Because each of us can become a hero in the fight against homophobia.
AlterHéros is a not-for-profit organization that encourages the development of all individuals in relation to their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexuality.

Discover what we do

Tell-the-experts is our site dedicated to help and support. We believe that it is through awareness, outreach and education that we can harvest a better future for all LGBT individuals. Our online services make this happens. is our social network that helps LGBT people and their allies get together. Through sharing and networking, we can multiply our reach and fight stronger against homophobia.

Altercite is our community-based French website gear toward people living in Québec, Canada. We provide a platform for local and national groups to publish information and discuss subjects that matter to them.

On this site, you'll find all the information that you need to better understand who we are, what we do and how you can help too, online and offline.

Find out who we are

AlterHeros is run by young professionals, from various backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identity. We volunteer our time and efforts to make this website a great resource for everyone. Our diversity is our strength.

Follow us on our blog, our Facebook page or our twitter to find out what we are doing now. We welcome feedback, suggestions and comments. Don't be shy!

AlterHeros was founded in 2002 by students from McGill and Concordia Universites in Montreal, Canada. Discover our little history and how we became the best LGBT online reference in the world.

Thanks to the support of our partners, AlterHeros can reach more and more people every day. Find out who they are.

Be part of our family

AlterHeros is a democratic none-for-profit organization. This means that our members are key to our organization. Become one and let your voice be heard!

All this is possible because of the hard work of our volunteers. But volunteering at AlterHeros is fun, rewarding and a great learning experience.

Help us reach more people, meet our annual objectives and be a better organization by making a donation today.


There are thousands of ways to contribute to our organization: share a personal story, submit an article, volunteer, share on Facebook, retweet, send us a question, sign our guestbook, invite friends and much more.

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