Saewyc E, Oliffe J, McMillan E, Miller B, Matthews J, MacKay L, Hirakata P, Roelofsen D, Rivers R, & Creighton G. (2013). What guys say, and what they do: Urban young men’s use of health and social services. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, University of British Columbia.
By bmiller on December 4, 2013
We conducted a mobile device survey with 276 urban young guys age 19 to 25 in Vancouver and Victoria, and one‑on‑one interviews with 43 of the guys, to help us understand the variety of experiences. We asked them about their health issues, the kinds of health and social services they had used in the past […]
Rivers, R., Saewyc, E.M., MacKay, L., Matthews, J., Roelofsen, D., Creighton, G. & Oliffe, J. (2013). Masculinities and Marginalized Young Men’s Patterns of Accessing Health Care Services [abstract]. Journal of Adolescent Health, Volume 52, Issue 2, page S21.
By bmiller on March 14, 2013
Purpose: There is limited research on how young men who trade sex access and experience health services compared to other urban, at-risk young men, and how masculinities might influence these experiences. We compared health services access patterns and reasons for foregone care between marginalized urban young men with and without a history of trading sex. […]
Saewyc E., Rivers R., Creighton G., Drozda C., Roelefson D., & Oliffe J. (2012). The XY Factor: The State of Boys’ and Young Men’s Health in British Columbia. University of British Columbia.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2012
This report brings together population-level data, where it exists, about the health indicators for boys (12 to 18 years) and young men (19 to 25 years) in British Columbia. Some of the data offers comparisons to girls and young women, while other data examines trends in health issues over time, or highlights different groups of […]
Saewyc E., Rivers R, MacKay L, Hirakata P, Roelofsen D, Oliffe J, Matthews J, and Creighton G. (2012). Patterns of health care access among marginalized urban young men: How sexual orientation, quality, and masculinity influence decisions to access care.
By Sania Ahmed on July 28, 2012
Oral presentation at the CIHR-IGH conference, Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research, October 29-31, 2012 in Montreal.
MacKay L, Saewyc E, Hirakata P, Roelefson D, Oliffe J. (2011). The unmet health needs of young men who trade sex for money or goods. [abstract] Journal of Adolescent Health, Volume 48, Issue 2, page S101.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2011
Purpose: Despite recent evidence that street-involved young men are as likely as young women to trade sex for money, drugs, food, shelter, or other goods, most studies of health issues and interventions have focused on young women involved in sex work; almost no research has explored these young men’s specific health needs and access to […]