2022 Spring Gathering

By Munira Yusuf This year, The St. James Town Service Providers' Network (SJTSPN) and The Corner hosted its annual Spring Gathering on June 10th. The event brought together community members and service providers to discuss various topics about the community. The discussions were broken down into four topics, which included access to primary [...]

2022 Pride!

Pride with SOY (June 20th- June 29th) Celebrate a fun week for pride with events hosted by Sherbourne Health’s Supporting our Youth Program (SOY). Events include Black Queer youth pride, Newcomer Pride, and many more! Click here for more information. Street Haven's Annual Pride BBQ (June 25th) You are cordially invited to come to [...]

The Acronym

By Rowan Flood The google definition of an acronym is an "abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word." In a sense, acronyms are bits of words that become words themselves. Words have power and meaning, they change alongside our world. LGBTQ+ is an acronym formed from [...]

Rock the Ribbon!

By Yvonne Yorke - December 2021 -  . World AIDS Day, designated on the 1st of December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) pandemic caused by the spread of the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection and mourning those who have [...]

World Mental Health Day

By Shirley Roberts - October 2021 -  The World Health Organization recognizes October 10th as World Mental Health Day. In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) established World Mental Health Day in an effort to promote education and advocate for people experiencing mental health issues. This year’s theme, set by the [...]

Words matter

By Shirley Roberts - August 2021 - There is no shortage of news, dominated by world events, that is covered in our daily newspapers and through social media. News items compete for our attention through short articles by journalists who often have to keep up with the daily news cycle and looming deadlines. [...]

Creative Corner

That is my pride - By Dorothy Schram - Life isn't life, until you live in your truth Living the Gay Life, I don't want to hide Holding on to the Gay Flag, that is my proof With my rainbow colors, That is my Pride  Come out of the closet, No Face to [...]