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“I Don't Think This Is Theoretical; This Is Our Lives”: How Erasure Impacts Health Care for Transgender People
Results from Phase I of the Trans PULSE Project, a community‐based research project in Ontario, Canada, are presented and the concept of cisnormativity is introduced to aid in explaining the pervasiveness of trans erasure. Expand
Incorporating intersectionality theory into population health research methodology: challenges and the potential to advance health equity.
  • G. Bauer
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 June 2014
Challenges to incorporation of intersectionality into population health research are identified or expanded upon and have the potential to improve researchers' ability to more specifically document inequalities at varying intersectional positions. Expand
Intervenable factors associated with suicide risk in transgender persons: a respondent driven sampling study in Ontario, Canada
Interventions to increase social inclusion and access to medical transition, and to reduce transphobia, have the potential to contribute to substantial reductions in the extremely high prevalences of suicide ideation and attempts within trans populations. Expand
Overweight and obesity in sexual-minority women: evidence from population-based data.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine whether lesbians have higher rates of overweight and obesity than women of other sexual orientations. METHODS We compared population estimates of overweight andExpand
“Completely out-at-sea” with “two-gender medicine”: A qualitative analysis of physician-side barriers to providing healthcare for transgender patients
The findings of this study suggest potential solutions to trans healthcare barriers at the informational level—with increased awareness of clinical guidelines and by including trans health issues in medical education—and at the institutional level, with support for both trans-focused and trans-friendly primary care models. Expand
Health care availability, quality, and unmet need: a comparison of transgender and cisgender residents of Ontario, Canada
While trans Ontarians evaluated health care availability in Ontario similarly to the broader population, they were significantly more likely to evaluate availability in their community as fair or poor. Expand
‘Community control’ in CBPR: Challenges experienced and questions raised from the Trans PULSE project
Newer forms of community-based participatory research (CBPR) prioritize community control over community engagement, and articles that outline some of the challenges inherent in this approach to CBPRExpand
Measuring sexual orientation in adolescent health surveys: evaluation of eight school-based surveys.
PURPOSE To examine the performance of various items measuring sexual orientation within 8 school-based adolescent health surveys in the United States and Canada from 1986 through 1999. METHODSExpand
Sex and Gender Diversity Among Transgender Persons in Ontario, Canada: Results From a Respondent-Driven Sampling Survey
Accounting for this observed diversity, policy and practice changes are recommended to increase social inclusion and service access for trans persons, regardless of transition status. Expand
Reported emergency department avoidance, use, and experiences of transgender persons in Ontario, Canada: results from a respondent-driven sampling survey.
This first exploratory analysis of ED avoidance, utilization, and experiences by trans persons documented ED avoidance and possible unmet need for emergency care among trans Ontarians. Expand