This directory is designed to help you find resources on Advocacy in Windsor-Essex. These listings were compiled by submissions from the community along with organizations that have supported the LGBTQ2S+ community in Windsor-Essex. If you feel there is an organization or business that should be listed, please submit the information on our submission form.
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CANADA’S GAY & LESBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
100 University Avenue, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1V6
Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) is a national, non-profit industry association established in 2003. It is committed to forming a broad-based coalition, representative of the various interests of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-identified, Queer, Two-Spirited and Intersex (LGBT+) businesses, corporations, professionals, and students. The purpose of this coalition is to promote economic growth and prosperity, through public and private sector advocacy, and to advance the common business interests of its members and stakeholders.
185 Carlton Street
Toronto,Ontario, M5A 2K7
Egale Canada is a national organization committed to advancing equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified people, and their families, across Canada. Egale has members in every province and territory of the country. Our Board of Directors is comprised of an elected male and female representative from each of six regions of Canada.
The 519 Community Centre
519 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 2C9
Queer Ontario is a provincial network of gender and sexually diverse individuals and their allies who are committed to questioning, challenging, and reforming the laws, institutional practices, and social norms that regulate queer people. Operating under liberationist and sex-positive principles, we fight for accessibility, recognition, and pluralism, using social media and other tactics to engage in political action, public education, and coalition-building.
Rainbow Railroad is a global not-for-profit organization that helps LGTBQI+ people facing persecution based on their sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics. In a time when there are more displaced people than ever before, LGBTQI+ people are uniquely vulnerable due to systemic, state-enabled homophobia and transphobia.
TRANS WELLNESS ONTARIO
1435 Tecumseh Road East
Windsor, Ontario, N8W1C2
The mission of Trans Wellness Ontario is to enhance and sustain the health & wellness of transgender, genderqueer, two spirit, non-binary, queer and questioning communities & their families
WINDSOR-ESSEX PRIDE FEST
2109 Ottawa Street
Windsor, Ontario, N8Y1R8
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest (WEPF) is an incorporated not-for-profit organization in the Province of Ontario. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, WEPF brings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) community, their friends, allies and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of our community by providing advocacy and producing inclusive and safe events, initiatives and social programs. WEPF strengthens the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTQ2S+ individuals in Windsor-Essex.
WINDSOR PRIDE COMMUNITY
1770 Langlois Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8X 4M5
Incorporated in 2006, WPC is a charitable organization aiming to create a culture of belonging for Windsor-Essex’s 2SLGBTQIA people and their families, allies, employers and educators through education, empowerment and support programs and services. WPC delivers corporate training, curates events, runs workshops, produces research, hosts community and social and peer support groups, shares information to – and makes referrals for – clients and service providers, and nourishes our community’s mental health and wellness.