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LGBT YouthLine present “Quinn”

When you register for this event at this link, you will be emailed instructions to watch the film QUINN. Watch the film on your own time then join us at this scheduled virtual Q&A! Please check for this link under the heading ADDITIONAL INFORMATION in your Eventbrite email. QUINN is an intimate documentary of gender identity, […]

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HelpLine Closure Update

Dear YouthLine Community,    As we start off the new year, we at Youthline would like to express our appreciation for the support our community continues to show us as we work to support 2SLGBTQ+ youth across Ontario. We would also like to share an important update with you all about our Helpline operations in […]

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We’re Hiring An Interim Executive Director

  LGBT YouthLine is seeking an Interim Executive Director for a 6-month contract, with the possibility of extension.    About the role:  LGBT YouthLine is seeking an Interim Executive Director for a 6-month contract, with the possibility of extension. The Interim Executive Director will work with an incredible team of 2SLGBTQ+ staff and volunteers who are reimagining what […]

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The Holiday Season with YouthLine

  Our holiday campaign for 2022 is Slowing Down. This holiday season at YouthLine, we are acknowledging the journeys we’ve all been on this year, making time for rest right now, and dreaming about our aspirations for the future.   YouthLine’s offices will be closed from December 21 until January 3 as staff take time to […]

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Leadership Update

Dear YouthLine Community,    The Board of Directors would like to reiterate our appreciation for the support our community has continued to show us as we work to support 2SLGBTQ+ youth across Ontario. We also want to share a leadership and staffing update with our community.    On October 27, 2022, the Executive Committee of […]

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HelpLine Closing from November 6 to November 13

LGBT YouthLine closing HelpLine for one week to rest Closing November 6th and re-opening November 14th    On March 17th 2020, following the government closure, we made the decision to leave our offices and closed the lines. On March 18th 2020 we re-opened remotely, and our dedicated staff and volunteers have kept the lines open […]

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Learning, Grounding, Growing: Practical Tools for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth

In late 2021 / early 2022, we hosted four skills-based, mental health workshop series to teach 2SLGBTQ+ practical tools to support themselves and their peers. Topics included somatic/embodied practices, boundaries and relationships, arts-based exploration, and active listening.   As part of this project — which has generously been funded by the City of Toronto — […]

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Collaborative Visioning Session with QTBIPOC sauga! 

We’re excited to be co-hosting a virtual Collaborative Visioning Session with @qtbipocsauga on Monday, August 29th from 6-9pm EST for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth in Peel and Halton!     In this space, we will have a facilitated conversation about upcoming YouthOrganize programming. More specifically, we want to know:   What arts-based workshops and activities you would […]

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YouthOrganize is Recruiting Youth Advisory Committee Members!

Are you: a 2SLGBTQ+ youth living in Peel or Halton with knowledge and passion for the arts? interested in building 2SLGBTQ+ community within Peel and Halton? interested in organizing, leading or attending a series of arts-based workshops for and by 2SLGBTQ+ youth?  Join our Youth Advisory Committee!   YouthOrganize is looking for 8-12 2SLGBTQ+ youth […]

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Philip Wong, Interim Executive Director

Welcome Philip Wong as Interim Executive Director!

We are thrilled to welcome back Philip Wong (he/him) to LGBT YouthLine as the Interim Executive Director, effective August 4, 2022.      Philip is a non-profit professional with more than 20 years of experience advocating for and with marginalized communities. Philip has firsthand knowledge of the organization’s value as a critical resource for 2SLGBTQ+ youth. He has served […]