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Comparing Factors Shaping Sexual Violence Perpetration for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth and Cisgender Heterosexual Youth
Abstract Sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth experience higher rates of sexual violence victimization than their cisgender heterosexual counterparts. Very little is known about how the minority status of SGM youth contextualizes their victimization and perpetration experiences. In one-on-one interviews with 39 SGM youth and 11 cisgender heterosexuals (non-SGM) youth, we compared the contextual factors […]
Results of a Global Survey of Experts to Categorize the Suitability of Interventions for Inclusion in School Health Services
Abstract Purpose: This global survey of experts assessed the suitability of different health-related interventions for inclusion in school health services (SHSs) to inform development of the World Health Organization global guideline on SHSs. Methods: A review of 138 global World Health Organization publications identified 406 health service interventions for 5- to 19-year-old individuals. These were consolidated, pretested, […]
Abstract Background It is important for young people to see themselves represented in stories, on television and in different job opportunities, so they can have an awareness of what is possible. While we often hear the words “representation matters,” research on how representation affects health outcomes of trans and non-binary (TNB) youth is lacking. In […]
Abstract Background Most research about gender-diverse adolescents is with clinical samples, skewing population estimates of health and risk. With trans youth estimated at around 0.5% of the population and no reliable measures, school health surveys have not asked gender diversity items. In 2018, the British Columbia Adolescent Health Survey (BCAHS) in Canada trialled measures to […]
We are conducting interviews and focus groups to learn more about LGBQ/2S+ youths coming out experiences and that includes talking to their parents and/or caregivers. If you are interested in participating or want to learn more, please contact Shannon Millar at email@example.com.
We want to learn about what it’s like for youth who have come out (or haven’t yet) to their parents and/or caregivers. That means talking to parents too. Would you like to share your experience? Sign up today for a focus group or an interview with our team. Participants will be compensated.
It’s an exciting time for our team right now and we have several opportunities to get involved with our research, including job opportunities, contract opportunities, and volunteer opportunities.
Commitment: Flexible for various roles. Mentorship roles would need to be available for approximately 2 hours per week. We’re on the lookout for volunteer Two Spirit Peer Support Mentors to help manage our Slack peer support workspace. As a volunteer you will be responsible for monitoring and engaging in the Slack space to help grow […]
Commitment: 5 hours per week We’re on the lookout for volunteers to help monitor our Two Spirit Ally Support Team (AST) Facebook group and support our queer and Two Spirit (2S) Indigenous friends by responding to negative, hateful, and problematic comments they may experience while sharing their stories through the #Witness2S campaign. ✓ Are you […]
We are currently inviting applications for a part time, up to 15 hours a week, research assistant for 6 months with the possibility of extension to assist in survey analysis. The candidate will assist in data analysis of a large population-based survey and the creation of data summaries pertaining to the health outcomes of Indigenous LGBTQ/2S+ youth. In addition, the candidate will be involved with supporting knowledge translation work related to the Indigenous Two Spirit project.