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Save The Date! CommUNITY GSA Conference

Published On: Feb. 27th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Tags: GSA , gsa conference , students , workshop

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Call for YP Directors (We Want YOU!)

Published On: Feb. 16th, 2017
Authored by: YP Board

Call for new Youth Project Directors Be a part of a board that makes a difference in the lives of LGBTQ2+ youth throughout Nova Scotia. Those interested, please email board@youthproject.ns.ca!

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Book o' the Month: This Book Is Gay!

Published On: Feb. 10th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff & Youth Board

Title: This Book is Gay Author: Juno Dawson* In the YP Library? On Order About: A funny and pertinent book about being lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, transgender or just curious – for everybody, no matter their gender or sexuality Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author Juno Dawson gives an uncensored look at what it’s like to…

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Halifax Rec's All Bodies Welcome Swim - Feb.10th!

Published On: Jan. 31st, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

“All Bodies Welcome Swim” Needham Community Center, (3372 Devonshire Avenue) Halifax Aquatics would like to invite you to our new “All Bodies Welcome Swim” at Needham Community Centre on Friday February 10th 7:30pm-8:30pm. THIS EVENT IS ALL-AGES.  We invite you to a queer and trans-positive space to come socialize and swim; Allies are welcome to…

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YP & Dalhousie Celebrating our founders!

Published On: Jan. 30th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

The Dalhousie School of Social Work & The Youth Project are creating a mosaic to be unveiled in March, and we need your help! Each tile in this mosaic will be hand-painted by community members and celebrate our founders, and the life of our first Executive Director, Leighann Wichman (1972-2014).     Who are we…

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NEW! LUNENBURG LGBT Youth Drop-In!

Published On: Jan. 24th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-In Night! The Youth Project is hosting a monthly drop-in night for youth 13-19 in Lunenburg County. It will be hosted at Second Story Women’s Centre (18 Dufferin St., Lunenburg) on the first Friday of each month, from 6-8pm, starting February 3, 2017. Open to youth of all sexualities, genders and their allies!…

Tags: drop in , events , lgbt youth , lunenburg , programs

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LGBTQ Valentines

Published On: Jan. 16th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Seeking some LGBTQ+ Valentines for your friends and family (both biological and/or chosen!)?. Last year, we created some Valentines greetings with LGBTQ+ positive messages (…and some puns) to celebrate different kinds of relationships, and put a little LGBTQ+ visibility to a day that’s mostly focused on heteronormativity.  We’ve uploaded them all into a PDF document…

Tags: LGBTQ , positivity , Valentines , visibility

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Book of the Month! Beautiful Music for Ugly Children

Published On: Jan. 4th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Kirstin Cronn-Mills  In the YP Library? Yes! 3 copies. Plot: Gabe Williams is a guy with big summer plans.  He’s got a job as a radio DJ, following in the footsteps of his mentor, and he wants to move far away after graduation.  He’s also hoping his best friend Paige will…

Tags: book of the month , books , LGBT YA , YA

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