The necessity of support: Transgender Awareness Week

Three gender-diverse people dressed in colourful clothing share a warm and joyful hug.

The week of November 13 – 19 marks the annual Transgender Awareness Week, which is followed by the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. We at CHASI firmly stand with our transgender colleagues, family, and friends, and want to use this opportunity to restate the importance of loudly, visibly supporting transgender people in all … Read more

Celebrating Pride and acknowledging what still needs to be done

An illustration of two cartoon, rainbow-coloured hands coming together in celebration. Text reads: Canada is home to 1 million people who are LGBTQ2+, accounting for 4% of the total population

Content warning: suicide June may be coming to an end, but CHASI is proud to celebrate Pride year-round. This year, Canada marks an exciting milestone, reaching one million members of the LGBTQ2+ community! Canada still has a long way to go, however. Statistics Canada has also shared information on the discrimination and challenges that the … Read more