Are you 2SLGBTQ+ or an ally looking for affirming and supportive resources in the library and beyond? This page features reading lists, blogs, community organizations, and helpful information for understanding pronouns, identities, and 2SLGBTQ+ history.

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Celebrate Pride Month Across York Region!

The start of June means the start of Pride Month, a time to celebrate love, diversity, and the vibrant 2SLGBTQ+ community. This year, there…


Pride Month Events


Family Pride Night

Jun 26th | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an evening of celebration, love, and acceptance at Family Pride Night! In honor of Pride Month, we're hosting an event that…


Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month with Kanopy! View a curated list of titles showcasing the diversity, perseverance, &strength of the 2SLGBTQ+ community


Family Fun Fest

Jul 16th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
We are excited to announce that Markham Public Library will be hosting a Family Fun Fest at the Aaniin Library on Tuesday July 16th from…

Identities, Pronouns, and Inclusive Language

Learn About 2SLGBTQ+ Identities, Pronouns, and Inclusive Language





2SLGBTQ+ Support and Resources in York Region

Reading Lists

Checkout these 2SLGBTQ+ book lists to help you select your next read.

Helpful Books

The History of Canadian Pride

Want to learn more about the history of Pride across Canada? Checkout this detailed timeline, opens a new window.


Library Learning Resources


Library Resources

Udemy: A Beginner’s Guide to Trans 101

Learn about gender, gender expression, and the transgender community.

Kanopy: LGBTQ+

Checkout Kanopy's list of internationally acclaimed LGBTQ+ cinema.

Udemy: LGBTQ+ 101

With this one-hour course, you will learn about the LGBTQ+ vocabulary and how to support your LGBTQ+ colleagues, friends, and family.
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