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Book of the Month: Not Your Sidekick

Published On: Oct. 2nd, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

Title: Not Your Sidekick Author: C.B. Lee In the YP Library? Not yet! Synopsis: Welcome to Andover, where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef up her college applications when she…

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

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Book of the month: September

Published On: Sep. 6th, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

Title: BEYOND, An anthology of queer sci-fi/fantasy comics Editors: Sfé R. Monster & Taneka Stotts In the YP Library? 2 copies About: Beyond is an anthology of queer sci-fi and fantasy comics. Featuring 18 stories by 26 contributors, Beyond is a 250+ page, black and white, queer comic anthology, full of swashbuckling space pirates, dragon slayers,…

Tags: book of the month , books , comics , graphic novels , lgbt books

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The YP @ Hal-Con SciFiCon!

Published On: Sep. 5th, 2017
Authored by: LGBT-Rex

We’re gonna have a booth at HalCon Science Fiction & Fantasy covention! Catch us on the vendor floor giving away LGBTQ+ info & resources, and selling some fun LGBTQ+ fandom-related buttons. Also catch the LGBT-Rex around there somewhere. Our booth is G12 on the Vendor floor of the Scotiabank Centre. If you are attending the con and…

Tags: booth , HalCon , LGBTQ Youth , resources

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Valley YP Drop-Ins Starting Up!

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

Fall is on its way, and so is the return of Drop In. Beginning Wednesday September 20, we are back to our regular schedule of the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  The details remain the same – 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 128 of the Louis Millet Community Complex, 9489 Commercial St., New Minas.…

Tags: Annapolis Valley , Valley Youth Project , VYP

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Transformers cancelled

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

Hi everyone! Our Transformers meeting for August is cancelled due to our post-summer camp shutdown. And also the entire main floor has all our camp stuff in it 😓😓😓 Sorry for any inconvenience! We’ll see you in September!

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Whale Song Theatre's "Stop Kiss"!

Published On: Aug. 14th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Whale Song Theatre is thrilled to make their Halifax Fringe debut with the searing and timely play “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son. This heartbreaking and beautiful play is story of young love, the prejudice that still exists in our world today, and our own journey to self-acceptance. As part of the mandate of Whale Song…

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We are off to camp! Office closed until August 16th

Published On: Aug. 10th, 2017
Authored by: YP STaff

We are off to Camp Coyote from August 10th-13th, and our office will be closed until August 16th.

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Remembering Doug Melanson

Published On: Aug. 2nd, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

The Youth Project is extending our deepest condolences on the loss of Doug Melanson. Doug supported the community in many ways, including donations to our programs and services during his years as a business owner of MenzBar. From funds to school supplies, we are grateful for the thoughtfulness and support he gave our organization. Our…

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