2SLGBTQIA+ Wellness


The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression
How can you build unshakable confidence and resilience in a world still filled with ignorance, inequality, and discrimination? The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook will teach you how to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, build a community of support, and embrace your true self.

Beyond the Gender Binary

In Beyond the Gender Binary, poet, artist, and LGBTQIA+ rights advocate Alok Vaid-Menon deconstructs, demystifies, and reimagines the gender binary.

Refusing Compulsory Sexuality: A Black Asexual Lens on Our Sex-Obsessed Culture
For readers of Ace and Belly of the Beast: A Black queer feminist exploration of asexuality--and an incisive interrogation of the sex-obsessed culture that invisibilizes and ignores asexual and A-spec identity.
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a celebration of the work that sick and disabled queer/people of colour are doing to find each other and to build power and community, and a toolkit for everyone who wants to build radically resilient, sustainable communities of liberation where no one is left behind. Powerful and passionate, Care Work is a crucial and necessary call to arms.
The Polysecure Workbook: Healing Your Attachment and Creating Security in Loving Relationships
The Polysecure Workbook encourages examination of any attachment challenges you may have experienced in your opening up process and offers insights into how to build secure relationships. 
No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model
Is there just one “you”? We’ve been taught to believe we have a single identity, and to feel fear or shame when we can’t control the inner voices that don’t match the ideal of who we think we should be. 
The Trans Self-Care Workbook: A Coloring Book and Journal for Trans and Non-Binary People
If you're transgender, non-binary, or any other gender under the wide and wonderful trans umbrella, this book is for you. A creative journal and workbook with a difference, this book combines colouring pages celebrating trans identity, beauty and relationships, with practical advice, journaling prompts and space for reflection to promote self-affirmation and wellbeing.


LGBT Youthline (Canada-Wide)
Text: 647 694 4275
Call: 1-800-268-9688
Available: Sun-Fri, 4pm-9:30pm
Chat online: youthline.ca
Trans Lifeline (Canada-Wide)
Call: 1 877 330 6366 (Available 24/7)
Criss Line Toll-Free: 1 888 200 9997

Internal Services

The Equity Centre
Internal Resource
The Equity Centre is a student-run safe space on campus where students can hang out, learn, or help organize events and campaigns that raise awareness of equity issues which impact the diverse communities at Nipissing University. The Centre provides education and resources, advocates on behalf of students, and promotes allyship on campus. The Equity Centre and its events are open to everyone. 
Tel: (705) 474-3450 ext. 4213 
E-mail: equitycentrenu@nipissingu.ca


Rainbow Health Ontario
Rainbow Health Ontario creates opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve 2SLGBTQ communities.