Sex & Gender Diversity Program

The Purpose of the

To provide culturally appropriate health, education, and social services to the 2SLGBTQ+ community of Mnidoo Mnising. The program will focus on building knowledge, capacity, and understanding to increase accessibility and engagement for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals. The program strives to provide 2SLGBTQ+ individuals with opportunities to make deeper connections with their peers by socializing and learning through special events, guest speakers, and community resources. The program is a creative, inclusive, and accessible program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, non-binary, queer and questioning people of Mnidoo Mnising.

Services that we offer:

  • Health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and well-being of 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults.
  • Support the development and delivery of quality programs for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
  • Provide inclusive workshops, drop-in groups, advocacy, arts programming, sports, and recreational activities.
  • Provide education, support and resources for families and allies of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals.
  • Support discussions about gender transition, embodying changes, coming out, health and hormones, dealing with discrimination, and negotiating relationships.
  • Support staff in their ongoing professional development related to 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion.
  • Guidance in gender basics, health, development, parenting, safety, and privacy.
  • Offer individual and family counselling for those that identify as 2SLGBTQ+
  • Referral, consultation, coordination, and collaboration with other service providers
  • Case management
  • Traditional Services with Two Spirit Elder

Sexual & Gender Diversity Team

Mental Health Clinician
Activities Coordinator
Two Spirit Elder
Contact Leslie Tipper at 705-368-2182 Ext. 247