There are tons of LGBTQ+ resources available online, in Halifax, and all over Nova Scotia. Check them out here or visit the Pride Centre at Rosaria 213A to find out more!
AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia
The AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia supports and empowers people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and works to end stigma and discrimination as well as reduce new cases of HIV.
The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre
Working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse and change our societies current culture which cultivates sexism, social injustice and other forms of oppression, the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre in Halifax offers therapeutic counselling, a sexual assault nurse examiner program (SANE), as well as education and training.
The Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project
The Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project uses public outreach, education, and political action to provide a voice for the LGBTQ+ community of Nova Scotia and seek equality, justice, and human rights.
South House Sexual & Gender Resource Centre
South House is Halifax’s full-time gender justice centre. They offer a trans* and queer-positive space with wheelchair accessibility that is volunteer-driven, gender-inclusive, and open to all members of the community.
Halifax’s award-winning sex shop and bookstore! They have something for everyone! Venus Envy is an inclusive, informative, and shame-free place where you can find quality products and information.
The Youth Project
The Youth Project has been supporting LGBTQ+ youth in Nova Scotia since 1993. Located on Brunswick Street in Halifax they offer support, resources, education, events, camps, and more.
Search prideHealth’s Directory of Health and Wellness Providers if you are looking for LGBTQ+ positive and inclusive health care providers and organizations in Nova Scotia. The directory includes surgeons, nutritionists, dentists, massage therapists, counsellors, and more!
Coming out and/or living as trans* in Nova Scotia? See what medical resources, services, and support are available to you here
I Heart My Chest has everything you need to know about taking care of your chest
Relationships impact our health too, use this guide to make sure your relationship is a safe one
Sex, Sex, Sex!:
This Safer Sex Guide by CATIE (Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information) explains the basics of practicing safe sex that we all need to know
Explore HRC’s safer sex guide for trans* bodies here
The Native Youth Sexual Health Network is operated by and for Indigenous youth in the United States and Canada.
Trans* ladies! Everything you need to know about safe sex is in this guide!
Check out Pozitively Healthy: a Canadian guide to sex and health for gay men
PRIMED² is the ultimate sex guide for trans* men who are into men, check it out here
A big list of all those LGBTQ+ vocabulary words you hear and don’t quite understand
How to be an ally to the transgender people in your life and the community as a whole
How to be an Ally:
10 ways to be an ally and a friend to the LGBTQ+ community
Trans* (with the asterisk):
Find out what the asterisk(*) in “trans*” stands for, and why some use it and some folks don’t here
Check out The Gender Unicorn – a deconstruction of gender into identity, expression, and sex
When Someone “Comes Out” to You:
What to do (and what not to do) when someone comes out to you
The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ash Mardell
Gender Failure by Ivan Coyote
Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bonogivanni & Tristan Jimerson
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (on Netflix)
PRIDE (British film)
Non Binary & Trans: Ash @AshHardell
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