Congratulations to Cleo Gallant, this past year’s winner of the Christian Landry Memorial Award at U of New Brunswick !!

The abstract for Cleo’s award-winning research project is: “…analyzing the use of language in a sample of New Brunswick middle school sexuality education curricula and research articles (which were used to advise the construction of those curricula) to investigate how heterosexuality and cisgenderism are presented as the ‘normal’ human experience, otherwise known as heteronormativity. ThisContinue reading “Congratulations to Cleo Gallant, this past year’s winner of the Christian Landry Memorial Award at U of New Brunswick !!”

Félicitations à Monsieur Kevin Lambert pour gagner le Prix de la Fondation Lambda de l’Université de Montréal!

Kevin Lambert est né en 1992 et a grandi à Chicoutimi. Il a poursuivi des études en lettres à l’Université de Montréal ou il a déposé un mémoire de maîtrise en 2017 intitulé Par-delà tous les genres : queering Victor-Lévy Beaulieu suivi de Querelle de Roberval (roman). Il a publié des textes dans des revuesContinue reading “Félicitations à Monsieur Kevin Lambert pour gagner le Prix de la Fondation Lambda de l’Université de Montréal!”

NEW LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP! HUGE NEWS! For STEM studies at the University of Alberta

Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada is getting ready to present a $2500 annual tuition award to an openly LGBT person eligible to enter their first year of undergraduate studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) at the University of Alberta for four years of study, starting September 2019. The two generous donors of this award,Continue reading “NEW LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP! HUGE NEWS! For STEM studies at the University of Alberta”

WOW! Funds Raised from Swirl & Twirl!

Thanks to everyone’s help and supporting during Swirl & Twirl – importantly, our Board members Cameron and Barb, RBC, and the Swirl & Twirl planning committee (with Glenn Crawford as Chair) – Lambda has received a whopping $2,870 in funds raised!   Wow! That’s a huge amount! And it will help us with all the awards weContinue reading “WOW! Funds Raised from Swirl & Twirl!”

A Big THANK YOU for Swirl & Twirl

Lambda would like to extend its heartful gratitude and an enormous THANK YOU to all the sponsors, attendees, organizatoins, and friends who helped make Swirl & Twirl 2018 a monumental success and a fabulous evening! This includes:   RBC for its generous $1000 donation All the people who bought tickets in the name of Lambda TheContinue reading “A Big THANK YOU for Swirl & Twirl”

Congratulations to Dr. Shayne Reitmeier for winning the Les McAfee Memorial Award for 2016-2017 !!

Shayne graduated from medical school in May of 2017 and is presently enrolled in the Post-Graduate Medical Education Program at the University of Manitoba, in the Rural Family Medicine Stream. The research project for which he received this award was not a part of his formal studies, but instead developed after a variety of concernsContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr. Shayne Reitmeier for winning the Les McAfee Memorial Award for 2016-2017 !!”

NEW LAMBDA AWARD !! At the Université de Montréal

We are excited to announce a NEW LAMBDA AWARD at Université de Montréal !! This one is the Lambda Prize for Excellence in Writing, in French about about LGBTQ+ subjects, for graduate students in the Department of Literature – for a value of $3,000. The deadline for this year is MAY 15th – so it is quickly approaching!! UnContinue reading “NEW LAMBDA AWARD !! At the Université de Montréal”

We are one of the beneficiaries for Swirl & Twirl!

Hey folks,   We are SO EXCITED to announce that we have been named as one of the beneficiaries for this year’s Swirl & Twirl event! It’s an annual fundraiser for LGBTQ+ organizations, taking place this year on May 24th in Ottawa. More info can be found on the Facebook event. Tickets are on sale now,Continue reading “We are one of the beneficiaries for Swirl & Twirl!”

Welcome to our New Board Members – Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken!

We at Lambda are excited to announce the two newest members of our Board: Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken! Patrizia is is an associate professor of human rights and sexuality studies at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University. She co-authored The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation (UBC Press 2010)Continue reading “Welcome to our New Board Members – Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken!”