PSAC is committed to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of union members from lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and transsexual communities

May 14, 2024
PSAC encourages members to take part in the Rainbow Week of Action this week to add our voices to address rising hate and advance equality for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Canada, in recognition of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia on May 17. 
December 8, 2023
Each year on Human Rights Day December 10, we commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first example of a set of fundamental and indivisible human rights that apply to all people, everywhere.
December 1, 2023
In recognition of World AIDS Day, December 1, PSAC is proud to announce a partnership with MAX Ottawa, a community organization for queer men’s health. This marks the first step in a campaign aimed at advocating for better HIV treatment, including universal coverage of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a highly effective medicine for preventing HIV.
November 17, 2023
On November 20, we recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honour the many trans and non-binary lives lost to hate. It is also an opportunity to educate ourselves about the continued issues that trans people face every day and what we can do to help. 
November 17, 2023
National telephone townhalls for PSAC’s Anti-Racism Action Plan have been launched for Indigenous and racialized members. These national townhalls are the last part of the Anti-Racism Action Plan consultation process that began in 2021.
September 18, 2023
An injury to one truly is an injury to all.
November 18, 2022
November 20 is a day to honour and memorialize transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence, and an opportunity to raise awareness around the issues trans and gender non-conforming people continue to face. 
September 9, 2022
Canada has finally joined the ranks of countries around the world who have national action plans to support 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. With violence and hate crimes on the rise, it’s not a moment too soon.  
August 24, 2022
At the 2022 PSAC National Triennial Convention, delegates voted to build a more inclusive, equitable, and representative union by updating our use of the acronym LGBTQ2+ to 2SLGBTQIA+.
August 8, 2022
PSAC welcomes new members from Queer Yukon Society (QYS) working throughout the Yukon in Whitehorse, Dawson City and Watson Lake. Officially incorporated in 2018, QYS employees work in community outreach, promoting and organizing programs and events for the 2SLGBTQ+ community and allies.