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Co-op Café Movie Night
Victoria Health Co-op invites you to get to know more local co-ops.
CityStudio Victoria, 711 Douglas St (near Crystal Gardens):
January 16th – features Coast Capital (with popcorn for Co-op Movie night!)
See Gwen’s website for dance details and overnight accommodation on Gabriola Island
New Nurse Practitioner Waiting List
Social innovation toolkit: A Focus on LGBTQ seniors in Canada
This supplement is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQFootnote 6) seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, particularly LGBTQ seniors. It is hoped that this resource will heighten awareness and sensitivity and help organizations address LGBTQ seniors’ particular social needs.
THE EDIE WINDSOR CODING SCHOLARSHIP FUND MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR INCOMING LGBTQ WOMEN, NON-BINARY AND TRANS TECHIES TO KICKSTART CAREERS IN TECHNOLOGY.
Learning how to code is more than education — It’s economic opportunity. Our community, like many underrepresented groups, are turning to coding schools because they are more accessible than four-year, computer science degrees.
Apply for a scholarship (they are open to Canadians)…check it out here
Women’s March Canada supports the dismantling of social and economic barriers that obstruct women’s full and equal access to local, national, and global economic and political systems. We want to celebrate women entrepreneurs, politicians, activists, artists and educators in our communities!
Our next issue of Women in Business is coming out in January 2019. To get your copy of the Summer 2018 guide, make a donation to Women’s March Victoria Chapter. Get the 2018 Guide.
6th Annual Lesbians Who Tech + Allies San Francisco Summit
Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2019
“It’s like TED, but with cooler people.”
6th Annual Lesbians Who Tech & Allies San Francisco Summit. We’re taking over the Castro Neighborhood and bringing you amazing talks and opportunities for networking. Grab your spot at Summit today! Register here: bit.ly/LWTSF19SUMMIT
Queer, badass, technical leaders, companies that are hiring and looking to build inclusive teams (YOU!), and inspiring talks on the latest in technology—this #LWTSUMMIT has it all. PLUS, you know we know how to have a fun time!
James Bay United Church
a lesbian-affirming church and host to Coffee Talk
Why does it matter to James Bay United Church that we become a place where faith and justice find each other? We believe, as Christians, that humankind is created in the image of God, and refusing to celebrate LGBT*Q persons as part of creation means our image is imperfect and distorted. We understand the need for LGBT*Q persons to be fully included in every area within the life of the church so we become a Body that truly reflects all God is and all we were created to be.
Coordinating a community response to abuse, neglect and self-neglect of adults with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. We respond at the community level through community development, education, prevention and advocacy. We do not provide services to individuals.
On My Planet
Home to The Queer Story Archive – an ever expanding collection of personal experience stories from everyone under the rainbow and the people who love us.
Find Gay & Lesbian Friendly Bed & Breakfasts, Inns, Hotels, Travel Agents & Tour Operators at Purple Roofs.
Gayellow Pages Canada – FREE Online Guide
Vital information on the road or at home, since 1973
FREE Canada online edition – http://gayellowpages.com/canada.pdf
Get a FREE Listing for your LGBTQ2… business or organization – http://www.gayellowpages.com/listing.htm
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