GBV 101

What to do

Feeling unsure about where to find support for GBV or what to do? Take a look at the support options below for guidance.

What should I do if I have experienced GBV or I know someone who has?

You’re not alone! We’re here for you.

We can assist you in finding the resources you need, with navigating how to access services, and can make referrals to supports. We can also assist you in filing a report should you chose to do so.

Remember your rights

While GBV can happen to anyone, violence towards 2SLGBTQ individuals can take unique forms. It’s important to notice the ways GBV uniquely impacts queer people, so that we are better able to identify and address it.

  • religion
  • creed
  • marital status
  • family status
  • sex
  • sexual orientation
  • disability
  • age (18 or more)
  • colour
  • ancestry
  • nationality
  • place of origin
  • race or perceived race
  • receipt of public assistance
  • gender identity