The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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logo_CSDSThe Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada offers an undergraduate program, a collaborative graduate program (MA and PhD), hosts academic and community events, and promotes research into sexuality. Faculty members associated with SDS come from about twenty departments and programs including Aboriginal Studies, Anthropology, Criminology, East Asian Studies, Drama, Education, English, History, Information Studies, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Physical Education and Health, Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Visual Studies, and Women’s Studies.

The Centre is housed at University College, though its undergraduate programs are available to all students in U of T’s Faculty of Arts and Science. Undergraduate programming in Sexual Diversity Studies was first established in 1998, and now includes a Specialist, Major, and Minor program. SDS also has its own interdisciplinary courses at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year levels, including independent studies and 4th year seminars. SDS also offers an interdisciplinary graduate program at the MA and PhD levels.

QueerBio.com

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logo_qbioThe goal of QueerBio.com is to be the definitive online biographical reference source for the international LGBTQ community. Its database lists over 14,000 contemporary and historical figures who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, and includes artists, sports figures, politicians, entertainers, business leaders, academics, activists, and more. The database is widely international in scope and is an ideal source for research and analysis with full search and sort functionality.

The mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate all generations of LGBTQ individuals and others through a collective knowledge of this international community.

The Canadian Business History Association / l’association Canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA / ACHA)

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logo_cbhaThe Canadian Business History Association – l’association Canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is dedicated to the pursuit of Canadian business history and its role both domestically and in world business history.

The CBHA/ACHA’s specific aims include encouraging more studies of enterprise by Canadians and in Canada, helping build and maintain well-structured and open business archives, providing those who study business history a forum for discussing their research with those who practice business, encouraging research projects on relevant subjects and providing funding for such research, and in general encouraging the study of business history in Canada.

Casey House

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logo_casey-houseCasey House is a specialty HIV/AIDS hospital with community programs including home nursing care and outreach. Founded in 1988, Casey House was the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility in Canada. Their commitment is to provide compassionate health care for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, in collaboration with its communities.

Inside Out

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logo_inside-outINSIDE OUT IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT REGISTERED CHARITY THAT EXISTS TO CHALLENGE ATTITUDES AND CHANGE LIVES THROUGH THE PROMOTION, PRODUCTION AND EXHIBITION OF FILM AND VIDEO MADE BY AND ABOUT LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANS (LGBT) PEOPLE OF ALL AGES, RACES AND ABILITIES.

For more than two decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto’s LGBT community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives.

Toronto Botanical Garden

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logo_tbgThe Toronto Botanical Garden offers an array of 17 award-winning themed gardens spanning nearly four acres, designed to educate and inspire. You’ll also find a complete range of innovative indoor and outdoor learning experiences for all ages including programs, garden tours, nature day camps, field trips and an extensive horticultural library; LEED Silver Certified Building with an energy-efficient sloping green roof and award-winning ecologically conscious design; rental facilities; garden shop and seasonal café.

The Toronto Botanical Garden is currently developing an additional 35 acres to its horticultural space, including nature gardens and outdoor event space.

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust

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logo_egaleEgale Canada Human Rights Trust (Egale) is Canada’s only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.

Egale’s vision is of a Canada free of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and all other forms of discrimination so that every person can achieve their full potential, unencumbered by hatred and bias. Their mission and values help pave the way for its vision to become reality.

Metropolitan Community Church, Toronto, Canada

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logo_mccA congregation of the worldwide Metropolitan Community Church movement located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and is a welcoming congregation openly affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual, heterosexual and transgender people. MCC Toronto was instrumental in changing the law on same sex marriage in Ontario, Canada.

MCC Toronto is now the largest Metropolitan Community Church congregation in terms of membership.