Who is this group for?
The Genesis LGBTQ Support Group is for anyone in the Vancouver BC area who identifies as LGBTQ and actively trying to conceive through the use of assisted reproduction (donor sperm, donor egg, surrogacy,in vitro fertilization. It is also for LGBTQ individuals who are experiencing difficulty trying to conceive.
- Lesbian, gay, bi, trans, 2-spirit, questioning
- Men, women, intersex
- Singles, couples (with or without your partner attending)
What should I expect?
The Genesis LBGTQ Support Group provides a safe space to share information and to gain support. This group is professionally led by a counsellor and nurse who will present information and resources on a specific topic related to LGBTQ family-building. Each meeting brings a new topic for discussion, followed by interactive discussion and sharing of tips, experiences, and stories with others.
What is the cost to attend?
There is no fee to attend, but pre-registration is required.
How do I register?
Pre-registration is required. To provide an optimal experience, we require a minimum of 4 attendees and have a limit of 12 attendees at each month’s meeting. We appreciate 24 hours’ notice to cancel your attendance.
To reserve a seat for the Genesis LGBT Support Group, please register on Eventbrite: Registration Links
Who are the facilitators?
The Genesis LGBT Support Group is co-facilitated by Holly Yager, Registered Clinical Counsellor at Well Woman Counselling and Melissa Keen and Dasha Johnson, Registered Nurses at Genesis Fertility Centre. Both Holly, Melissa and Dasha have extensive knowledge and experience working in the field of reproductive health and fertility.