Resources

This page is meant to be a listing of resources serving the LGBTQ2S+ community in the capital region. Please contact us with any additions or corrections!

altView Foundation

Vision Statement:
Queer and trans people, and those who have relationships with them, live without fear in a society where they are included, recognized, and celebrated.
Mission Statement:
To build diverse pro-queer and pro-trans communities in Alberta through advocacy, education, empowerment, collaboration, and the arts.

Website: altview.ca

ASPECC

ASPECC is a non-profit corporation that was founded by sex positive individuals with the goal of providing a Safe(r) space to support the public regardless of the wide range of human and sexual diversity among individuals, including a multitude of sexual identities, orientations, practices and gender presentations.

Website: aspecc.ca

Edmonton Pride Centre

The Pride Centre of Edmonton enriches and improves the lives of LGBTQ+ people across the lifespan, their allies, and the broader community in the Greater Edmonton area. The Pride Centre provides resources, social and wellness supports, public education, leadership opportunities, referrals, and a safe, welcoming space through its programs and partnerships.

The Pride Centre provides a non-judgmental, welcoming space where people of all SOGIE (sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions) can be themselves, find support, meet new people, and be part of a caring community. Our office hours are also drop-in hours, when people can find a safe space at the Centre.

Address: 2nd Floor, 10618 105 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB, T5H 0L2

(Accessible entrance with an elevator at 10610 105 Avenue)

Telephone: (780) 488-3234

Website: pridecentreofedmonton.ca

Office & drop-in hours: Monday–Friday, 12–7pm

Email: hello@pridecentreofedmonton.ca

Edmonton 2 Spirit Society

Our mission is to re-establish two-spirits within our nations – to create a healthy, safe, and inclusive place for 2 Spirit youth for generations to come.

Facebook: facebook.com/pg/edmonton2spiritsociety

Website: edmonton2spiritsociety.com

Evolution Wonderlounge

Edmonton’s only club serving the LGBTQ community year round, Evolution has won Best Dance Club (Vue Weekly, 2014-2017), Community Choice Night Club (Metro, 2017), Best LGBT Bar (Vue Weekly, 2015-2017), and Best Club Night (Vue Weekly, 2016-2017).
Home of regular drag and burlesque entertainment, the club has hosted guests like Chi Chi La Rue, Leslie Jordan, Lady Bunny, Alyssa Edwards, Bianca Del Rio, Amanda Lepore, Cazwell, Rocco Steele, Brent Corrigan, Brent Everett, and more.
EVO is proud to be active in the community. Since opening in 2013, over $250,000 has left the venue to go back into groups and causes such as the Red Cross, Canadian Mental Health Association, cancer research, HIV Edmonton, GSAs, and more.
In addition to great dance floors on Friday and Saturday, EVO is home to trivia nights, karaoke, comedy and poetry nights, and more. Check out the events calendar for details on upcoming shows!

Website: facebook.com/evolutionwonderlounge

FrancoQueer

Mandate : The FrancoQueer Committee of the West is the related 2SLGBTQIA + resource for French-speaking people in minority situations in Western Canada.
Mission : The mission of the FrancoQueer Committee is to lead the dialogue on the issues of sexual and gender diversity in order to raise the awareness of Francophone minority communities of 2SLGBTQIA + identities.
Vision  : The FrancoQueers proudly affirm their intersectional identity, and are welcomed, accepted and feel secure in all spheres of their lives.

Website: fja.ab.ca/francoqueer

HIV Edmonton

HIV Edmonton is a harm reduction agency, working to provide the best education and prevention methods to a wide variety of audiences.

Website: https://www.hivedmonton.com/

QueerFlex
QUEERFLEX is Canada’s first non-profit gym centred on creating safer space for queer, trans, and non-binary people in the fitness world through personal training, public education and direct advocacy.
QUEERFLEX is about addressing fitness accessibility – physical, mental, emotional, and financial. We’re about honouring the intersections of identity and trauma that exist in our LGBTQIA2S+ communities, and is a tool in becoming stronger and more sustainable, individually and together, so we can keep doing the work we need to thrive.

Website: queerflex.com

Shades of Colour

Shades of Colour (SOC) is a community space that exists to celebrate and advocate for queer and trans black folks, Indigenous folks, and people of colour.

Facebook: facebook.com/shadesofcolour.yeg

Trans Equality Society of Alberta

TESA’s mission is to be a witness to and a voice for matters concerning trans Albertans.
TESA was formed in the hopes that building a traditional non-profit advocacy group would open opportunities for formal engagement with authorities who otherwise overlook the unique needs of the larger trans community.
What do we do?
TESA engages in advocacy and education in three primary areas: government, outreach, and community development.

Website: tesaonline.org

Please contact us if you know of other LGBTQ2S+-serving organizations you’d like added to this list!

Edmonton Pride Festival Society
PO Box 95043
Whyte PO
Edmonton, AB T6E 0E5
​hello@edmontonpride.ca
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