Trans / Non-Binary / 2S

General Resource Lists

Trans Vancouver Island

Victoria Queer Collective

Social & Discussion Groups

(Most of these are links to Facebook events and pages. While I try to keep things up to date, please consult the hosting groups’ pages for the most up to date information. )

Nachos Night @ UVic

“The Chair in Transgender Studies invites all self-identified trans, non-binary, or Two-Spirit folks to a casual monthly drop-in gathering. You don’t have to be a student! While it is not exactly a free lunch, beer or pop and nachos are on the Chair!”

South Island Gender Variant Drop In Group

“A bi-monthly drop-in space for the diverse array of trans, gender queer, two-spirit, and gender variant individuals in the Southern Vancouver Island area. Second Wednesday and last Thursday every month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the downtown Victoria Public Library (Main Branch – 735 Broughton St.).”  Topics for upcoming meetings are posted on the FB event page, as well as accessibility information.

Harbour (18-24)

“We meet in the lobby of the Victoria Youth Clinic at Foundry Victoria on the 3rd floor at 818 Douglas Street. Our meetings are from 6-8pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Our meetings are primarily for those who identify as Two Spirit, trans and/or otherwise gender-diverse, though we welcome allies who want to discuss these topics through a gender-informed lens!”

Two-Spirit / Indigenous Gender Diversity

Basic Information

TransCare BC’s Two-Spirit page for general information and resources, including brief discussion of the impacts of colonization on pre-European gender diversity among First Peoples.

Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society

A Vancouver-based group focused on healing, empowerment and spiritual practice for those who are Two-Spirited and their allies.

Two-Spirit Collective (Youth)

Urban Native Youth Association’s initiative for indigenous, Two-Spirit, and LGBTQ+ identified youth between the ages of 15-30. (Vancouver-based and online)

Native Youth Sexual Health Network

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada.

Gender-Affirming Resources

Trans Care BC

Starting point for support resources and education in the public sector, including information about social transitioning, hormones, surgeries, etc.

Trans Education Consultants

Ambit Gender Diversity

Trans-Positive Christian Resources

The Baptist Pastor and His Transgender Friends | Mark Wingfield | TEDxCharlottesville

Potentially helpful video for transfolk &/or families struggling at the intersections of trans identity and Christianity.

 

(more content coming soon…)

 

 



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