COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

Success Story: Roseneath Theatre’s ‘Outside’

    For more than thirty years, Roseneath Theatre has been producing theatrical plays for schools, tackling serious issues for youth including poverty, racism, health, and for its production Outside, bullying, homophobia and suicide. When Community One awarded them a 2015 Foundation Rainbow Grant for Outside, they were able to make some much-needed set improvements […]

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Success Story: Sunshine Centres for Seniors’ Rainbow Outings

    The ever-increasing population of senior citizens in the GTA has brought greater awareness to the critical need for more resources addressing their needs. In the case of LGBTQ+ seniors, the lack of resources that encourage and accept diversity adds anxiety to an already difficult situation – a consultation conducted in 2017 by Egale […]

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Success Story: ProudPolitics’ Out to Win 2018

    Over the past fifteen years, the growth of LGBTQ+ representation in Canadian politics and policy has been tremendous, from the landmark Bill C-38 legalizing same sex marriage in 2005, the election of two openly gay Premiers in Ontario and P.E.I., to last year’s introduction of Bill C-16, protecting transgender rights. Though the stride […]

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Success Story: John Caffery’s Hall of Justice Poster Series

    Superheroes are amongst us, fighting for justice and inspiring hope every day. This is the theme of the Hall of Justice Poster Series, an idea developed by artist and community worker John Caffery to shine a light on the activists and community workers that have made a difference in LGBTQ+ communities around the […]

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