Nobody likes going to the emergency department, but it’s reassuring to know that its there if we need it. New research from the Trans PULSE study, one of the longest running community-academic partnerships in research in the province, however, found that 21 percent of transgender, transsexual, or transitioned (trans) Ontarians reported avoiding the emergency department, even when they felt […]
The final report for Coming Together Project shares the voices and insights of women and transwomen with experiences of homelessness. This report expands on an earlier community report on a Community-Based Research project using staged photography.
Principal Organizations: The 519 Church Street Community Centre (Trans Shelter Access Project) Partner Organizations: York University, Department of Political Science, Turning Point Youth Services, Ryerson University, School of Social Work, Native Men’s Residence, Fred Victor Centre, Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter, City of Toronto, 2-Spirited People of the First Nations Principal Investigator: Kyle Scanlon The Trans Programme […]
Principal Organizations: Toronto District School Board and Family Service Association Principal Investigator: Rachel Epstein The Canadian Government’s bill to change the legal definition of marriage to include same-sex couples has sparked massive public debate and an enormous homophobic backlash against same-sex families. This project coordinated a community-based research project to assess: a) the exposure of […]
Continue ReadingThe Impact Of Homophobic Public Discourse On Children And Youth Living In LGBT-Led Families: A Study Of The Same-Sex Marriage Debate Download PublicationThe Impact Of Homophobic Public Discourse On Children And Youth Living In LGBT-Led Families: A Study Of The Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Principal Organization: Ryerson University, School of Social Work Partner Organizations: Supporting Our Youth, Asian Community AIDS Services, Aids Committee of Toronto (ACT), 519 Community Centre and 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations Principal Investigators: Carol Ann O’Brien, PhD and Robb Travers, PhD The Youth Migration Project was designed to assess HIV vulnerability, and health and social […]
Continue ReadingHIV Vulnerability Among LGBT And Two-Spirited Youth Who Migrate To Toronto: A Community-Based Research Project Download PublicationHIV Vulnerability Among LGBT And Two-Spirited Youth Who Migrate To Toronto: A Community-Based Research Project
Principal Organization: Fred Victor Mission Partner Organizations: Regent Park Community Health Centre and the City of Toronto Public Health Principal Investigator: Pam Jollife The Fred Victor Centre (FVC) has been working with Transsexual and Transgender clients since opening its women’s hostel in 1997. The (FVC) has identified the need for a best-practices model of hostel […]