Resources and Information

Resources and Information

 YP Resource List:

For Youth

For 2SQTBIPOC Youth

For 2SLGBTQIA+ Indigenous Youth

Faith and Spirituality Resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ Youth:

 

Check out our recently created booklet on Gender, Sexuality, and Faith!

 

Organizations:

Resources:

Books:

 

LGBTQ+  Health

Check out our Safer Sex Supplies Resource HERE

For Parents & Family 

Non-English Resources for Parents & Family 

 For Schools  

Resources for GSA’s

Looking to jump right into GSA activities, ideas and meetings this year? You can check out the newly updated GSA Manual! It`ll walk you through things like meeting structure and roles, activities and ideas, and way more!

 

Download the Manual.

Nova Scotia GSA Website

 

Looking for someone from The YP to come hangout with your GSA? Email nik@youthproject.ns.ca for more info!

 

Or check out these quick links:

 2020/21 GSA Calendar – awareness days you can plan ahead for!

GSA Kahoot Play this trivia game together on GSA info, LGBTQ info, and more!

* Ideas and activities:

GSA Bingo

Speed Friending

Move Your Butt  (pg.1)

Decisions, Decisions (pg.2)

Molecule (pg.3)

For Workplaces and Public Spaces

For Children of 2SLGBTQIA+ people

Book Lists: 

Blogs:

www.feralfeminisms.com – an open access online feminist journal

www.them.us – them, a next-generation community platform, chronicles and celebrates the stories, people and voices that are emerging and inspiring all of us, ranging in topics from pop culture and style to politics and news, all through the lens of today’s LGBTQ community.

The Asexual Agenda – a community center promoting asexual blogs

Tv shows / Movies:

List of 2SLGBTQIA+ Short Films (Accessible Online by Filmmaker) 

Haus by Joseph Amenta: A displaced black queer boy finds refuge in his city’s underground Kiki Ballroom scene. (CC Available)

 

In a Heartbeat by Beth David and Esteban Bravo: A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.

 

Kumu Hina by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hammer and Joe Wilson: A transgender Hawaiian school teacher inspires a girl to follow her desires and lead the school’s male hula troupe despite the teacher being unable to find a committed relationship and companionship in her own life.

 

Miller & Son by Asher Jelinsky: A transwoman mechanic lives between running her family’s auto shop during the day and expressing her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life. (CW: homophobic and transphobic language, flashing strobe lights)

 

Pronouns by Michael Paulucci: A Chicago teenager decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance. (CW: homophobic and transphobic language)

 

Rock & Riot: Love Follies by Chelsea Furedi Rock and Riot follows the tales of opposing teenage gangs in the 1950s with an LGBTQ theme! Will the teams set aside their differences to fight for what they have in common? This short pilot is based on the webcomic of the same name. (CC Available, cw: smoking)

 

The One You Never Forget by Morgan Fox: 14 year Carey nervously prepares for his first dance as his parents reminisce about their own. When Carey’s mother (Tasha Smith, EMPIRE) tasks Carey’s father (Malik Whitfield, THE TEMPTATIONS) with getting the perfect picture of Carey and his date, a moment of tension arises as Carey becomes elusive.

 

The Real Thing by Brandon Kelly: When a soldier returns home, things have often changed. For Staff Sergeant Michael Waltze, the ultimate change is in his child. While on his tour of duty, his daughter has transitioned and started living her truth. Today he is coming home to surprise her. Parental love is unconditional. It transcends a person’s memory of their child. The Real Thing is an infinitely stronger bond. 

 

The Swimming Club by Ceci Golding & Nick Finegan: If you happen to be transgender and you want to go swimming, which changing room do you go into? In this short documentary we meet a group of trans activists who have taken matters into their own hands and set up a safe space swimming club. It is a film about the healing effects of community and the relief that comes after taking the bravest plunge of all – to just be yourself. It is also an ode to universal joys of swimming. (CC Available, cw: transphobia mention)

 

Wildfire by Bretten Hannam: A two-spirit L’nu teenager runs away from his abusive father a long with his younger half-brother. Along the way they meet a two-spirit powwow dancer who joins them on their quest. Together they travel the backroads in search of a new beginning. (CW: abuse mention)

 

Woman Dress by Thirza Cuthland: Pre-contact, a Two Spirit person named Woman Dress travels the Plains, gathering and sharing stories. Featuring archival images and dramatized re-enactments, this film shares a Cuthand family oral story, honouring and respecting Woman Dress without imposing colonial binaries on them. (CC Available)

 

Posters and Signs

What Name & Pronoun Do You Use?

All Gender Washroom Signs 

Please note there are multiple versions, please choose the ones that fit your space best. The accessibility sign is included along with the toilet for washrooms that are accessible to wheelchair users, persons with mobility issues, and other visible or invisible levels of ability. To find out what is included in an accessible washroom, click here.