2SLGBTQ+

SERVING OUR COMMUNITIES

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DYKES ON BIKES® WINNIPEG, CA

Mission Statement

Dykes on Bikes® Winnipeg, CA Women’s Motorcycle Contingent is a registered non-profit organization committed to creating a local, national and international community of women motorcyclists and friends of women motorcyclists. Our mission is to support philanthropic endeavors in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, and women’s communities, and to reach out to empower a community of diverse women through rides, charity events, Pride events and education.

We need to keep fighting.

Our 2SLGBTQ+ youth, elders, family, and friends need our help. While we’ve come a long way towards equal rights and anti-discrimination, we still have a long way to go. Dykes on Bikes® Winnipeg, CA Women’s Motorcycle Contingent has pledged to keep fighting for what’s right in our communities; working together with other agencies and groups in our city and province to help make a difference.

28 %


of transgender and Two Spirit people in Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario have attempted suicide at least once (Taylor, 2006)

14 X


2SLGBTQ* youth face approximately 14 times the risk of suicide and substance abuse than heterosexual peers (Gibson, 2011)

64 %


of 2SLGBTQ+ students feel unsafe in Canadian Schools (Egale, 2011)