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

Registration by Text!, by Joscelyn Guindon

We have an exciting set of Youth Group topics coming up in the next few months and you can now register by text!

Registration by Text! blog post

Public Education Series on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity, by Wash Silk

We’re excited to announce a new OK2BME Public Education Series consisting of seven half-day workshops that will be held at the KW Counselling Services offices at 480 Charles Street East.

Public Education Series on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity blog post

Let’s Talk About Suicide, by Wash Silk

This blog post is about suicide. It can be a hard topic so if you are not looking for a hard topic at the moment do not read on.

Let’s Talk About Suicide blog post

Let’s Talk About Self Harm, by Scott Williams

We have probably all known someone who uses self harming as a coping mechanism but we don’t always know how to talk about.

So let’s talk about it.

Let’s Talk About Self Harm blog post

Thank You, Marsh!, by Wash Silk

We are very grateful to our new friends at Marsh Canada for donating gifts to the members of our OK2BME Youth Group this holiday season!

Thank You, Marsh! blog post

Grand River Rainbow Historical Project, by Scott Williams

The Grand River Rainbow Historical Project maintains an online archive of historical documents.

Grand River Rainbow Historical Project blog post

Gender Neutral Washroom Survey, by Scott Williams

Did you know that SPECTRUM, Waterloo Region’s Rainbow Community Space, has done a survey of gender neutral washrooms in Waterloo Region?

Gender Neutral Washroom Survey blog post

Trans Youth Health Survey Results, by Scott Williams

Recently, the University of British Columbia School of Nursing published the results of The Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey.

Trans Youth Health Survey Results blog post