LGBT2Q+ Community Organizations to Support
Pride Toronto supports our communities in the pursuit of our unequivocal rights to be known, be heard, be understood, be accepted, be respected, and to celebrate the beauty of who we are.
Two Spirited People is a non-profit social services organization whose membership consists of Aboriginal gay and lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people in Toronto.
Mental Health Counselling and Drop-in Centre for LGBTQ2S Youth experiencing homelessness. Egale has many support workers to help with practical needs ranging from housing, food access, access health care, navigating government services, filling out forms, applying for odsp/ow, employment, transition support, etc.
SOY seeks to improve the lives of queer youth age 16-29 in Toronto through the active involvement of youth and adult communities. It offers a wide variety of groups for Newcomer/Immigrant youth, Black Queer Youth, Trans youth, arts based programs and mentoring for queer youth.
The 519 offers various supports to the Toronto LGBTTQ community. Including transition support, anti-violence initiatives, anti-poverty & homelessness initiatives and a number of community drop in programs throughout the week.
The LGBT YouthLine is a toll-free service provided by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transexual, Two spirited or queer youth to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transexual, Two spirited, queer or questioning youth under 26. They also offer online peer support through text, email or online forums.
Salaam Canada is a volunteer-run national organization dedicated to creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer and trans.
PFlag is a national organization that helps all Canadians with questions of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. PFLag supports, educates and provides resources to all individuals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Can you imagine living in fear of persecution, torture or murder? Can you imagine going to jail for who you are or who you love?
That is a reality for so many LGBTQI individuals around the world. Since being founded in 2006, Rainbow Railroad has helped more than 800 individuals find a path to safety to start a new life — free from persecution.
“Since the day we opened our doors in 1988, it’s been clear: Casey House is different. Yes, we are Canada’s first and only stand-alone hospital for people with HIV/AIDS with a multi-disciplinary approach to health and well-being, but it’s the way we treat our clients that sets us apart.”
Inside Out is a not-for-profit registered charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of film made by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people of all ages, races and abilities.
The Black Gay Men’s Network of Ontario is a centralized hub for same-gender-loving men of African, African diaspora, Afro-Latino, Caribbean and Black identities, operating from Toronto as an independent and autonomous entity.