On September 20th, Canada will head to the polls. Throughout the election period, the Enchanté Network will be connecting our members to resources and advocacy for 2SLGBTQ+ communities.  


To help showcase this work, are sharing a list of organizations that further civic engagement for 2SLGBTQ+ communities.


1. Proud Politics aims to diversify politics in Canada by breaking barriers for underrepresented 2SLGBTQ+ communities to run for office.


Learn more at @ProudPolitics on Instagram and on their website.


2. The 2SLGBTQQIA+ National Action Plan has extensive recommendations related to supporting sexually and gender diverse Indigenous communities, including through  government action.


You can read the report here.


3. Wisdom2Action (W2A) is a social entreprise consulting firm. W2A regularly releases calls to action related to governments’ support for 2SLGBTQ+ communities.


Wisdom2Action’s blog has posts ranging from queer analysis on the budget, to advocacy on trans inclusion, to their reccomendations for the LGBTQ2 National Action Plan.


4. The Platform is a civic leadership platform for Black, Indigenous, and racialized young women and gender-diverse people. 


Learn more on their website, or by checking out their Instagram page: @platform_ca


5. The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity recently released their submission for the LGBTQ2 National Action Plan, complete with recommendations ranging from health care coverage to justice and to education.


Learn more at on their website on by following them on Instagram.


6. No Conversion Canada advocates tirelessly for a ban on conversion “therapy” in Canada. Their latest campaign received significant media coverage. 


Learn more on their website.


7.Egale Canada regularly releases calls to action related to the federal government’s support for 2SLGBTQ+ communities. Some of their recent work has included a report related to the LGBTQ2 National Action Plan and a letter on 2SLGBTQI+ health inequality. 


8. Dignity Network Canada is a group of civil society organizations across Canada involved in supporting the human rights of people across the world who are gender and sexually diverse. They act as a Canadian hub for communication and knowledge-sharing across organizations on global LGBTIQ and SOGIESC human rights issues, especially emphasizing the perspectives of international partners. Their work includes releasing statements, calls to action, and reports related to SOGIESC human rights issues.


Learn more on their website.