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A great big Thank You to our Sponsors

Upcoming SPECTRUM events

For more events, please visit the Clearinghouse for Community Events

SPECTRUM is sort-of like your home, away from home

SPECTRUM welcomes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer community, their families, friends and allies. We serve Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge & area.

We’ve been very busy

Check out some of our programs, projects and ongoing research

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We need you to help build our community

Volunteers make SPECTRUM go!

There are lots of ways to do community work with SPECTRUM in areas you’re good at and care about. Ask us how.

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Are you an older adult?

Aging with Pride

We’re leading the way in programming and events for rainbow older adults.

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Newcomer to Waterloo Region and area?

Newcomer and Immigrant Services

If you’re new to the area or recently immigrated to Canada, SPECTRUM can help you connect to the rainbow community and more.

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We’re working on systemic sex-gender projects

Navigating gender-neutral community infrastructure

We’re proud to be a participant in Waterloo Region’s gender-neutral resource mapping: starting with restrooms for everyone.

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Real Support. Real People.

We know what it’s like to need support. Our philosophy is to treat you as we would like to be treated.