BME Team
It is vital 2SLGBTQIA+ youth have positive representation in the books available at our schools and libraries.