New intern


My name is Marie-Claire. I study sexology at UQAM and I’m very glad to be doing an internship in an environment as open as Project 10.

I like to read, to write, and to over-use sarcasm. I have a weird obsession with the game ”Name the Flag” (I swear, it’s really fun. I dare anyone to try to beat my highest score. I’m a pro.  It won’t happen! :p) and with history books. I like to find new hobbies to practice. I went from dancing ballet do playing rugby. I don’t shy away from trying something new and I love to meet new people.


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Hey, just a little reminder were closed Monday for Labour Day!

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Come to the Queer Youth Cabaret – L’Astérisk first year anniversary party!

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Thank you!

Thank you everyone for coming to the L’Astérisk BBQ, Community Day, and the Pride Parade. Big thanks to Iris and Max and the whole L’Astérisk team for supporting this organizing!

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Pride Events

Évènements fierté de Projet 10 & L’Astérsisk

Project 10 & L’Astérisk Pride Events 

1. BBQ l’Astérisk*

 Parc Emilie Gamelin

Jeudi 14 aout 18-20h

(no drop-in thursday the 14th, we’re at the BBQ instead/ pas de drop-in jeudi le 14, nous soyons au BBQ!)


BBQ et courtes performances pour les jeunes de 14 à 25 ans. Nous encourageons les femmes, les personnes trans, les autochtones, les personnes de couleur, les lesbiennes, les personnes bisexuelles, les personnes queer et bispirituelle, ainsi que les intersexes et toute autre personne ayant une identité marginalisée à participer.

Les participant(e)s sont prié(e)s de réserver leur place en envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante :

BBQ and short performances for young people aged 14 to 25. We’re encouraging women, trans identifying people, indigenous people, people of colour, lesbian, bisexual, queer, two-spirit people, intersex people, and others with marginalized identities to take part.

Please reserve your spot in advance by sending an e-mail to:

2.  Journée Communautaire // Community Day

Samedi 16 aout 2014(rue Sainte-Catherine)  12-16h

Nous serons à jour de la communauté dépôt pour le projet 10, venir et dire salut!//We will be at community day tabling for Project 10, come by and say hi! 

3.  Défilé de la fierté – Pride Parade

dimanche 17 aout  / Sunday August 17

recontre 12h00 – 1540 Blvd De Maisonneuve /coin guy –meet-up noon in front of 1540 deMaisonneuve (metro guy-concordia)

Contingent jeunesse au défilé de la fierté / Youth contingent at the pride parade

English will follow!

À l’occasion, du défilé de la fierté, l’Astérisk invite tous les groupes jeunesses LGBTQ* ainsi que les jeunes LGBTQ* et leurs allié.es de 25 ans et moins à défiler ensemble le dimanche 17 août.

L’Astérisk, un projet mis de l’avant par Projet 10 (, Jeunesse Lambda ( et la Coalition jeunesse montréalaise de lutte à l’homophobie ( L’Astérisk est un milieu de vie sécuritaire pour les jeunes LGBTQ* de 25 ans et moins. Divers services y sont offerts, dont une ligne d’écoute téléphonique, du soutien individuel, un centre de soir (« drop-in ») et des activités sociales diverses. Nous sommes situés au 1575 rue Amherst à Montréal.

Nous désirons que L’Astérisk devienne un lieu de rassemblement pour nous permettre à nous, jeunes LGBTQ*, de bâtir et renforcer nos liens et nos communautés. L’Astérisk aspire à être un espace de création où les projets foisonnent, où il sera possible de s’organiser socialement, politiquement, ludiquement ou de toute autre manière que nous déciderons collectivement.

À noter que le thème de cette année est ORANGE et que vous êtes invité.es à vous exprimer tel que vous le sentez en lien avec cette couleur (on va aussi avoir beaucoup de tissus orange à votre disposition). Bien sûr, vous êtes invité.es à porter et afficher les couleurs de vos groupes.

Coordonnateur des activités d’été à l’Astérisk

For the pride parade l’Astérisk invite all the LGBTQ* Youth Groups and all the LGBTQ* youth and their allies of less than 25 years old to march together Sunday the 17th of August.

L’Astérisk, a project of Project 10 (, Jeunesse Lambda ( and the Montreal Youth Coalition Against Homophobia ( L’Astérisk is a safer space for LGBTQ* youth (under 25) to hang out and have access to various resources. Different services are offered, including a listening line, individual support, a drop-in (free period of activities) and social events. We are located at 1575 Amherst Street in Montreal.

We hope that L’Astérisk becomes a place of gathering to let us, LGBTQ* youth, build and strengthen our relationships and our communities. L’Astérisk aspires to be a space of creation where projects teem, where it is possible to organize ourselves socially, politically, casually or in any other way that we decide collectively.

Please note that this year’s theme is ORANGE and you are invited to express yourselves as you feel with this color (we will also have a lot of orange fabric)! Of course, you’re also invited to wear and show the colours of your own group.

If you want to walk with us, confirm your or your group’s presence so we can let you know later our meeting spot so we can all go together to de Pride Parade!

Summer events coordonator

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P-10 Closed July 14-27

So Remy and Sarah are on vacation for 2 weeks, which means P-10 is closed July 14th-27th. It looks like drop-in will be open July 17th, and the youth committee of L’Astérisk may put something together for the 24th (stay tuned on our Facebook Page for updates).

Some times it is a really bummer to feel without resources, but there are other resources in the community, and this might be a good chance to connect. (check out their summer schedules to make sure its a match)

For trans* & gender related support, check out ASTT(e)Q or the Centre for Gender Advocacy

Under 18 and needs to talk? Kids Help Phone (any subject, any time)

Over 18 and needs to talk about sexuality, feeling in crisis, having suicidal thoughts (or call 9-1-1 for emergencies!)

There’s also the West Island Youth Centre to check out

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P10 Summer Camp

Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for,  P10′s summer camp will be held this year from July 11-13th.  The deadline to apply is June 30th.  Click on the link for the application form: 

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Annual General Meeting – 3 July

The time has come for Project 10′s annual general meeting which will be held at drop-in on Thursday, July 3rd from 7pm-9pm.  This is a great opportunity to learn about governance, non-profits, and to voice your opinions and vote on how P10 should be run in the future.  We hope to see you all there.

Please note that this meeting is open to the public, but only members (as defined in our bylaws) can vote.

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Volunteers Wanted!

Project 10, Jeunesse Lambda, and the Montreal Youth Coalition Against Homophobia (MYCAH) are looking for volunteers!

We are three LGBTIAQ* youth organizations sharing a new space at 1575 rue Amherst, called L’Astérisk! If you are interested in volunteering for any, or all three of our organizations, check out the call-out below!

If you already know you want to volunteer, go ahead and complete the application form now:  Online Application Form


There are three ways to volunteer! Check it out!

1 – Shared Needs of the L’Astérisk Organizations

2 – Appliquer come animateurs/animatrices bénévoles de Jeunesse Lambda (French only)

3 – Apply to become a Project 10 Drop-in Safer Space Team Volunteer


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1                                       Shared Needs of the L’Astérisk Organizations

Stand-by (me) Wanna help out where its most needed? Want some spontaneity? Help us out in a pinch!

Handy Dandies Feeling handy? Have an eye for decor? Help keep our space beautiful and functional!

Pick-Up Artists Got wheels or a bus pass? Help deliver food and other important materials!

Stockpile Have a flare for thrifting, shopping, and organizing stuff? Help collect, organize, and distribute clothes, food, and neat-o things we might need!

TRANSlation Do you translate between French and English, or to another language? Help to translate communications and resources!

OUTreach Love to spread the word? Want some face-to-face time? Help promote events and activities!

Q Word Love books, zines, and all things written? Help order exciting new publications, unearth and organize our archives, and catalogue our library!

Graphic Content Like to bring out the best in documents? Help design our publications, resources, and communication materials!

Gender Frienders Are binders, breast forms, packers, and STPs your passion? Help out with our monthly orders of gender gear!

Money Mavens Love to raise money? Want to help us connect to new donors? Help out with fundraising and donor relations!

Online Application Form

2                               Animateurs/trices bénévoles de Jeunesse Lambda

Jeunesse Lambda est un groupe de discussion fait par et pour les jeunes gais, lesbiennes, bisexuel.le.s ou en questionnement de 14 à 25 ans dans la grande région de Montréal (les personnes trans* ne sont pas encore dans notre mission, mais ils et elles sont la

Nos activités inclues des discussions de groupe, des activités ludiques, de la cuisine collective, des conférences et bien d’autres. Nous cherchons des animateurs/trices âgé.es de 25 ans et moins s’identifiant comme une personne faisant partie de la diversité sexuelle. Nos allié.es sont aussi la

Nous cherchons des personnes dynamiques, ouvertes d’esprit, engagées, capable de recevoir de la critique constructive et avec un bon sens du travail d’équipe.

Nos soirées ont lieu le vendredi soir de 19 h à 22 h à l’Astérisk*, situé au 1575, rue Amherst à Montréal (station Berri-UQAM).

Aucune expérience nécessaire.

Nous écrivons des lettres de recommandation pour nos animateurs/animatrices! Cela vous fait de l’expérience et cela paraît bien dans votre CV.

Vous pouvez nous contacter de plusieurs façons à l’adresse courriel suivante :

Sur notre page Facebook : Jeunesse Lambda

Ou en laissant un message avec vos coordonnées sur notre boîte vocale : (514) 528-7535

Online Application Form

3                                                Project 10 Drop-In Volunteers

Project 10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersexed, and questioning youth and adults ages 14-25.

We are looking for drop-in volunteers for our bilingual weekly drop-in session. Drop-in takes place Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for LBGTIAQ* and allied youth 14 to 25. The drop-in is an open, semi-structured group, facilitated by staff and interns. The content of the drop-in is largely youth-directed.

Volunteers support drop-in by facilitating activities, providing active listening support and referrals, contributing ideas and feedback, while working from a harm-reduction, non-judgmental, anti-oppressive and youth empowerment approach.

What we are looking for in drop-in volunteers :

  • ability to speak French, English, and other languages
  • available to volunteer 6-10pm , two Thursdays a month, for one year
  • people who think Queer* and Trans* youth and their allies are awesome!
  • interest in facilitating workshops and activities
  • experience resisting racism and affirming QPOC identities in Queer communities
  • experience navigating trans* services locally/provincially
  • experience accessing services for LGBTIAQ* immigrants/refugees/migrants
  • gender-sensitive approach
  • knowledge of community sector resources
  •  interest or experience in peer support, harm reduction, youth empowerment, and active listening

Project 10 will prioritize volunteers who identify as LGBATSQ*, People of Colour, women, Gender Non-Conforming people, Trans* people, Intersex people, or working class. People who have experienced migration to Quebec/Canada, disabled people, people under thirty, and those without an academic background will also be given priority.

Volunteer training will be offered over two weekend days, dates TBA. Topics will include: Intro to Project 10, Queer and Trans Identities and Realities, Anti-Racism, Active Listening, and Harm Reduction. Only those selected will be invited for an interview.

How to apply ? Complete the form at the following link:

Online Application Form

DEADLINE for Project 10: MARCH 23rd 2014

For more information : 514 989-0001

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Service Denied

Trans folks! Add your experiences to a new map coordinated by the Centre for Gender Advocacy mapping spaces where trans people were denied access to health care services in Montreal. Here’s towards another step towards a city where this doesn’t happen!

>> Refus de service – Service denied  <<

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