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    Announcing our International Family Visibility Day Picnic!

      An International Family Equality Day Event by the LGBTQ Parenting Network! Join us for: Games Crafts BBQ hot dogs, burgers (meat and non-meat options) Socializing with other LGBTQ families, allied families, and prospective LGBTQ parents Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Christie Pits Park Picnic Shelter Area (SE Corner of the park, […]

  • Trainings in Sudbury & Toronto: Queering the Family Tree

    Queering The Family Tree: Building LGBTQ-Inclusive Programs and Services   FULL-DAY WORKSHOP Welcoming LGBTQ people and families into programs and services can mean taking practical steps such as re-designing intake forms, putting up posters, or incorporating books that reflect diversity. It can also mean deepening your understanding of how assumptions about gender, sexuality, and family composition […]

  • Still Trying… Our fertility support group

    Still trying is an informal support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer, people who are in the process of trying to conceive. We welcome single people, people who are co-parenting, couples, and other family configurations. Participants in this group may or may not fit medical definitions of infertility. We support all LGBTQ people […]

  • Register Now for Winter 2015 Family Planning Courses

    We’re very excited to be offering Queer & Trans Family Planning as a 12 week course for the first time! This course is specifically for people of diverse family structures and identities, including gender queer, trans, bisexual, poly, pan or omni-sexual, dyke, butch, femme, boi, lesbian, gay, queer, or other, and their partners. The goal of […]

  • Launching: the Trans Family Law Project

    Did you know? More than 1 in 4 trans people in Ontario are parents Many have lost some or all access to their children More trans parents will face custody challenges in the coming years Our Trans Family Law Project offers legal information to trans parents This project is Canada’s first major legal education project […]

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    Tell us about your Family Planning needs!

    Help us by filling out our survey. For a while now we have been offering the following courses for people considering parenthood: Dykes Planning Tykes Daddies & Papas 2B Queer & Trans Family Planning Transmasculine People Considering Pregnancy To better understand the needs of our current communities, we would love to have your feedback through […]


    Transgender Parents

    We are very proud to be co-presenting the Toronto Premiere of Transgender Parents. This 45 minute documentary grew out of a short project, Transforming FAMILY that we did with Rémy Huberdeau in 2011. TRANSGENDER PARENTS reveals the gifts trans people bring to parenting because of, and not in spite of, their gender. It’s an intimate and […]

  • Introducing…the Trans Family Law Project

    Did you know that more than 1 in 4 trans people in Ontario are parents? Many of these parents have had access to their children limited, due to their transition. More trans parents will face custody challenges in the coming years. In the video below, Dana Baitz, coordinator of our Trans Family Law Project, explains […]

  • Announcing the Creating our Families Video Project: Audition Notice

    We are very pleased to announce a new project with this audition notice. Please circulate the information below to any actors you may know.   We encourage people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or queer to apply.   The LGBTQ Parenting Network (Sherbourne Health Centre) is producing a video about the experiences of […]

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    Pride & Joy 2014

    Hey Parents & Grandparents! Did your family welcome a new member (or members?) this year? It’s time for the Pride & Joy Welcome Announcements! We’re publishing Pride & Joy a bit earlier this year to coincide with International Family Visibility Day on May 4, 2014. If you have an announcement to send in, please e-mail it […]

  • International Family Visibility Day Picnic

    An International Family Equality Day Event by the LGBTQ Parenting Network! International Family Visibility Day is the Canadian celebration of International Family Equality Day, which is a partnership between LGBTQ Parenting Network in Canada, Family Equality Council in the US, and the National European LGBTQ Family Associations (NELFA) in Europe. We’re joined by partners globally, […]