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Women and LGBTQ2 Veterans

Women and LGBTQ2 service members and Veterans have played an important role in our country’s military efforts over the years and continue to contribute to its rich history and heritage. Some of these brave and courageous people have faced and overcome many challenges.

Your stories, your voice

Listen and read about Veterans like you, sharing their military and post-service experiences.

Military sexual trauma

Are you a Veteran in distress due to sexual trauma you experienced during service? You don't need to suffer in silence. Learn more.

Building communities

Research, funding opportunities, news and resources to stay informed and connected.

Office of Women and LGBTQ2 Veterans

Working with Veterans and stakeholders to identify and address systemic issues or barriers specific to women and LGBTQ2 Veterans.


Agreeing on gender terminology is essential to building gender inclusive services and respectful, compassionate client service interactions.

Women and LGBTQ2+ Veteran Engagement

Bringing together Veterans, researchers, experts and organizational leaders to discuss key issues facing women and other underrepresented Veterans, such as members of the LGBTQ2+ community.

Gender-based analysis plus (GBA Plus)

Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA Plus) is a process used to assess how diverse groups of women, men and non-binary people may experience policies, programs and initiatives differently.

Additional information

LGBTQ2 Action Plan

Information and resources related to the Government of Canada's work on the first LGBTQ2 Action Plan.

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