Handbooks and manuals



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Administrative records and manuals

File contains the Metro Area Committee on AIDS certificate of incorporation, memorandum of association, bi-laws, job descriptions, one draft of the 1988 policy and personnel manual.

Administrative records, promotional materials, and notes

File contains one facsimile of the Memorandum of Association of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project society sent May 31, 2005; one pamphlet for the LGB Youth Project; one invoice for the purchase and set-up of a new server; one copy of the April/May 2005 issue of Young Gay America; 1 clipping from the Chronicle Herald dated June 29, 2005; one promotional flyer for various Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project events over the summer of 2005; meeting minutes and agendas from May, 2005; one copy of terms of reference for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project Youth Board; one flyer for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project's Queer Prom '05; one copy of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project Policy and Procedure Manual, approved June 2004.

Administrative, reference, and promotional materials for Affirm United and St John's United Church

Series contains materials collected as part of Stewart's LGBT advocacy at St John's United Church in Halifax, and his subsequent involvement with Affirm United, an advocacy organization founded in 1982 that supports LGBTQ members of the United Church of Canada. Stewart was involved in the process of achieving Affirmed status for St John's United Church through the Affirming Ministries Program. Series contains articles, essays, and pamphlets regarding homosexuality and religion; informational documents associated with Affirm United and the Affirmation Congregation Program; manuals and other reference materials relating to the operation of Affirmed congregations; correspondence; issues of Consensus, the Affirm United newsletter; and issues of Open Hands, a journal published by Affirmations: United Methodists for Lesbian/Gay Concerns.

Affirm United reference materials, correspondence

File contains one copy of appendix A of the PCPMM Accountability Report to General Council Executive, one copy of the Grace United Church Strategic Framework, one copy of Open Hearts : Resources for Affirming Ministries in The United Church of Canada, one copy of the Heterosexual Privilege Questionnaire; and correspondence.

AIDS Nova Scotia [ANS] / Metro Area Committee on AIDS [MACAIDS]

Series contains administrative records of AIDS Nova Scotia, established in 1984 as the Metro Area Committee on AIDS [MACAIDS] and changing its name to AIDS Nova Scotia [ANS] in 1991. ANS was a non-profit advocacy organization for persons living with HIV/AIDS, incorporated in 1986. AIDS Nova Scotia merged with the Nova Scotia Persons With AIDS Coalition in 1995 to form the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia. Materials in series include meeting notices, minutes, and agendas; memos, correspondence, and press releases; strategic planning materials; budgets and financial statements; internal and external reports; policies, guidelines, and bylaws; and notes, among others.

AIDS Nova Scotia

GayLine recruitment and training materials

Series contains materials used in the recruitment and training of GayLine volunteers. Materials include training session records and schedules; help line manuals and crisis intervention strategies; GayLine pamphlets; volunteer application forms, information sheets, and guidelines; and correspondence relating to volunteers.


GayLine reference materials

Series contains reference materials used by volunteers of the GayLine. Series is divided into two subseries.
The first sub-series contains reference and educational materials used by GayLine volunteers covering issues such as homosexuality and coming out, sexual heath and AIDS prevention, alcoholism and substance abuse, abuse in LGBT relationships, parenting, discrimination, legal rights, and women's issues. Materials include pamphlets, flyers, legal briefs and resources, newsletters, essays, and bibliographies.
The second subseries contains reference materials relating to the operations of other helplines, as well as information about LGBT businesses and services, community groups, and events in Halifax, across Canada, and in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Oceania. Materials include advertisements and press releases, pamphlets, newsletters, flyers, information sheets, and directories.


Inform-AIDS training manual

File contains one training manual for Inform-AIDS, a toll-free helpline operated by the Metro Area Committee on AIDS, designed to provide information about HIV/AIDS.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project correspondence and transgender advocacy resources

File contains Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project notes and correspondence relating to transgender advocacy. File also contains MSI Physicians Manual, and copies of the The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association's Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, dated 2001, and one copy of WPATH Clarification on Medical Necessity of Treatment, Sex Reassignment, and Insurance Coverage in the USA, dated 2008.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project sexual reassignment surgery lobbying materials

File contains materials relating to the advocacy activities of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project in relation to sexual reassignment surgery. File contains pamphlets mock-ups, Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project meeting agendas, communications plans, correspondence, news clippings, memos, selections from the MSI Physicians manual, report drafts, PowerPoint Slides, and educational resources.

Now we can talk about AIDS : a first national conference for Gaylines in Canada

File contains materials relating to Now We Can Talk About AIDS : A First national Conference for Gaylines in Canada hosted by Pink Triangle Services, held in Ottawa from February 25-27, 1994. Materials in file include one copy of the conference agenda, one copy of official conference proceedings, associated correspondence for the aforementioned documents, two copies of a list of gaylines in Canada, two copies of a list of conference attendees, and reference materials for helpline workers.

Personnel policy and procedures manual development materials

File contains materials related to the development of AIDS Nova Scotia's 1991 personnel policy and procedures manual, including one copy of the 1988 manual, drafts of the 1991 manual, notes, and related meeting minutes and correspondence.
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