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 !!”

Congratulations to Teija Yli-renko, Laurentian University

We are proud to present to you Teija Yli-renko, this year’s winner of the Grant Halle Lambda Award, at Laurentian University – Université Laurentienne! Many congratulations! Teija is currently completing her thesis on parenting stress and minority stress in terms of lesbian parenthood, to finish the requirements of her BA in Psychology from Laurentian. MoreContinue reading “Congratulations to Teija Yli-renko, Laurentian University”

Welcome Jefferson Morris IV to the Lambda Canada Board

Say hello to Jefferson! Jefferson Morris IV (yes, he is actually the fourth) is the newest member of the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada’s Board, and he also works as a Junior Program Officer supporting the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force in federal government. He was born in Halifax and still calls good ol’ Nova ScotiaContinue reading “Welcome Jefferson Morris IV to the Lambda Canada Board”

Congratulations to Nicholas Hrynyk, Carleton University

Many congratulations to Nicholas Hrynyk, the most recent recipient of the Gary Sealey Friends of Lambda Award, from Carleton University. Nick is a PhD Candidate at Carleton, where he is examining the ways in which The Body Politic (TBP, Canada’s largest LGBT newspaper from 1971 until 1987) mediated understandings of masculinity as something that wasContinue reading “Congratulations to Nicholas Hrynyk, Carleton University”