A sexual and gender minority (LGBTQ) youth leadership retreat held each summer in Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. The camp helps youth develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become agents for positive change in their schools, families, and communities. Camp fYrefly provides free in-school activity-based workshops.
The ten-day Edmonton Pride Festival celebrates the unity and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified and queer community (LGBTQ) and its allies. Festival events typically include art, theatre, parties, family events, and the annual Pride Parade through Old Strathcona.
A non-profit organization that promotes local LGBTQS+ inclusive sports and recreational opportunities year round. Some of the activities include running, volleyball, dragon boat, badminton, yoga, swimming, board games, choir and many more. Please visit the Team Edmonton website and Facebook group for the latest event information.
The Dragging Youth Series has partnered with the Unitarian Church in order to provide a safe,
welcoming space for all no matter what their gender, age or race. The idea is a that all youth will have a safe space to find themselves or help with the journey of finding themselves through the art of drag and all forms of drag are embraced and encouraged, as well as celebrated. The idea or concept is to encourage all to find themselves or express themselves as youth are the future. The future church maintenance team, community leaders, you name it, so we believe it is important to support them and give them a place to help find themselves in a safe and welcoming manner.
Rainbow Connection is a collection of teens and young adults who are creating safe space for all young humans needing connection, community, or a place to hang out in Edmonton. We host monthly art nights, movie nights, yoga nights, community service opportunities, chat nights, and our popular All Ages Dance Party that are alcohol and drug free events.