Qmunity’s Queer Glossary

A list of common (and not-so-common) terms for a variety of identities and experiences in 2SLGBTQIA+ communities; updated regularly by Qmunity.

the GENDER book

the GENDER book is a community-based resource for exploring a variety of gender identities, terms, and experiences.

SOGI 1 2 3 – For Parents

Sometimes parents have just as many questions as their children. This resource from BC-based SOGI 1 2 3 can help parents and children learn together.

Reel Youth

Reel Youth is a Vancouver-based film education organization aimed at supporting the next generation of filmmakers.

Vimeo Video School

The Vimeo Video School provides resources for aspiring filmmakers looking to build their skill set and share their stories on film.

YouTube Creator Academy

The YouTube Creator Academy will help content creators of any experience level to build and monetize their own online platform.

Call OUT! GSA Handbook

Created in 2016, this document provides the starting steps for building youth-led Gender/Sexuality Alliances in your school.

Trans Care BC

A division of BC’s Provincial Health Services Authority, Trans Care BC helps trans people to navigate the health system including equitable and accessible care, planning for gender-affirming surgery, and overcoming other obstacles in the health system.

Qmunity Youth Services

Qmunity provides a variety of services for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth, including drop-in sessions, community events, resources for parents, and gender affirming clothing.


CampOUT is a leadership and learning summer camp exclusively for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth. Campers are able to meet with other queer, trans, and Two Spirit youth to learn and share strategies for building community.


The Urban Native Youth Association provides meaningful opportunities for Indigenous youth living in urban areas to connect with each other and their culture. The 2-Spirit Collective specifically provides support to Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ Indigenous youth.

SOGI 1 2 3

SOGI 1 2 3 provides resources for educators at all levels of the BC education system to integrate gender identity and sexual orientation equitably into the classroom.

BCTF LGBTQ2S+ Resources

The BC Teachers’ Federation provides members with a variety of tools to incorporate 2SLGBTQIA+ topics into their classrooms and to the support queer, trans, and Two-Spirit youth they work with every day.

Pride Education Network

The Prided Education Network brings together current and former educators, parents, and education field experts of all levels to build safer, more inclusive school communities and learning environments.


Based in the USA, GLSEN supports educators and youth throughout the US education system to launch top-down and grassroots initiatives that create positive change for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.