Specialists in supporting companies and service providers with skills to succeed at becoming inclusive leaders in their industry
Through lived experience and unique skill sets, our team of professionals are about championing policies for inclusion and inspiring diversity awareness and acceptance through support and educational programs; including helping community members navigate their way successfully to the correct supports around issues of gender diversity and sexual orientation.
Simply Good Form Consultancy is based in K’jipuktuk (Halifax) in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), the traditional and unceded territory of the M’ikmaq people. Settlers and the M’ikmaq have lived in this territory under the provisions of the Peace and Friendship Treaties since 1760 and 1772. We are all treaty people in Mi’kma’ki.
Our certified programs are international.
Hi! I'm Cynthia Sweeney (she/her)
I am cis and I am straight. So, what am I doing educating about LGBTQ2+ inclusion and breaking heteronormative and cisnormative practices?
I draw from professional training, lived experience and non-profit work, and recognize thoughtful conversations and dynamic action are fundamental starting blocks for inspiring the change necessary to fill the gaps in education and dismantle systemic prejudice and bias that is woven within our communities.
Plus, I'm a great connector and story-teller! I love hearing peoples stories - and listening fully.
As a cisgender caregiver and proud ally, I am ferocious about advocating for trans and non-binary children and youth. For years, I was in the darkness of a binary world and then my child happened. They could be anyone's child.
From TV and Film development to YTV to consulting, I've 20+ years experience working in client service and production. As an experienced writer and author, I earned a degree in Journalism from King's College and a Social Science degree from University of Western Ontario. Since 2018 I lead Pflag Halifax and proudly co-facilitate multiple support groups for parents and caregivers of trans and gender creative children. I am WPATH certified and educated in gender studies.
Cynthia is co-host of the podcast Hey, Cis! and author of the children's inclusive story, The Pink Balloon. As a public speaker, Cynthia regularly participates in symposiums and is in her third year serving as a Board Director with Lunenburg PRIDE.
Hi! I'm Isaac (he/they)
Isaac is a Trans, Queer, Non-Binary person with a passion for making change. Throughout his life living within Nova Scotia, Isaac experienced first-hand the lack of accessibility and safe spaces for LGBTQ+ identifying individuals. Through volunteering with PFlag Halifax, facilitating his high school's Gender Sexuality Alliance and being a guest speaker at various schools, CBC Radio and various newspapers- he dedicates his time to supporting LGBTQ+ youth, adults, and families all over the globe.
With a degree in Linguistics and Criminology, Isaac brings a diverse background of both professional and personal experience to the team. As a social scientist with five years of communications experience, he found himself often working alongside cis-white men within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) industries. He challenges this ‘traditional workforce’ by promoting policies and programs on inclusion and intersectionality, focusing on uplifting LGBTQ+ and BIPOC voices.
Outside of his work within the LGBTQ+ community, Isaac enjoys cooking, travelling, astrology and hanging out with his dog Aspen, and cat Kiwi.
Isaac is co-host of the podcast Hey, Cis!
Hello! I'm BriAnna Simons (she/her)
BriAnna Simons, B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W. is a Clinical Social Worker with a passion for helping children and families improve their emotional health and strengthen relationships. BriAnna joins our Inclusion Team as an informed and engaging educator around working with children and families who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming/gender creative, or non-binary.
Her advocacy endeavours in the community, to bring awareness, support, and affirmation to transgender children and youth, along with her specialized training through the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy and incorporating Child and Play Based Therapies as her primary area of practice make her a valuable member of our team.
BriAnna’s clinical social work practice is governed by the Canadian Association of Social Workers and the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.
BriAnna also proudly serves as a Board Director with PRIDE Lunenburg and is co-author of the inclusive children's story, The Pink Balloon.
Our Team is ready to work with you and your organization, business or school
Let's get started!
What are your organization's goals?
We won't send spam. Unsubscribe at any time.