January 19, 2021

Of the many exciting initiatives in the works for 2021, we are thrilled to announce our Visiting Scholars in Residence program as part of our Research Hub - commencing January 2021!

At Egale, we believe that the facilitation of community-based research connections between university scholars and researchers and LGBTQI2S communities across Canada is essential to breaking down barriers and moving our society forward.

Of the first two resident scholars joining us later this month, research will be conducted around a). anti-Black racism, racial injustices, and the challenges faced by Black queer communities across Canada, and b). intersex human rights in Canada.

Egale's Research Hub serves as a digital repository for LGBTQI2S-related research conducted by Canada-based scholars and communities. Here you will find research briefs aimed at making LGBTQI2S research accessible and useable across social services networks. This is also a space to connect LGBTQI2S advocacy and support organizations with researchers working across academic disciplines and institutions.

We are thrilled to position Egale as a centre of excellence in LGBTQI2S research and studies.


Helen Kennedy, Executive Director



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Are you a LGBTQ+ business owner, or founder of a Canadian company?

CGLCC, Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce have partnered with Deloitte Canada to survey LGBTQ+ business owners and/or founders to learn more about how your company is doing, and what challenges you have faced. The survey will help support research and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ business community. All input will be anonymous. To participate in the 15-minute online multiple-choice survey please click on the link below:


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The inaugural Canadian Trans Summit is taking place on February 19-20, 2021, and you’re invited!

This virtual event will bring together committed trans, gender diverse, and Two Spirit community members from across Canada in a virtual space to discuss strategic collaboration in pursuit of trans rights and inclusion across Canada. Although we are saddened that we can not meet in person, we’re also thrilled to share that by going virtual we’re able to widen our reach and accessibility for participants across Canada by opening the registration to all!


Apply Now | Postdoctoral Fellow in Black LGBTQI National Consultation

We're hiring! Egale is looking for a qualified candidate for a full-time, 15-month contractual appointment in our Research Department at the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow in Black LGBTQI National Consultation, beginning March 1, 2021. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Ontario Tech University, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities.


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