LGBTQ2S+ Allies Events
Two femmes celebrating our queer community and providing safe spaces for all under the LGBTQ2S+ Community alongside our allies
All are welcome to join the festivities and spread the love as we celebrate everyone under the rainbow umbrella!
Downloadable Google Events Calendar for all things Queer in Grey Bruce Simcoe
Grey Bruce Pride
Celebrates and promotes the history, courage, diversity, and acceptance of the LGBTQ2S community in Grey and Bruce counties .
Supports this mandate through activism, cultural events, education, experience sharing and forming partnerships with volunteers, allies, partner organizations and stakeholders
Offers special events including Pride parade to celebrate inclusion and support for the LGBTQ community
Volunteers welcome for events, contact for details
Markdale LGBTQS+ Connections
We welcome the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer community, their families, friends, and allies to connect with one another! You are free to be yourself in a safe and inclusive environment, while making connections to other people in the community.
If you can't join us, but you are interested in LGBTQ+ events in our community, please contact us so we can keep you informed of other opportunities.
PFLAG Owen Sound
PFLAG Canada offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. Family For All!
Meetings: 7:00 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Owen Sound Public Library, Board Room, 824 1st Ave W, Owen Sound
1 888-530-6777 ext 570
In-person and telephone support and information to anyone with questions or concerns about sexual orientation and/or gender identity issues. Supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans-identified, parents, youth, teachers, friends, employers and health care workers.
Meetings: 4th Tue of the month: 7:30pm-9pm @ Davidson Centre - Old Seniors Room
601 Durham St, Kincardine. Meetings not held Jun, Jul or Aug
The Rainbow Club
The Rainbow Club is a new grassroots social network for the LGBTQ 🏳️🌈 community & friends in the South Georgian Bay Region. Our goal is to connect our community and to host social events each season where we can enjoy the great venues and activities our community has to offer together.
Two Spirit Friends & Family - M'Wikwedong
Place for support, community and socializing for LGBTQ2S+ youth at M'Wikwedong Cultural Resource Centre and their Allies, Friends and Family.
Office is located at 648 2nd Ave. E
WES For Youth Online
Free, safe, secure and confidential online counselling for youth. Visit website to access or register for online counselling or to view resources. One on one counselling by professional counsellors. Website with resources for youth and parents for mental wellness and life issues. Also offers a resource centre: in-person community hub for resources on youth mental health, wellness and emotional support. Reference library for research and education
Youth and their parents looking for resources and support on issues affecting their mental wellness and emotional health
Age Requirements: Ages: 13 year(s) - 24 year(s)
4 Park St Walkerton Brockton ON N0G 2V0 Canada Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm Online: 24/7
National charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBTQI2S) human rights.rograms and services available to the public. Corporate and workplace training workshops also available. Research, policy and development team. Also works on promoting LGBTQI2S human rights internationally.
Egale Youth OUTreach: 1-888-443-4253 (1-888-44EGALE)
Association of LGBTQIA Francophones in Ontario. Advocacy, services, workshops and awareness.
Workshops and Discussion Groups
Sexualité au masculin - Men's sexual health workshops * with Action positive VIH/sida
Café Global Arc-en-ciel - Group for LGBTQIA immigrants and refugee
Rainbow Health Ontario
Province-wide program that works to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in Ontario through education, research, outreach and public policy advocacy
LGBTQ Provider Directory
Training about LGBTQ health
Researcher Database -
Events Calendar - Listing upcoming LGBTQ health and wellness-related events and activities across the province, as well as events of interest outside of Ontario
Good 2 Talk
Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline for post-secondary students in Ontario. By calling Good2Talk, students can receive information and referrals about services and supports for mental health, addictions and well-being on and off campus or speak anonymously with a professional counsellor. Good2Talk can support students through a wide range of issues that may be impacting their mental health and well-being, including: depression, anxiety, substance abuse, academic stress, personal or family relationships, loneliness, financial concerns and other challenges facing students transitioning to post-secondary.
Kids Help Phone & Text Line
Professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.
Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want.
Our service is completely confidential — you don’t even have to tell us your name if you don’t want to.
Live Chat Online: https://kidshelpphone.ca/live-chat
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
Peer support by telephone, email, text and instant messaging (chat). Youth Line Blog.Information and referral. Anonymous and confidential. Referral database of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans) youth services offered by operators or viewable online.
Serves: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth 29 years and under
1-800-268-9688 Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm
https://www.youthline.ca Instant Chat Online
Mental Health Crisis Line of
Grey & Bruce
24-hour mental health telephone helpline to serve people in distress or crisis
Staffed by trained volunteers with professional supervision service
Non-profit organization which provides crisis hotline for transgender people staffed by transgender people. Volunteer operators.
National trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.
Public Health Sexual Health Clinic
Confidential sexual health counselling, education, support and clinical services including:
* Sexually transmitted infection testing and prevention
* pregnancy testing
* birth control
* referral for abortion
* morning after pill
* HIV/AIDS prevention
Satellite office in Walkerton (appointment required via Owen Sound Office)
1-800-263-3456 ext 1256 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
The Gilbert Centre
The Gilbert Centre is committed to the greater involvement and meaningful engagement of people living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA/MIPA). We engage all those who live, work with and are affected by HIV/AIDS and their allies in a culture of inclusivity intended to foster an expanding and inclusive approach that embraces those living with HIV in all their diversity and circumstances.
Whether you’re looking to connect with a community, or sit down one on one to receive support, we’ve got a program. If you’re looking for something a little more social, we have groups for gay and bi men, gender variant and trans people, and LGBTQ2S youth. If you want a little more support, we have Gender Journeys, Sexual Health programming, HIV Support, and more!
Gay Men's Sexual Health Alliance
The Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance is a network of AIDS service organizations, whose mission is to support its members in building their own capacity, and the capacity among other service providers in their communities, to offer sexual health, HIV, and other services that meet the needs of cis- and trans-gender gay, bisexual, queer, two spirit and other men who have sex with men in Ontario.
The HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health Info-Line is a free, province-wide anonymous counselling service on HIV, STIs, safer sex, referrals to sexual health services, testing information, harm reduction in drug use and needle exchange information
The African & Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario
Provides leadership in the response to HIV/AIDS in African, Caribbean and Black communities in Ontario. Provincial coalition of organizations and individuals committed to HIV prevention, education, advocacy, research, treatment, care and support for African, Caribbean and Black communities. ACCHO and its members strive to reduce the incidence of HIV among African, Caribbean and Black people in Ontario, and to improve the quality of life for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
Community-based outpatient clinic offering health care and treatment for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and for transgender people in the Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin, Grey-Bruce, Kitchener-Waterloo Cambridge catchment areas.
**At this time, ARCH is not taking on any new patients for transgender care or adding anyone to the waiting list for this service. Contact Rainbow Health Ontario - maintains a list of all health care providers accepting new patients for transgender care
Anyone who is HIV positive or thinks they have been exposed to the HIV virus may be referred to the clinic. Self referrals and referrals by health care providers please call to book appointment or e-mail email@example.com
The PrEP Clinic
Ontario’s only province-wide PrEP service including free online app appointments to get a new prescription for PrEP. We are all about ACCESS! In addition to PrEP, we also help with managing HIV treatment medications and offer free convenient shipping across Canada.
Our clinic connects you to a free online PrEP prescribing service, provides increased discretion, and offers 7 day a week access to a pharmacist. We also have an on-site clinic and pharmacy in Toronto, ON.
Both HIV treatment and PrEP are important in supporting HIV prevention. Individuals living with HIV who are on effective treatment and become undetectable can not transmit the virus sexually to a partner. To learn more about undetectable=untransmittable (U=U) check out our HIV Treatment Hub.