This is a nationwide program was designed to support LGBT+ youth between the ages of 18 to 39 who own a registered business. This will give you the opportunity to learn from mentors and leaders in the LGBT+ community who can help provide guidance as they grow their business. Applications are accepted on an annual basis.
This is a non-profit Canadian advocacy organization dedicated to improving the climate of inclusiveness for LGBT people in Canadian Workplaces. Look under Careers to find current job postings for all regions of Canada.
Each of the listed public or private sector companies represents diversity leaders in their industry and region of Canada. Each one has a noteworthy or unique diversity initiative in at least one of the following categories: a) Women; (b) Members of visible minorities; (c) Persons with disabilities; (d) Aboriginal peoples; and (e) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered/Transsexual (LGBT) peoples.
Start Proud, formerly known as Out On Bay Street, facilitates the professional development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA+) students as they transition from school to career. They hold an annual conference and many other regional networking events.
This is an American non-profit organization focused on achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workplace equality. Read about global initiatives to learn more about how they are working to create welcoming and supportive working environments in differing cultural and legal contexts. Check out their LGBT Career Link where you can create a profile, upload your resume and cover letter and search for opportunities with diversity friendly companies.
This guide is wide reaching in its scope. Respectfully developed by career professionals in consultation with the trans and non-binary community; it provides helpful questions and answers to help you at each stage of your career development process.
Developed by “Out and Equal” an organization focused exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality the following is a tool to help deepen your personal reflection of what and how to share about who you are in the workplace.
This is a first-person article about the challenges of searching for a job written by a transgender woman who is also a career development specialist, educator, and advocate on transgender issues.
Please Note: Descriptions of many of these resources are adapted from the language used on external websites. Claims and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of King’s University College.