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March with the Youth Project

Published On: Jul. 19th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

All LGBTQ+ youth and their allies, ages 25 and under, are welcome to march with The Youth Project in the Halifax Pride Parade. We have a float, and music, and we’ll be handing out fun stuff to the crowd. You’re welcome to walk with us, be on the float, and celebrate Pride! OKAY I wanna…

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Where's the YP at Pride 2017?

Published On: Jul. 19th, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

The YP will be running info booths at a few community events during Pride, you can drop by and pick up information, resources, say hi, and we’ll probably have some fabulous buttons! Wolfville Pride Market  Wednesday, July 19th, 4:00-7:00 24 Elm Ave, Wolfville, NS Drop by and see us and The Valley Youth Project at…

Tags: fundraisers , Pride , Pride 2017

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We are seeking clothing donations!

Published On: Jul. 13th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Wednesday, July 19th is our transgender youth clothing swap! Got clothing you don’t want anymore? We’re accepting gently used donations from the community for our event! You can drop them off at 2281 Brunswick street. Or contact us: 902-429-5429 or sheena@youthproject.ns.ca

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Book of the Month July

Published On: Jul. 13th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

Title: Surpassing Certainty (What my Twenties Taught Me) Author: Janet Mock In the YP Library? Yes! 1 Copy Synopsis: Long before she became one of the world’s most respected media figures and lauded leaders for equality and justice, Janet was a girl taking the time she needed to just be—to learn how to advocate for herself before…

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Queer Prom 2017!

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

Queer Prom photos are here! Please note these 4 things: 1) If you see a photo up here you don’t want it posted, let me know (sheena@youthproject.ns.ca), and we’ll remove it. 2) Don’t take & use these photos for evil. 3) You’re welcome to take and use photos of yourself, if you are in a…

Tags: prom 2017 , Queer Prom

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May 17th is IDAHAT

Published On: May. 17th, 2017
Authored by: YP Staff

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. We want to send a huge thanks to all our youth, youth leaders, volunteers and supporters. Without you, we couldn’t do what we do. Thank you for your help in making Nova Scotia a safer, happier and healthier place for LGBTQ+ youth, and for…

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Posters & graphics for IDAHAT

Published On: May. 11th, 2017
Authored by: Sheena

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, a wordwide celebration of sexualities and genders, and a chance to draw attention to the issues impacting LGBTQ+ populations across the globe. If you’re looking for visuals to share, here’s two places you can download them!         IDAHAT International Campaign: “International Family…

Tags: IDAHAT , images , LGBTQ , posters

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Book of the Month for May: One Man Guy

Published On: May. 10th, 2017
Authored by: LGBT-Rex

Title: One Man Guy Author: Michael Barakiva In the YP Library? Yes! 1 copy. Synopsis: Alek Khederian should have guessed something was wrong when his parents took him to a restaurant. Everyone knows that Armenians never eat out. Why bother, when their home cooking is far superior to anything “these Americans” could come up with? Between…

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

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