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  • SOY's Sensational 17th Bowlathon - Satruday Oct 22 - Bowlerama West

    Soy’s Sensational 17th Bowlathon!

    Please join us for: SOY’s Sensational 17th Bowlathon A fundraiser for Supporting Our Youth (SOY) Come on out and lend some support and come out for a highly spirited, fun-filled afternoon of cosmic bowling! Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 1PM-4PM Bowlerama West, 5429 Dundas Street West (near Kipling Station) Join the LGBTQ Parenting Network team or […]

  • Fall launch BBQ

    Fall Launch BBQ & Dance Party

    LGBTQ Community Programs at Sherbourne Health Centre presents: Fall Launch BBQ & Dance Party Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:30-8:00pm Sherbourne Health Centre 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto Free food, music, SOY zine and video launch, and info about groups for LGBTQ spectrum folks of all ages! No RSVP required, just join us!     LGBTQ Parenting Network is proud […]

  • Announcing our Fall 2016 Schedule

    We have recently updated our event listings, please visit our What’s On page for more details about upcoming events. This fall we have 12 week offerings of both Dykes Planning Tykes and Daddies & Papas 2B, as well as a weekend Queer & Trans Family Planning, in partnership with The 519. We also have sessions […]

  • LGBTQ Family Planning Courses

    Register now for the LGBTQ Family Planning Courses!

    The LGBTQ Family Planning Courses are your opportunity to consider parenting through various pathways to parenthood, including adoption, pregnancy and birth, surrogacy, co-parenting, and foster parenting. All the courses are trans-inclusive. The courses are learner-centred facilitated closed learning groups. As facilitators, our goal is to help you: Assess information and resources you already have. Determine your […]

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    Please take our survey between now and November 8, 2015

    The LGBTQ Parenting Network at Sherbourne Health Centre is undertaking a program evaluation. Consultants Jasmin Earle and Sharon Kelly are undertaking this evaluation on behalf of the Parenting Network. Please click to start the survey The intent of this survey is to ensure that the Parenting Network’s future priorities and services are informed by evidence of need. […]

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    OHIP Funding for IVF Supports LGBTQ Parents

    OHIP funding for IVF supports LGBTQ parents Increased access to IVF will benefit many prospective parents TORONTO October 1, 2015  – Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced expanding access to fertility services in Ontario. Funding for IVF in Ontario makes fertility care more accessible to LGBTQ prospective parents. “We were delighted to be part of the […]

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    Appropriate and accurate family recognition is always in children’s best interests

    LGBTQ Parenting Network supports simplified certain birth registration TORONTO October 1, 2015  – A Private Member’s Bill announced today aims to fix Ontario’s laws regarding parental recognition. If passed, this Bill will make birth registration services more equitable and accessible for LGBTQ families. Allowing a child’s parents to be properly legally recognized from birth brings […]

  • Register now for our LGBTQ Family Planning Courses!

    Are you considering parenthood? Single and thinking you need to be partnered first, or maybe checking out your options on your own? Are you partnered and one of you is ready for a child today …. or at least thinks you are…. but the other isn’t sure? Do you know about the LGBTQ Family Planning Courses? […]

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    Announcing: Second Parent Adoption – an info sheet for LGBTQ Parents in Ontario

    The newest info sheet in our LGBTQ Parental Recognition series is now available. Please download it from our library. Second Parent Adoption joins Birth Registration in Ontario as the second info sheet in this series. A complete overview of the series is available. This new info sheet Second Parent Adoption in Ontario offers clear legal information for LGBTQ […]