Bill 7 Award

A Post Secondary Scholarship for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Two-Spirited and Queer Students in Ontario.


Daniel Gomez-Ortega

Daniel Gomez-Ortega was honoured to receive a Bill 7 Award scholarship in the Fall of 2015, when he was an undergraduate at Ryerson University. Daniel, who has since graduated and is an active volunteer in the Toronto-area LGBTQ community, shares his reflections on what the Bill 7 Award meant to him and how it’s impacted his life as an LGBTQ graduate at the start of his career path.

What did it feel like winning that $2,000 scholarship?

Winning the Bill 7 Award scholarship was a huge honour and it made me feel like I mattered.

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Daniel Gomez-Ortega