Gender-Affirming Surgery Experience Survey and the Qualitative Study of Gender-Affirming Surgery Experiences in BC
By Monica Shannon on October 16, 2017
The Gender-Affirming Surgery Experience Survey and the Qualitative Study of Gender-Affirming Surgery Experiences in BC are the results of a collaboration between the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) at the University of British Columbia, and Trans Care BC, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority. Trans Care BC’s role is to […]
By Monica Shannon on October 10, 2017
The Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey was a national online survey conducted by researchers from several Canadian universities and community organizations. This report is focused specifically on trans youth who live in Alberta, who made up 12% of the total respondents nation-wide. The survey included somewhat different questions for younger (14-18 years) and older (19-25 […]
Marla E. Eisenberg, Christopher J. Mehus, Elizabeth M. Saewyc, Heather L. Corliss, Amy L. Gower, Richard Sullivan & Carolyn M. Porta. Helping Young People Stay Afloat: A Qualitative Study of Community Resources and Supports for LGBTQ Adolescents in the United States and Canada. Journal of Homosexuality (2017).
By Monica Shannon on September 20, 2017
LGBTQ youth are at increased risk of poor health outcomes. This qualitative study gathered data from LGBTQ adolescents regarding their communities and describes the resources they draw on for support. We conducted 66 go-along interviews with diverse LGBTQ adolescents (mean age = 16.6) in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and British Columbia in 2014–2015, in which interviewers accompanied participants in […]