Rainbow resources

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Community Resources

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP)

NSRAP seeks equity, justice, and human rights for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Nova Scotia. NSRAP seeks to create change in our communities so that all 2SLGBTQIA+ people are included, valued, and celebrated. We will achieve this through building community and developing strong networks outside of the community in addition to public outreach, education, and political action.

GayHalifax

GayHalifax is a wiki-style encyclopedia of the ‘Rainbow Community’ of Halifax. It contains information from health to support groups, history, social life, and educational information.

Wayves Magazine

Exists to inform lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people in Atlantic Canada of the the activities of their communities, and to promote those activities and support their aims and objectives.

Social Supports

East Coast Rainbow Softball Association

A community organization, based in the Halifax Regional Municipality, with a focus on inclusion and community engagement in the sport of softball.

The Youth Project

The Youth Project is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. They provide a variety of programs and services including support groups, referrals, educational workshops, and social activities.

GetOutHalifax!

Not feeling the love through the Web? Tired of waking up on a Sunday morning with a thin wallet and a pounding headache? Long to meet people who dig activities and an active lifestyle that you like? GET OUT HALIFAX is a group for everyone interested in the outdoors, social, recreation and athletically minded way of life for the GLBTQ community and our allies in Halifax and around Nova Scotia.

Health Support

Halifax Sexual Health Centre

Located on Bayers Road, the Halifax Sexual Health Centre offers STI & HIV testing, pap tests, help with gender affirming surgeries process, referrals, sexual health counselling and other services.

prideHealth

Works to improve access to health services which are safe, coordinated, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate for people who are members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

South House Sexual & Gender Resource Centre

Formerly the Dalhousie Women's Centre, SoHo aims to provide resources and referrals, as well as a safe space for people to organize.

Trans Youth Sexual Health Booklet

A booklet created for youth, by youth. It is aimed at young trans people and their partners.

Faith and Spirituality

Keshet

Keshet is a national organization that works for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life.

LGBTQ Baha'i Story Project

To tell, listen to, and reflect upon stories of Gay/Lesbian Baha'is and their support friends and family.

Proud Anglicans

On this site you'll find a list of gay-positive parishes compiled by Integrity, a group of gay and lesbian Anglicans and friends.

Salaam Canada

Queer Muslim Community that is creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer or trans.

Seventh Day Adventist Kinship

To provide a safe spiritual and social community to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex current and former Seventh-Day Adventists, their families, and those who support them.