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Community Conversations

Join us and other members of the community for a lively chat and social gathering once a month. We will discuss various topics and have time to meet others in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Light refreshments will be offered.

Community Conversations will be held at Innovation Works London (201 King Street) every third Friday of the month between 6 and 8 pm.

Some conversations will involve guest speakers, with knowledge of the topic being discussed that month. If you are interested, please contact us for more information. A listing of the topics are available below.

Innovation Works London is accessible and has gender neutral washrooms. We encourage you to bring a coffee or favourite non-alcoholic drink as the Cafe is currently closed.

Free registration is required due to capacity limits. Open to members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and our close allies. Ages 16 and above.

No photography or recording devices allowed. Accessibility devices are allowed. Please let us know of any special accessibility concerns prior to the event. No sign language interpreter will be available. Ramp may not be accessible with large scooters.

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Conversation Topics

April - Welcome to the Community

A conversation about the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

May - Finding and Keeping Housing

A conversation about housing for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and finding the resources available.

June - Creating a Safe Space

Conversation on how people can make and approve upon safe spaces.

July - What's Pride to You

A conversation with the community about what Pride means to them, how it has changed, and how it can change.

August - Volunteering and its Benefits

Conversation on the benefits of volunteering, being part of a community and explore potential places to find volunteer opportunities.

September - Assessing Health Care

A conversation on accessing mental, physical and sexual health.

October - Intersections: Disability

A conversation on exclusion in the community and how disability intersects with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

November - Interacting with Police/Fire/EMS

A conversation about interacting with police, fire and EMS services.

December - The Community and Illegal Drugs

A conversation with experts about why the 2SLGBTQIA+ are at higher risk for use and abuse of illegal drugs and substances.

January - Intersections: Religion

A conversation about pride and religion, the importance of religion too many in the community. Guests from diverse religious dominations will be invited.

February - Retirement and Long-Term Care

A conversation about retirement and long-term care, forcing some to go back into the closet or refuse services.

March - Being "Out" in the World

A conversation about being 'out' in the world, its challenges and benefits.

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