Marginalized youth often experience stigma and trauma in their lives which can fundamentally influence their health and development. We want to change those stories.
Sexual orientation can be hard to talk about. Many people find it confusing and potentially complex. For many parents, it’s especially uncomfortable to talk about sexuality with their kids, but small steps go a long way. The team at SARAVYC has designed a resource for East Asian parents as part of our research in tracking […]
Trans youth in Canada face high levels of violence, and this can contribute to substance use. However, research at SARAVYC showed that even when transgender youth experience high levels of violence or discrimination, a supportive family and safe school can make a difference. Specifically, strong family and school connections are helping prevent transgender youth from […]
A Workshop for East Asian Parents & Caregivers: Talking about sexual orientation can be hard, but small steps go a long way. Research shows that a supportive family who is accepting without judgement helps reduce health risks, improve well-being, and raise self-esteem for youth. This means that understanding and respecting your child’s sexual orientation makes a real difference in their lives.