LGBTQ Newcomer Resources

Document TitleSorted By Document Title In Ascending OrderDescriptionDocumentPublisherDate
Assessing Settlement Services as a Human RightA PowerPoint presentation aimed at Executive Directors, Managers and Board Members that addresses the provision of services through a Human Rights lens, with a focus on LGBTQ+ communities.DocumentOCASI - Positive Spaces Initiative 
Balancing Rights' Case Study and Exploratory QuestionsA case study from OHRC: Towards an Analytical Framework.DocumentOntario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) 
Glossary of TermsA list of terms used in the LGBTQ+ communityDocumentOCASI - Positive Spaces Initiative 
LGBTQ+ Website resourcesA list of websites/organizations that provide information and/or training on LGBTQ+ issues.Document  
Organizational Culture - Key MessagesThis factsheet lists the Key Messages from the Ontario Human Rights Commissions' Guidelines for Developing Human Rights Policies and Procedures and Human Rights at Work.DocumentOntario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)2009
Positive Spaces Starter Kit - EnglishThis starter kit is comprised of two main components: five fact sheets and five stories drawn from interviews with LGBTQ newcomers, staff and allies. The goal is to create positive, welcoming spaces for LGBTQ newcomers where people can access services free from discrimination based on sexual orientation gender identity and gender expression.DocumentOCASI - Positive Spaces Initiative2009
Positive Spaces Starter Kit - FrenchThis starter kit is comprised of two main components: five fact sheets and five stories drawn from interviews with LGBTQ newcomers, staff and allies. The goal is to create positive, welcoming spaces for LGBTQ newcomers where people can access services free from discrimination based on sexual orientation gender identity and gender expression.DocumentOCASI - Positive Spaces Initiative2009
Template for LGBTQ+ spacesAn 'Action Plan' template for creating an organizational culture that supports the creation of LGBTQ+ newcomer Positive SpacesDocumentOCASI - Positive Spaces Initiative 

LGBTQ Newcomer Websites

WebsitesDescriptionLinkPublisher
Positive Spaces InitiativeA website developed to share resources and increase organizational capacity across the sector to more effectively serve LGBTQ newcomers.WebsiteOCASI