Welcome to speqtrum,

support and community building for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people.

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
    May 14, 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.
  • Intergenerational Kitchen
    Zoom
    May 17, 7:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    7-8:30pm. Hosted in collaboration with Compass Community Health. We'll send you a recipe to follow, then join our Zoom call for some great conversation over the tasty meal you just made. If you need help accessing the ingredients, let us know. Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ folks of all ages
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    May 18, 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
    May 21, 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
    May 25, 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.