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!”

2017 Annual Report from the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada

Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada Annual Report 2017   The 2016-2017 year has been a big planning one for the Lambda Foundation, a non-profit organization that been raising funds for student research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI), and other queer issues since the 1990s. Twenty-five years ago, research, and writing on gay and lesbianContinue reading “2017 Annual Report from the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada”

Congratulations to Veronica Vicencio Diaz, from Carleton!

Congratulations to Veronica Vicencio Diaz, this year’s winner of the Gary Sealey Award! Veronica is in her second year of a Master’s program in Anthropology at Carleton University. Her award-winning research concentrates on two towns in Veracruz, Mexico, as they represent the places she grew up and navigated during her childhood and teenage years, as wellContinue reading “Congratulations to Veronica Vicencio Diaz, from Carleton!”

Congratulations to Kade Bound, from UVic !!

We are proud to announce this year’s winner of the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship: Kade Bound !! In their own words: “I’m 18 and I go to the University of Victoria for Writing. I’m an agender queer who loves the ocean and the stars. I write about my personal life and I hope to one day write a poetryContinue reading “Congratulations to Kade Bound, from UVic !!”