Local Resources

Camosun College Pride Centre
The Pride Centre is dedicated to providing and creating a safe and supportive environment for members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Two-Spirited and Queer (GLBT2Q) community and their Allies on campus. The Pride Centre offers individuals an opportunity to take an active role in creating a healthy, involved, and fun community on campus.

Out of the Closet Queer Sustainability Society
Out of the Closet Queer Sustainability Society is a provincially registered not-for-profit organization formed in 2010. We are operating a high quality second hand store called Out of the Closet Renew Boutique with the intention of creating community development and fundraising opportunities that promote social justice. Our shop is open seven days a week and we are staffed by the support of amazing volunteers.

PFLAG Greater Victoria Chapter
Our main “work” is to give support, particularly to those who have just learned that a loved one is gay. We listen attentively to all who wish to share their story. It is a simple act, but brings a rich reward as we become a “family”.

South Island Pride Community Centre
The South Island Pride Community Centre is a community resource providing support, health and social services, and public education for the well-being of people of all genders, gender identities, and sexualities, and their allies in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia.

UVic Pride Collective
The Pride Collective is a constituency group of the University of Victoria Students’ Society mandated to represent, advocate for, and provide services for queer students on Campus. We receive our funding from the undergraduate students at the University of Victoria. Therefore it is our responsibility meet the needs of the student body as a whole on queer issues. Finally, our advocacy is for the wider community as a whole – everyone is welcome.

Victoria Pride Society
The Victoria Pride Society’s mission is based on empowerment. We empower those who are – or think they might be – gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, two-spirited, intersex, friends and allies. Victoria Pride fosters learning and empowerment through social celebration and networking. We strive to create a better public understanding of our community’s history, courage, diversity and future.

What other groups should we add to this list?  Let us know at homospun at gmail dot com!

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