Congratulations to Luke MacNeill, University of New Brunswick

Congratulations to Luke MacNeill, University of New Brunswick Luke MacNeill is a PhD student in Experimental Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. His current research is looking at how LGBTI portrayals in the media affect viewers’ attitudes and prejudice. Past research has shown that watching positive portrayals of gay male televisionContinue reading “Congratulations to Luke MacNeill, University of New Brunswick”

Jack Hallam Human Rights Award Presented to Taryn Muldoon

Congratulations to our Jack Hallam Human Rights Award Winner, Gulf Island Secondary School, 20l6. Taryn Muldoon has been very active is LGBTQ issues on Salt Spring Island as Member at Large and the youth voice on the Board of the Gay and Lesbian Organization of Salt Spring Island (GLOSSI). In that capacity, Taryn, an advocate forContinue reading “Jack Hallam Human Rights Award Presented to Taryn Muldoon”

Congratulations to Christine Gonsalves, Laurentian University

The winner of the Grant Halle Lambda Award this year is Christine Gonsalves, a graduate student in Interdisciplinary Human Studies who is doing her PhD dissertation research on comparative death-causing heart  problems among women, including lesbians and bisexual women, to find out how much gender identity and sexual orientation have to do with how these conditionsContinue reading “Congratulations to Christine Gonsalves, Laurentian University”

Congratulations to Tyler Valiquette, University of Guelph

Congratulations to Tyler Valiquette from the University of Guelph, who’s our most recent Lambda winner! Biography Tyler Valiquette is a MA student in International Development and Political Science at the University of Guelph. Tyler has worked at every level of politics: student, municipal, provincial and federal. He is also the co-founder of the national non-profit,Continue reading “Congratulations to Tyler Valiquette, University of Guelph”

Fundraising Coordinator Position (Volunteer)

Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada, a non-profit LGBTI foundation, is looking for a committed and energetic team player to lead our fundraising efforts. S/he/they will engage in personal outreach to individual, corporate and group donors as well as organize fundraising events. This position would be ideal for a recent graduate with a degree or diploma inContinue reading “Fundraising Coordinator Position (Volunteer)”

Med Student Wins 2016 Lambda Award for Trans Health Care Research at U of Manitoba

Congratulations to Marina Rountree-James, a third year medical student at the University of Manitoba, who is working on trans health needs in Winnipeg. Marina is the latest winner of our Les McAfee Award. Before she entered medical school, she worked as a health educator on topics that included body image, sexual and reproductive health, diversityContinue reading “Med Student Wins 2016 Lambda Award for Trans Health Care Research at U of Manitoba”

Help Lambda Foundation Keep Building an LGBTI Legacy in Education

Welcome to Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada and our new webpage. Lambda is a registered charity that builds research endowments in LGBTI studies in many different fields and now has 10 graduate and undergraduate scholarships at universities across Canada. We also have a high school human rights award in British Columbia. We are preparing to launchContinue reading “Help Lambda Foundation Keep Building an LGBTI Legacy in Education”

#GivingTuesday

This is just a brief note to thank the generous people who have already donated to the Lambda Foundation’s 2015 campaign and a request to the rest of you:  please include Lambda Foundation when you make your (tax-receipted) charitable donations on Giving Tuesday or for the Dec. 31 deadline.  Our priorities this year are donationsContinue reading “#GivingTuesday”

Jack Hallam Human Rights Award Winner

We are pleased to announced that Ellis Hofmann is the latest recipient of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Awardat Gulf Islands Secondary School on Salt Spring Island, BC. Ellis’ award-winning essay describes his experience helping a friend deal with transphobia in ways that benefitted them both.  For more details, see  our west coast news link (below). Congratulations, Ellis!