What We Do

speqtrum is a youth-founded and youth-focused skill-sharing and community building program for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people in Hamilton, ON. 

Our Events

During COVID-19, we are running free online events and weekly online Peer Support for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people.

New to Canada?

speqtrum now offers services for 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada! This is Hamilton's very first program serving 2S-LGBTQIA+ Newcomers.

Support Us

Your support helps us reach more youth and provide consistent programming!

Events

  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jun. 25, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • Pride Paint Night
    Zoom
    Jun. 28, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    6-8 pm. Celebrate Pride without leaving home! We are partnering with You and I Paint to present a Pride-themed paint night. Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Jun. 29, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jul. 02, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Jul. 06, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jul. 09, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • Mother Tongue
    Zoom
    Jul. 13, 6:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    6-7:30pm. Find yourself missing a dish from back home? Let’s make it together! We'll send you a recipe and chat while we eat. This kitchen is open to 2S-LGBTQIA+ folks new to Canada, 2S-LGBTQIA+ BIPOC, and BIPOC allies.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jul. 16, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Jul. 20, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jul. 23, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Jul. 27, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Jul. 30, 6:00 p.m.
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.