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PASSING THE BATON – YW CALGARY WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR
19 July 2022

PASSING THE BATON – YW CALGARY WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR

YW Calgary recently hosted their 111th Annual General Meeting which highlighted some of the amazing accomplishments of the past year, as well as [...]

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Exploring Domestic Violence in the LGBTQIA2S+ Community by Lana Bentley
21 June 2022

Exploring Domestic Violence in the LGBTQIA2S+ Community by Lana Bentley

The issue of domestic violence is well-known to YW Calgary. For decades, we have supported Calgarians impacted by violence by providing shelter, counselling, [...]

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Learning More: Two Spirit by Lana Bentley
20 June 2022

Learning More: Two Spirit by Lana Bentley

I recently decided to make a deliberate effort to learn more the “2S” in LGBTQIA2S+. Getting started, here’s what the full acronym means: [...]

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