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The RYC - Resources & Links


The RYC has a resource kit available to those who wish to get more information on queer youth. This resource kit is in CD format. Please contact the RYC directly if you are interested in one of our resource kits. This guide is a tool to help you understand concepts, ideas, misconceptions, and questions surrounding gender identity and sexual orientation.


Rainbow Youth Coalition

The Rainbow Youth Coalition is now on MySpace. Feel free to check out the page and add us as a friend. We are also on Facebook, search Rainbow Youth Coalition.

Website: http://www.mysapce.com/rainbowyouthcoalition/

SOY: Supporting Our Youth

A community development project striving to improve the lives of the LGBTS youth of Toronto.

Website: http://www.soytoronto.org/

PYO: Positive Youth Outreach

PYO's mission is to empower, support, and affirm the lives of young people under 30 infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Website: http://www.positiveyouth.com/

The 519 Centre

A Toronto based community centre committed to diversity and dedicated to community.

Website: http://www.the519.org/


Is an extensive network that globally connects gay communities through its site.

Website: http://www.gay.com/


The gay, lesbian, and straight educators network envisions a future in which every child learns to accept and respect all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Website: http://www.glsen.org/

Gay Parent Magazine

A magazine for LGBTS parents.

Website: http://www.gayparentmag.com/

Oasis Magazine

A writing community for LGBTS youth.

Website: http://www.oasismag.com/


A Canadian media group striving for LGBTS equality.

Website: http://www.xtra.ca/


A web portal to facilitate the social and community integration of LGBTS youth.

Website: http://www.alterheros.com/


The primary focus of GALE BC is to advocate for change in the educational system which will result in a positive environment for LGBT in education, whether they are students, parents, teachers or administrators.

Website: http://www.galebc.org/


Egale Canada advances equality and justice for LGBT people, and their families across Canada.

Website: http://www.egale.ca/

Planet Ahead

An interactive website made by youth, for youth. A good resource for safer sex information.

Website: http://www.planetahead.ca/

Youth Line

A free service for LGBT youth, and those who have questions.

Website: http://www.youthline.ca/

Rainbow Service Organization

The Rainbow Service Organization (RSO) is committed to promoting, advocating, and celebrating the interests of the Queer, Questioning, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Two-spirited, and Gay community in our four county area.

Website: http://www.rainbowservice.org/

Out Proud

A national coalition providing resources to LGBTS youth.

Website: http://www.outproud.org/


This Zine especially hopes to break stereotypes and clichés about what it means to be queer. They want to push the envelope of queer-identity and queer youth culture—across Toronto, and across the world. They have such a strong focus on world culture and history, in addition to up-to-date, real-life stories and features.

Website: http://www.boyoboyzine.com/

PFLAG Canada

A national organization providing support, education, and resources to the LGBTS community.

Website: http://www.pflag.ca/