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Informed by critical feminist and queer studies approaches, this article explores nurses' perceptions of practice with patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). Qualitative in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 12 nurses in Halifax, Nova Scotia, illuminate a range of approaches to practice. Most commonly,(More)
Because of the emergence of e-commerce and developments in print engines designed for economical output of very short runs, there are increased business opportunities and consumer options for print-on-demand books and photobooks. The current state of these printing modes allows for direct uploading of book files via the web, printing on nonoffset printers,(More)
hereby grant permission to Wallace Memorial Library of Rochester Institute of Techonology to reproduce my thesis in whole or in part. Any reproduction will not be for commercial use or profit. I additionally grant the Rochester Institute of Technology Digital Media Library (RIT DML) the non-exclusive license to archive and provide electronic access to my(More)
Due to the emergence of e-commerce and developments in print engines designed for economical output of very short runs, there are increased business opportunities and consumer options for print-on-demand books. The current state of this printing mode allows for direct uploading of book files via the web, printing on non-offset printers, and distributing by(More)
In this article, we examine the ways in which 18 queer, lesbian, and bisexual (QLB) women in Eastern Canada negotiated their visibility in interactions with primary care providers. QLB women patients used a number of strategies to determine risk and to be visible or invisible to their health care providers. We describe participants' disclosure decisions and(More)
BACKGROUND Medical students and physicians report feeling under-prepared for working with patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). Understanding physician perceptions of this area of practice may aid in developing improved education. METHOD In-depth interviews with 24 general practice physicians in Halifax and(More)
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We want to thank this group of scholars and practitioners 1 for their comments on our recent paper, 2 and thank the editor for giving us the opportunity to respond to those comments. We completely agree with the points being made in(More)
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