The following third-party resources will give you a better understanding of discrimination and support available to the LGBTQ2S+ community.
Amnesty International: LGBTI Rights
Amnesty International provides a detailed explanation of the LGBTQ community, their rights and issues of discrimination.
Gender Fluidity Care Guide
This care guide was created by students in Grenfell Campus’ Winter 2020 Gender and Society 3314 class, and is intended for people who work in health care, or in the medical profession. The purpose of the guide is to help raise awareness of gender-diverse identities in Corner Brook, NL in a fun educational manner, while including real-life experiences from gender diverse folks and their parents.
Healthy People: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released their 2019-2020 objectives pertaining to the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health.
Lonely Planet outlines LGBTQ-related travelling advice for travel within Canada and Internationally.
LGBTQ Resource Kit
Created by the NL Department of Education for grades 7 to 12, this LGBTQ resource kit is a guide to national, provincial and municipal resources available to LGBTQ youth.
LGBTQ Youth Resources
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has comprised a list of facts and resources to help others support LGBTQ youth.
MUN LGBTQ Resources
A cumulative list of LGBTQ resources from Memorial University.
Safe Space Kit
GLSEN, a leading American education organization, created “The Safe Space Kit”; a guide to being an ally to LGBTQ Students.
Sexual Assault & the LGBTQ Community
As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization in the world, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) discuss sexual assault in the LGBTQ community.
Standing with LGBT Prisoners
In 2012-2013, the American Center for Transgender Equality released an 88 page document, doing a deep dive into the topic of LGBTQ prisoners.
Substance Abuse in Queer & Trans Communities
Written by Here to Help, a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information.**
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading American organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
Transgender Community and Addictions
Sunshine Behavioual Help has written a trauma-informed article on how to understand addictions and mental health issues in relation to the Transgender community.
United Nations: Combating Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
The United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner LGBTQ human rights and how they plan to combat discrimination.