Healthcare and young people: challenges relating to gender and sexual identity

Healthcare environments are by default heteronormative and like other societal spaces, contribute to the isolation, exclusion and erasure of young people who are gender (transgender, non-binary, gender fluid for example) and sexual minorities (lesbian, gay, bisexual and pansexual for example). Simple changes in individual healthcare approaches can help mitigate some of the negativity faced by... Continue Reading →

Gender and sexual diversity

Recently I sat through a presentation where 'straight/cis' was used over and over again. It was unsettling that in 2018 people are unwilling to do 5 minutes of research to make sure they understand the difference between sexual orientation (who you are attracted to, who you feel romantic about) and gender identity (how you see... Continue Reading →

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