Events

Rise Up With Alberta! Trans Solidarity – Kelowna

Stuart Park, Kelowna 1430 Water Street, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Join us at the “Rise Up With Alberta! Trans Solidarity Rally” Sunday, February 4th from 2-3 pm at Stuart Park in Kelowna. In response to the shocking Alberta government policy announcement undermining the rights of trans individuals, especially youth and supportive parents, we’re rising up together in solidarity.

Free

Stand With Trans Youth

New Brunswick Legislature Grounds Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Join us in response to Alberta legislation. For questions / details / offers of support, email Nicki at ramonesfan19@gmail.com

Queer Horizons Speaker Series • Jesus Loves 2SLGBTQ+ People and Here’s Why

CN Theatre City Centre Campus, 10700 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

In this presentation, Reverend Michael Coren will outline Christian arguments and a scripture-based message for love and equality as well as provide a critique of the hypocrisy and inconsistency of conservative Christianity and its homophobia.

This presentation is free and open to the public, thanks to the support from St. Stephen’s College.

Emergency Rally For Trans Youth

Corner of Sparks and O'Connor, Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Join us as we rally while Premier Danielle Smith will be attending a far-right reception in Ottawa after attacking Queer rights in Alberta.

Go to the Truth: Debunking the Myths Surrounding Transgender and Affirming Health Care in Canada

Grace United Church Community Hall (Lloydminster) 4708 50 Ave., Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

To help counter the blatant misinformation within the Premier's press release video and the medically and psychologically unfounded data the Alberta government is using to support these measures, Grace United Church is partnering with the 2SLGBTQIA+ Society of Lloydminster (formerly Lgbtq+ Society of Lloydminster) to hold an public information panel and Q&A session

FCK Off Danielle Smith

Albany Club 91 King St. E., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Danielle Smith will be appearing at another Toronto/T'Karonto event. We're here to give Smith a "welcome."

Masking mandatory. Come with friends. Don't feed the trolls. Don't film allies without consent. Don't talk to cops.

Alberta Trans Studies Teach-In

A teach-in responding to Alberta's new anti-trans policies.

Misinformation is fueling the support of Alberta’s new anti-trans, anti-queer policies, and this teach-in will help dispel some of it. Please share this event around! The space is for community members who want to learn from those with expertise on the issues at hand, but it is also for those just looking for a space of solidarity.

Parent and Youth Group Meeting

Coastal Health NL St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

In response to the recent news from Alberta, Trans Youth NL is offering a special virtual Parent and Youth Group Meeting to share concerns and connect as a community, with special guest Dr. Mari-Lynne Sinnott. Please e-mail parentsoftranskids@gmail.com for more information or the meeting link.

Alberta School Walkout

In response to the anti-trans legislation Danielle Smith has put forward, we will be doing a student walkout. Trans people deserve to feel safe at school. It's time to show our support. Wear your pronouns, your trans colours, bring a friend.

Affirming Adults 101

Egale’s free online Affirming Adults workshops can help you learn more about 2SLGBTQI youth and mental health, gender and sexual diversity, and introduce you to practical strategies for creating affirming and supportive spaces. This online training is for parents and guardians of 2SLGBTQI youth ages 16 and under. Supportive and affirming adults are essential to

Youth Space

YEG Family Counselling Unit 608, 10216 124 St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Queer/trans/non binary youth (13-24) space to process big feelings around what's happening in Alberta.Pizza Provided

Protest – Conversion Therapy Promoter

Holy Spirit Catholic Church 10827 24St SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A church in Calgary is hosting a well documented conversion therapy supporter which is illegal in Canada. See images for more information.

Sing With Love

McDougall United Church 10025 101 St NW, Edmonton, Ab, Canada

Join us for this big, noisy, songful show of love and support for the trans community. First, a concert at McDougall United Church, featuring members of Edmonton's amazing choral community singing songs of solidarity and pride -- and you will have the chance to sing with us, too! Admission will be by donation with proceeds

Draw the Line Against Transphobic Violence

Join us for Draw the Line Against Transphobic Violence, a free, 90-minute, instructor-led webinar that will help participants recognize and intervene in these harmful dynamics, and build skills for fostering cultures of consent, gender inclusion, and healthier relationships overall.

Jesus Loves 2SLGBTQ+ People and Here’s Why

MacEwan Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta

In this presentation, Reverend Michael Coren will outline Christian arguments and a scripture-based message for love and equality as well as provide a critique of the hypocrisy and inconsistency of conservative Christianity and its homophobia. This presentation is free and open to the public, thanks to the support from St. Stephen’s College.

Letter Writing Campaign at UofA

Univeristy of Alberta - Education North (Main Floor by Cafeteria) Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Enjoy a free treat, write a letter to your MLA to support 2SLGBTQ+ rights (or use Trans Rights YEG's template; Look up your MLA here), and collect a cute queer valentine! Can't make it? Follow @trans.rights.yeg on Instagram to find MLA template letters you can use.

Introduction to 2SLGBTQI Inclusion in Schools

Join us for Draw the Line Against Transphobic Violence, a free, 90-minute, instructor-led webinar that will help participants recognize and intervene in these harmful dynamics, and build skills for fostering cultures of consent, gender inclusion, and healthier relationships overall.

Planting the Seeds of Anti-Oppression

Systemic imbalances of power exist in our society. Recognizing how these imbalances influence group dynamics is an important skill for facilitators, group members, and community members at large. Through a blend of discussion and experiential learning, participants will reflect on their personal relationship to power and have an opportunity to broaden their perspectives on accessibility,

$5

Grand Prairie Protest

Grande Prairie MLA Constituency office 15602C 102 Street, Grande Prairie, Saskatchewan, Canada

There is another protest happening next Saturday, February 24th starting at the MLA's office then moving to City Hall.Should you choose to participate, we urge everyone to be safe. Protest peacefully, be respectful, wear a mask, and travel in groups as much as possible. Remember to dress for weather conditions and stay hydrated! And finally,

CRAFTIVISM: Art For A Purpose

The Orange Muse 4724 50th Street, Unit 204, Red Deer, Alberta

Join us on Saturday, February 24th at The Orange Muse as we gear up for our protest and design posters together. 1-4 pm, February 24th at Orange Muse Studios, 4724 50th Street, Unit 204, Red Deer. Supplies for posters will be provided. Thanks to our host!!

Feb 25 protest outside of Red Deer City Hall

Red Deer City Hall 4914 48 Ave, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

The RDQCA is holding a protest on February 25 @ 1pm at City Hall in response to the UCP's proposed parents' rights policies. We are calling on all community members and allies to join us in taking a stand against this attack on the community's most vulnerable #2SLGBTQIA.

Vigil for Nex Benedict – in conjunction with rally

Alberta Legislature Building 10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Join us as we hold a vigil and rally to mourn the loss of Nex Benedict and recognize the oppression and violence our 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and youth are facing.

Protect Alberta’s Youth

Alberta Legislature Building 10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada

A rally and march to protest the legislation targeting 2SLGBTQIA & youth communities. Join us as we advocate against the UCP's act of violence and oppression. Show your solidarity with the queer community and that the UCP's policy changes are not welcome in Alberta. And that there is #nospaceforhate!