Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth is a Safe Space

The Advocate for Children and Youth works to ensure that all children, including those from the LGBTQ2S community, feel supported. Your safety and privacy is very important to us.

If you have a concern about a child or youth receiving services from a provincial ministry or agency, contact us:

1-800-322-7221 or contact@saskadvocate.ca

Definitions

Provided by OutSaskatoon             www.outsaskatoon.ca

Lesbian: A gender specific term that refers to women who have relationships (mental, emotional, physical & spiritual) with other women.

Gay: Even though gay is a non-gender specific term, gay is typically defined as men who have relationships (mental, emotional, physical & spiritual) with other men.

Bisexual: An individual who has or can have relationships (mental, emotional, physical & spiritual) with men and women.

Transgender: Often used as an umbrella term for individuals whose gender identity and gender expression/behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth. 

Queer: Used as an umbrella term to encompass the gender and sexually diverse community.

Two-Spirit: Two Spirit is a name used by Indigenous People who assume cross or multiple gender roles, attributes, dress and attitudes for personal, spiritual, cultural, ceremonial or social reasons.