Yuko Homma

Marion Doull, Ryan J. Watson, Annie Smith, Yuko Homma, Elizabeth Saewyc, Are we leveling the playing field? Trends and disparities in sports participation among sexual minority youth in Canada, Journal of Sport and Health Science (2016), 1-9.

Sports participation and physical fitness are widely beneficial for young people, yet activity levels among young people are declining. Despite growing popular media attention on the participation of sexual minority (e.g., lesbian, gay, and bisexual) youth in sports and various campaigns to improve the often homophobic climate of sports, there is limited evidence that sexual […]

Saewyc E, Tsuruda S, Homma Y, Smith A, Brunanski D. (2013). Population-based evidence for fostering cultural connectedness to reduce inequities among Indigenous Canadian adolescents.

Plenary presentation at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, March 13-16, Atlanta, Georgia.

Homma Y, Saewyc E (2013). “Population Interventions to Reduce Suicidality among Sexual Minority Youth.”

Presentation as part of the symposium, Intersections of gender and adolescent suicidality: Populations at risk, protective factors, and promising interventions across the gender spectrum, as part of the World Congress on Suicide of the International Association for Suicide Research, held in Montreal June 10-12.

Although less than 10% of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia were sexually active, approx. 70% of those who’d had sex engaged in one or more risky sexual behaviours (Homma, Saewyc, Wong & Zumbo, 2013)

Although less than 10% of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia were sexually active, approx. 70% of those who’d had sex engaged in one or more risky sexual behaviours (Homma, Saewyc, Wong & Zumbo, 2013).

In schools with established GSAs or anti-homophobia policies, heterosexual boys and girls of all sexual orientations are half as likely to binge drink. (Konishi, Saewyc, Homma & Poon, 2013)

In schools with established GSAs or anti-homophobia policies, heterosexual boys and girls of all sexual orientations are half as likely to binge drink. (Konishi, Saewyc, Homma & Poon, 2013)

Saewyc E, Poon C, Homma Y. (2010). Lowering the odds of HIV risk behaviour among sexual minority adolescents experiencing enacted stigma.

Paper presented at the Pathways to Resilience II: The Social Ecology of Resilience conference, held June 7-10, Halifax

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