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Throughout Saskatchewan, communities gather to celebrate Pride Month during June – exploring the history, celebrating rights recognition, and acknowledging the struggle of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
To help raise awareness and encourage inclusion, the Law Society if offering a virtual seminar that focuses on issues that 2SLGBTQIA+ seniors may face. On June 6, 2023, Cheryl Loadman and Peter Lippman of Queer Seniors of Saskatchewan will speak about the unique concerns and experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ couples, and where they need assistance ensuring their intentions and directives are respected and met. Register here for the virtual seminar: Estate Planning: Issues New and Old.
The Law Society also has a free recorded webinar (CPD 228: Working With LGBTQ+ Clients) which explores the unique realities members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community experience when accessing legal services.
For a closer look at the challenges faced by queer individuals within the legal profession, the Law Society of Ontario is hosting an event on June 13, 2023 as part of their Pride Month program.