10 Nov 2013, Posted by kelley in News + Updates, Of Interest, SILK, 0 Comments

Ash Beckham on Coming Out

Currently making the rounds in several social media milieus, Ash Beckham’s TED Talk on Coming Out has received over 2.5 million views!

Coming out as LGBTQ is frequently discussed within CAEO’s programs, Gay Line and SILK. We welcome this viewpoint from Ash as it presents just one of the many different perspectives from the LGBTQ community.

For more details, follow these links to read more:

Autostraddle.com – “Watch Ash Beckham Explain Why “That’s So Gay” Is So, So Wrong”

Upworthy.com – “A 4-Year-Old Girl Asked A Lesbian If She’s A Boy. She Responded The Awesomest Way Possible.”


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25 Oct 2013, Posted by kelley in Gay Line, News + Updates, Of Interest, SILK, 0 Comments

2013 Volunteer Training

Our CAEO general training took place in the beginning of November 2013. 

Over the course of our training weekends this November, we welcomed 12 new volunteers and interns to the CAEO family. We are very excited to have our new members on board for the upcoming year and we look forward to working with these bright-eyed, passionate and capable individuals.


Welcome to CAEO!




**Please note that we are no longer considering applications for the 2013 year. Any applications received will be considered for future trainings. Thank you! 

Please contact Kelley for pertinent information or if you have questions.


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15 Aug 2013, Posted by erika in Of Interest, Programs, SILK, 0 Comments

Volunteer Training Fall 2013

If you are interested in getting involved with CAEO through one of our programs, please email a letter of intent and a CV to kelley.rojas@caeoquebec.org

Positions we are looking for include:

-Gay Line Resource Update Volunteers and Bloggers

  • You’ll be contributing to our website by posting articles or researching topics relevant to the LGBTQ and Allied communities
  • Great experience for Communications students!

-SILK Facilitators (Sexual Information Leads to Knowledge)

  • In teams of three, you’ll be representing CAEO within English secondary schools in Montreal 
  • Workshops revolve around promoting tolerance through education and discussing methods to reduce bullying


  • Working independently for a large part of the time, you will identify fundraising methods to help support CAEO’s mission
  • You will also be assisting the executive board by researching and writing grant applications
  • Some fundraising experience would be an asset
  • Ideal for Finance students

Please forward any questions to: kelley.rojas@caeoquebec.org



Interested individuals should note that interviews will begin in Mid-October. All applications should be received by October 16th for consideration.

**Please note that we are no longer considering applications for the November 2013 training. Any applications received will be considered for future trainings. Thank you! 

Training for New Volunteers

New Volunteer training will take place in the first two weekends of November.


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01 Oct 2011, Posted by erika in SILK, 0 Comments Tagged , , , ,

In The News: “Opening Up About Coming Out” in The Montreal Mirror

Our SILK program made the news this fall in a great article in The Montreal Mirror about how our volunteers share their coming out stories in order to combat homophobia and bullying in Montreal schools. (more…)

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