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Let’s #DoBetter in Ontario Catholic Schools

Update on YouthLine’s removal from the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) On the afternoon of Monday, January 11th, 2021, we put out a statement ‘LGBT YouthLine’s removal from Toronto Catholic District School Board resources’, which provided information about the email we received informing us of our removal from TCDSB’s resources. In our statement, we […]

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Public Statement (January 11, 2021)

Public Statement: LGBT YouthLine’s removal from Toronto Catholic District School Board resources On the afternoon of Friday, January 8th, 2021 we received an email from the Chief of Mental Health Strategy and Staff Well-Being of the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB). In the email, we were informed that we had “inappropriate material” on our site, […]

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We are Hiring for Two Positions!

Communications Coordinator Full-Time – 1 Year contract, with possibility for renewal  Remote (Ontario-based position)    Working with other YouthLine staff, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for leading the organization’s communications strategy, with a focus on strengthening our storytelling and program promotions. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Coordinator will also develop and implement engagement strategies to strengthen communication with potential and current donors.      Coordinator, Provincial Networks Full-Time – 1 Year […]

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Happy Holidays!

As we reflect on the past year, we know that our work supporting 2SLGBTQ+ youth through isolation has been more important than ever. This has been a hard year for all of us, and we are so grateful to have supporters and community members who continue to support LGBT YouthLine.   At this time, we […]

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HelpLine Services Open for the Holidays

LGBT YouthLine knows that the holidays can be hard for 2SLGBTQ+ youth, and this year, it can be even harder. If you or a 2SLGBTQ+ youth in your life are looking to access our services over the holiday season, know that we are open!   Thanks to our shift supervisors and volunteers, our Peer Support […]

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LGBT YouthLine’s Colouring Book is here!

Still looking for the perfect gift for the 2SLGBTQ+ youth in your life? Print or share LGBT YouthLine’s Big 2SLGBTQ+ Colouring Book, “The ABCs of Being 2SLGBTQ+.”  The colouring book features beautiful, creative, and heartwarming artwork created by YouthLine staff, HelpLine volunteers, Youth Ambassadors, and even some friends of YL. So much love and care […]

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Joint Letter to support Bill C-6

On December 6, 2020, LGBT Youthline and The 519 wrote to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, to put our joint support behind Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy), with a proposed amendment. December 6, 2020   Dear Members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice […]

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#Dare2Give this Holiday Season

This holiday season, what do you give to the person who has it all… and who also can’t leave their home for “non-essential” reasons? Tickets to YouthLine’s #Dare2Workshop Series, that’s what!   What is #Dare2Workshops? Through LGBT YouthLine’s Dare2Workshops, you will participate in entry-level workshops designed to teach the ABC’s of a variety of different […]

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Introducing #Dare2Workshops

Ever wanted to achieve coolness by making TikToks, singing slightly less off-key, making yourself up for drag, or meditating your way through the pandemic?  Maybe not….but the moment you weren’t waiting for has finally arrived!   This Pride season, in the midst of massive pandemic-related upheaval, we Dared2Imagine something better – and asked you to do […]

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Join our (Virtual) Annual General Meeting!

We are excited to host an evening of community and discussion as we reflect on a transformative year at LGBT YouthLine and plan for the next. Everyone is welcome to join us! We also encourage those who plan on attending to sign up for their annual YouthLine membership, which entitles them to participate in the […]