Emily Colpitts

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BACKGROUND Historically, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) health research has focused heavily on the risks for poor health outcomes, obscuring the ways in which LGBTQ populations maintain and improve their health across the life course. In this paper we argue that informing culturally competent health policy and systems requires(More)
8 Background: Currently, there is a dearth of baseline data on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and 9 queer (LGBTQ) populations in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Historically, LGBTQ health research has tended 10 to focus on individual-level health risks associated with poor health outcomes among these populations, which has 11 served(More)
Health research traditionally has focused on the health risks and deficits of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) populations, obscuring the determinants that can promote health across the life course. Recognizing, appropriately measuring, and rendering visible these determinants of health is paramount to informing appropriate and(More)
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