Youth who are targeted by violence and discrimination are faced with distinct health inequities. Our focus is to identify resilience factors in spite of this stigma.
The University of British Columbia is leading a survey called "Asking about sex, gender, and youth health: A pilot study." L’Université de la Colombie-Britannique mène une enquête intitulée « Questions sur le sexe, le genre et la santé des jeunes : étude pilote ».
We are recruiting for three advisory committees: one for South Asian parents, one for East Asian parents, and one for parents in general. Are you born in Canada or currently living in Canada for at least one year and are the parent of a youth who is LGBTQ/2S+, age 15 to 25 (up to 30 for South Asian parents), and has lived in Canada for at least one year? Then we’d like to hear from you.
Gender-Diverse: A Spotlight on the Health of Trans and Non-Binary Young People in B.C. provides a profile of the health of gender-diverse youth in British Columbia (BC). The report uses data from the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey (BC AHS), which is one of the most reliable, comprehensive health surveys of adolescents ages 12–19 in public schools in BC.