Resources for 2slgbtqia Students

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Self-Guided Resources

A collection of resources for the 2SLGBTQIA community to gain insight and knowledge on navigating the workplace.

Out and Proud: Approaching LGBT Issues in the Workplace 

In this course, instructor Jacqui Lloyd lays out why diversity and inclusion matters for businesses, how professionals who identify as LGBT can feel more confident about coming out at work, and how allies can help create a more inclusive work environment.

Succeeding as an LGBT Individual Transitioning at Work for Transgender Individuals

Dorie Clark discusses how to harness the benefits of your identity and how to overcome any limiting beliefs you may hold. She also goes over the pros and cons of coming out in your job search or on the job and shares strategies to overcome challenges such as a very conservative company or industry, hostile coworkers, or the complexities of coming out as transgender.

Job Search, Networking and Mentorship Resources

Explore reputable 2SLGBTQIA+ job search resources and information to assist with navigating the employment process. 

Start Proud facilitates the professional development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) students as they transition from school to career in order to build a national network within the LGBTQ+ community

Empowers Canadian employers to build workplaces that celebrate all employees regardless of gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation. 

A forum for Toronto/GTA-based lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) leaders — current and aspiring professionals, executives, and entrepreneurs

A specialized online employment network that highlights employers who are dedicated to providing unique, interesting, and fulfilling experiences to its growing network of LGBT job seekers.

Out & Equal guide is a tool for LGBTQ people and allies looking to strengthen their understanding of how to share their stories in the workplace and land in a place of empowerment and growth as individuals and within the organization.

A guide including tips on how to research trans-positive workplaces, have a professional online presence, prepare job applications that highlight your strengths and reflect your skills and personality, and more.

GBC Student Resources

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George Brown College is committed to creating equitable, inclusive and safe learning, working and living environments for all Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) members of our community.


Student union representing the crucial interests of all George Brown College students. Focus on representation, advocacy, events and the delivery of services with the objective to build a united student movement.

Community Support Resources

Connect with community to support your overall well-being, as part of your career development.

Explore a variety of services from counselling services and queer parenting resources to coming out groups and trans programming. Access free over-the-phone and video-based summary advice clinic specific to Ontario employment law and more.

Targeted and culturally appropriate programs for LGBTQ+ newcomers and services that ensure all voices are heard and represented.

Health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and well-being goals established by LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada

The Bill 7 Award is a registered charitable trust that awards scholarships to gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirited and queer students who are in financial need and studying at any post-secondary institution in Ontario to attain their first degree or diploma.