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Discover the Keys to Cultivating Safe and Inclusive Spaces Daily

by Marcie Casler (she/her) June isn’t just any month in Canada—it’s one where we crank up the volume to celebrate the vibrant 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. it’s all about Pride! But, Pride comes on the heels of an important day in the annual calendar for queer and trans people. May 17th is a day in which everyone is called to action, led by the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, marked by the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). But let’s get real for a second—IDAHOBIT and Pride aren’t just confined to specific dates

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Be a Catalyst for Change: Make a Difference for a Socially Just Future!

by Marcie Casler #Act4QueerSafety and #FactsOverFear were two of Momentum‘s key campaign initiatives in 2023. To protect trans kids from bullying by their own governments, Momentum supported campaigns in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan. As a result, they mobilized and condemned the blatant homophobia and transphobia displayed by the Conservative Party. Due to the rising anti-2SLGBTQIA+ rhetoric, Momentum launched the official House of Commons petition calling for the implementation of the White Paper on the Status of Trans and Gender Diverse People alongside the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

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As we Reflect on Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What Role does Human Trafficking Play?

by Marcie Casler Nova Scotia has been recognized as the province with the highest rates of human trafficking in Canada, but it doesn’t involve high-tech abductions like you see on TV or social media, it’s often someone grooming a person into submission. Many victims believe their trafficker is their romantic partner. It could be happening to someone you know right now. There are many survivors of human trafficking who have also been sexually abused. Sex work and human trafficking are often confused. We acknowledge the distinction between sex work and

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Human Rights Day

by Dennis L. Stuebing, Ph.D. and Marissa Campbell At this time of year, there are a lot of ‘designated days’ including World Children’s Day (20 November), International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), Trans Day of Remembrance (20 November), World AIDS Day (1 December), and International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) to name only a few.  Tomorrow is Human Rights Day.  The other designated days are important as they highlight specific issues or groups of people that deserve acknowledgement.  They remind us of the

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Statement in response to the attack against the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at Club Q (Colorado Springs)

by Wisdom2Action Ltd. We are horrified and heartbroken by the events at Club Q in Colorado Springs this past weekend. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims and call for justice on their behalf. We stand in solidarity with those grieving, as well as other 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and communities, as a proud, queer owned, and queer led business. Amidst rising levels of hate against our communities across the globe, which the recent tragedy at Club Q illustrates, we call upon governments, policymakers and all

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Discover the Keys to Cultivating Safe and Inclusive Spaces Daily

by Marcie Casler (she/her) June isn’t just any month in Canada—it’s one where we crank up the volume to celebrate the vibrant 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. it’s all about Pride! But, Pride comes on the heels of an important day in the annual calendar for queer and trans people. May 17th is a day in which everyone is called to action, led by the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, marked by the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). But let’s get real for a second—IDAHOBIT and Pride aren’t just confined to specific dates on a calendar. We live and breathe IDAHOBIT and Pride

Read More >

Be a Catalyst for Change: Make a Difference for a Socially Just Future!

by Marcie Casler #Act4QueerSafety and #FactsOverFear were two of Momentum‘s key campaign initiatives in 2023. To protect trans kids from bullying by their own governments, Momentum supported campaigns in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan. As a result, they mobilized and condemned the blatant homophobia and transphobia displayed by the Conservative Party. Due to the rising anti-2SLGBTQIA+ rhetoric, Momentum launched the official House of Commons petition calling for the implementation of the White Paper on the Status of Trans and Gender Diverse People alongside the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) calling on the Government of Canada to act for

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As we Reflect on Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What Role does Human Trafficking Play?

by Marcie Casler Nova Scotia has been recognized as the province with the highest rates of human trafficking in Canada, but it doesn’t involve high-tech abductions like you see on TV or social media, it’s often someone grooming a person into submission. Many victims believe their trafficker is their romantic partner. It could be happening to someone you know right now. There are many survivors of human trafficking who have also been sexually abused. Sex work and human trafficking are often confused. We acknowledge the distinction between sex work and trafficking. Sex work does not constitute sexual exploitation, and all

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Human Rights Day

by Dennis L. Stuebing, Ph.D. and Marissa Campbell At this time of year, there are a lot of ‘designated days’ including World Children’s Day (20 November), International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), Trans Day of Remembrance (20 November), World AIDS Day (1 December), and International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) to name only a few.  Tomorrow is Human Rights Day.  The other designated days are important as they highlight specific issues or groups of people that deserve acknowledgement.  They remind us of the global commitment that exists especially to those who are vulnerable

Read More >

Statement in response to the attack against the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at Club Q (Colorado Springs)

by Wisdom2Action Ltd. We are horrified and heartbroken by the events at Club Q in Colorado Springs this past weekend. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims and call for justice on their behalf. We stand in solidarity with those grieving, as well as other 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and communities, as a proud, queer owned, and queer led business. Amidst rising levels of hate against our communities across the globe, which the recent tragedy at Club Q illustrates, we call upon governments, policymakers and all stakeholders to do their part to advance inclusion, protect human

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