We’re Here: 2SLGBTQ+ Youth across Ontario Assert Needs and Experiences
LGBT YouthLine’s Provincial Youth Ambassador Project (PYAP) brought together 18 2SLGBTQ+ Youth Ambassadors from across Ontario to lead an assessment about the experiences and needs of 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Ontario. Check out the Summary Report and 5 Snapshot Reports below.
All Report covers illustrated by Melisse Watson @coyotewatson, featuring work by Cassandra Thompson @seedandserasee (Trans+ Youth Snapshot), Harmeet Rehal @harmeetrehal (Under 18 Youth Snapshot), Maisha Marshall-Ende @uncle_guiseppe (Racialized Youth Snapshot), Keisha Erwin Roberts @wapahkesis (Indigenous Youth Snapshot), and Whitney Heroux @hamburger_help_me (Northern Youth Snapshot).
Graphic design by Anchor Points Design @anchorpoints.design. Research Consultant (Lead): Anu Radha Verma
Created by 2SLGBTQ+ youth from the Grey-Bruce region of Southern Ontario as part of the Provincial Youth Ambassador Project. Approximately 10 youth participated in creating messages of love and support to other rural youth from Grey-Bruce, and beyond
Created by 2SLGBTQ+ youth from Northern regions across Ontario in 2019 as part of the Provincial Youth Ambassador Project. Approximately fifty youth participated in creating messages of love and support to other northern youth
In 2019, YouthOrganize launched as an online platform to support 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Ontario to build skills and support each other to better organize in their communities. 2SLGBTQ+ youth in partnership with LGBT Youthline created resources to support youth looking to start something new for the first time as an Organizer in thier communities. Check out the resources below!