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Book of the Month: The Marrow Thieves

Published On: Sep. 18th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

Title: The Marrow Thieves Author: Cherie Dimaline In the YP Library? Not yet! Synopsis: In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America’s Indigenous people, and it is their marrow that…

Tags: book of the month , LGBTQ books , YA fiction , young adult fiction

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Drop-In/Transformers cancelled for August

Published On: Aug. 13th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

Drop-In and Transformers are cancelled for August while we recover from (and prepare for the next…) summer camp! Sorry for any inconvenience – we’ll see you in September!!

Tags: august , drop in , events , transformers

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Games Night for August cancelled

Published On: Jul. 31st, 2018
Authored by: Staff

As part of our ongoing post-Pride shutdown, Games Night is cancelled for August.

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LGBTQ2+ Young Adult fiction about BIPOC Youth

Published On: Jul. 25th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

More books! The YP has expanded our book list recommendations to include a list of Young Adult Fiction about youth who are black, indigenous and people of colour (or a part of the BIPOC community). While many of these titles are already in our other booklists, we recognize there is a need for more diverse…

Tags: book lists , books , LGBT YA , young adult fiction

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HRM seeks Youth Advisory Council Member

Published On: Jul. 16th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

The Parks & Recreation Youth Section, the Municipal Clerks Office of the Municipality, and Community Partners (ANSAIO, DBDLI, ISANS, and iMatter) are developing a Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The YAC will be a team of 12 youth ages 15 to 24 from across the Halifax Regional Municipality who will provide input to the Regional Council on…

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Remembering Sam Wilson

Published On: Jul. 13th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

We at the Youth Project are mourning the loss, and celebrating the life, of one of our “Gay Grandpas” Sam Wilson. Sam and his husband Bob were an important part of many LGBTQI community groups and resources in Nova Scotia, including the Youth Project. It was rare to say one name without the other, and…

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Book of the Month: Taproot!

Published On: Jul. 12th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

Title: Taproot, A Story about a Gardener and a Ghost Author: Keezy Young In the YP library? 1 copy. Synopsis: Blue is having a hard time moving on. He’s in love with his best friend. He’s also dead. Luckily, Hamal can see ghosts, leaving Blue free to haunt him to his heart’s content. But something…

Tags: book of the month , comics , graphic novel , taproot

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Games Night for July cancelled, event list coming soon!

Published On: Jul. 4th, 2018
Authored by: LGBT-Rex

Hi all – Games Night for July is cancelled due to summer camp preparations, our events list for July and August will be up by the end of the week! Sorry for any inconvenience.

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