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LGBT-Rex RAMPAGES!

Published On: Mar. 23rd, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

A week away from our GSA Conference, CommUNITY 2017, the LGBT-Rex went to check out where it’s all going down: The Marion McCain Building at Dalhousie!

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Graham Pinsent Memorial Bursary - Deadline May 1!

Published On: Mar. 22nd, 2017
Authored by: YP STaff

Did you know? The Youth Project offers a $500 bursary to a(n) LGBTQ youth who is 25 or under, has been accepted to or currently attending post-secondary education, and demonstrates financial need. The Graham Pinsent Bursary honours Graham, fabulous gay youth leader. Application is due May 1st! http://youthproject.ns.ca/bursary/ Download the poster to share! 

Tags: bursary , education , graham pinsent , lgbt youth

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Mosaic Reveal for Leighann & YP Founders

Published On: Mar. 18th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

The School of Social Work honours the founders of the Youth Project Come join us as the School of Social Work honours the founders of the Youth Project and the advocacy and action the Youth Project has been leading in our local and provincial communities since 1993. We will be unveiling a unique testament to…

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Help us with Research!

Published On: Mar. 13th, 2017
Authored by: yp staff

Are you an LGBTQIA2S+ youth (16-25) involved with the YP or GSA? Are you a teacher who works with LGBTQIA2S+ Youth? Want to talk about your experiences? Let’s talk! We are researchers hoping to interview youth and teachers as part of a research project with the Youth Project. We want to hear about your experiences…

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GSA Conference Registration is OPEN!

Published On: Mar. 3rd, 2017
Authored by: LGBT-Rex

The LGBT-Rex is excited to tell you that registration for CommUNITY2017 is OPEN! Click here to go right to the registration form. For more info on the conference, head to www.youthproject.ns.ca/community 

Tags: CommUNITY2017 , education , gsa conference , GSAs , lgbt youth , LGBT-Rex

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Book of the Month: Buffering!

Published On: Mar. 2nd, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Title: Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded Author: Hannah Hart (aka @harto) In the YP Library? Yes! 1 copy. Synopsis: The wildly popular YouTube personality and author of the New York Times bestseller My Drunk Kitchen is back! This time, she’s stirring up memories and tales from her past. By combing through the journals that…

Tags: book of the month , books , buffering , lgbt books

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Resist Stigma Community Viewing Party

Published On: Mar. 1st, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

Resist Stigma is a national initiative that engages young gay, bisexual, queer, two-spirit, and trans (GBQ2ST) men and health professionals in combatting stigma. We resist stigma by building knowledge, by providing educational opportunities, and by engaging young GBQ2ST men in creating messages that resist stigma by sharing our stories. Join Resist Stigma and The Youth…

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Want to present at CommUNITY 2017?

Published On: Mar. 1st, 2017
Authored by: LGBT-Rex

Have a workshop you want to present? Something you want to share with LGBTQ youth, or they should have the opportunity to learn about? Fill out this Presenter Application form by March 14th! Open to community members and organizations. We may not be able to accomodate every proposal, but we appreciate everyone’s interest! Presenter form: http://youthproject.ns.ca/workshop-facilitator-registration/ …

Tags: Community , education , gsa conference , GSAs , lgbt youth , LGBT-Rex

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