for Youth site with plans for sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender roles & relationships.
a safe space for GLBTQ youth
online toolkit is intended to assist educators in educating youth,
addressing homophobia, becoming an LGBTQ ally.
email and phone support for teens in distress.
retreat for GLBTQ youth
information and awareness
Alliance Resources from the ATA
designed to help teachers create, foster and sustain gay-straight
student alliances (or similar spaces) in Alberta high schools.
“Safe Spaces” Initiative
joint initiative of the ATA and the Society for Safe and Caring
Schools and Communities (SACSC). The Safe Spaces Initiative comprises
a poster, brochure and sticker designed to identify your classroom
and/or school as a safe and inclusive space where LGBTQ students,
teachers, friends, families and allies are welcome and supported.
of LGBT Youth Continues
interview with educator and author of the memoir Once Removed -
Ron Schmidt, about his experiences as an out teacher in the
California school system.
Children and Youth Services
up and be free from bullying. Youth resources and contacts that are
designed to end the cycle of bullying.
is a community involved in the fight against prejudices and in the
promotion of differences.
social justice initiatives of the BCTF focus on poverty, child and
youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and
heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues, globalization, and
violence prevention. In addition, the Federation has an advisory
committee on Aboriginal education.
resource for sexual health teachers and educators in Alberta. We wish
to enhance excellence in education by providing teachers with
evidence-based sexual health education and delivery methods, lesson
plans and activities, and comprehensive resources. The Teacher Portal
is an Alberta Education Authorized Resource.
Federation for Sexual Health
Canadian Federation for Sexual Health is dedicated to supporting
access to comprehensive sexual health education, information and
services in every community.
for Suicide Prevention
branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, CSP is an education
centre with the largest English language library dedicated to the
collection and dissemination of suicide prevention, intervention and
post-vention resources. Services include: an active Twitter feed,
training workshops, online courses, webinars, literature scans and
reviews, library database access, lending library and knowledge
vision is of a Canada free of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and
all other forms of discrimination so that every person can achieve
their full potential, unencumbered by hatred and bias. Our mission
and values help pave the way for our vision to become reality.
Canada is Canada's only national organization that helps all
Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and
gender expression. PFLAG Canada supports, educates and provides
resources to all individuals.
10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well
being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual,
two-spirit, intersexed and questioning youth and adults 14-25.
opinions expressed in these resources are those of the
authors/organizations and do not necessarily reflect the views of the
ATA. Before using these resources with students, it is
advisable to preview them as some may contain sensitive content and
may not be appropriate for all ages.
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