welcomes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer community (for definitions see About Us), their families, friends and allies. We serve Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge & area.


Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space

Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 6-8 PM, Fridays 7-10 PM, and Saturdays 2-5 PM

283 Duke Street West, Unit 210
(corner of Duke St W and Breithaupt)
Kitchener, Ontario Canada N2H 3X7
Telephone: 226 779-9695

A view of the entrance to the Boehmer Box Building at 283 Duke Street, Kitchener, where SPECTRUM makes it's home.

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Monthly Archives: June 2016


Honour and Support in the Face of the Orlando tragedy

By | 2017-07-14T15:14:20+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Featured|

Comment by Lyn McGinnis Before the massacre on Sunday morning, June 12, in Orlando, Florida, I was a happy and secure gender variant polysexual queer. After these events I am slightly less secure. Perhaps my sense of safety was always an illusion. We may see positive incremental change in ninety-nine out of one hundred [...]

A New Group for Older LGBTQ Adults

By | 2017-07-14T15:12:31+00:00 June 18th, 2016|Featured|

We see things differently as we age. Priorities shift. Social circles change. Please join us for the organizational meeting of a discussion and social group for older adults - July 6, Wednesday at 7 PM at SPECTRUM (283 Duke St W, Unit 210, Kitchener). Our plan is to meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday [...]