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The GayYorkRegion logo: A symbolic map of the region using rainbow colours to represent the nine municipalities of Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville
Your local community connection.
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GayYorkRegion provides a central point of reference to all local LGBT services and resources in York Region.
Choose from our selection of gay-friendly accommodations across Ontario and beyond.
Help Us Maintain Our Resource Directory & Event Calendar
If you know about any events we should add to our event calendar or places we should include in our Scene, Services and Supplies directories, tell us by clicking the Suggest An Addition button in those website sections.
Support Us So We Can Support You
We appreciate your generosity in support of GayYorkRegion. Your donations are vital. They allow us to represent LGBT community needs, distribute free publications and online information, assist other local LGBT initiatives, sponsor Pride events and strive to promote inclusivity and acceptance of diversity across your region.
GayYorkRegion is a not-for-profit service, owned and managed by members of the local LGBT community.
Two Irish Lads - The compelling story of two gay cousins settling in the part of Upper Canada that would later become York Region
Latest Gallop Poll reveals significant increase in the number of American adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
Canadian Values Practiced Here
Please display one of these cards at the entrance to your home or business, to tell your family, friends or customers that you welcome them, regardless of their sexual orientation.
For more details and information about how to obtain these cards, click on the image below.
Beware: Canadian Values Practiced Here! We treat everyone equally - regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, marital status, disability,...
York Region's LGBT Organizations
Check out our Scene and Services sections for more information about these and other LGBT relevant organizations.
York Region's LGBT Organizations
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