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

  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Aug. 04, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Aug. 06, 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.
  • Movement in the Park
    Gage Park
    Aug. 07, 11:00 a.m.
    Gage Park, 1000 Main St E, Hamilton, ON L8M 1N2, Canada
    11 am. Join us in Gage Park for a restorative movement class hosted by Ja'miil Millar. Sign up now, as spots are limited! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • Mother Tongue
    Zoom
    Aug. 11, 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
    Aug. 13, 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
    Aug. 18, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Aug. 20, 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
    Aug. 25, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Aug. 27, 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.