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Coming out to care: caregivers of gay and lesbian seniors in Canada.
Recommendations are considered for change in light of emerging themes, including expanding the definition of caregivers to be more inclusive of gay and lesbian realities, developing specialized services, and advocating to eliminate discrimination faced by these populations.
Remembering lesbian bars: Montreal, 1955-1975.
- L. Chamberland
- SociologyJournal of homosexuality
This essay retraces the development of lesbian bars in Montreal between 1955 and 1975 as a form of appropriation of urban public space which reveals the repressive elements confronting lesbians in their pursuit of the right to exist socially.
End-of-Life Preparations Among LGBT Older Canadian Adults: The Missing Conversations
- B. de Vries, G. Gutman, Steven E. Mock
- PsychologyInternational journal of aging & human…
- 14 March 2019
Several pressing issues emerged including depression and isolation, financial/class issues, and uncomfortable interactions with health-care providers (transgender participants) highlight the challenges and complexities in end-of-life preparation within LGBT communities.
Lesbian and Gay Immigrants' Post-Migration Experiences: An Integrative Literature Review
ABSTRACT This integrative literature review synthesizes recent empirical knowledge about lesbian and gay immigrants' post-migration experiences. Twenty-four studies with various designs are included.…
A Queer Day in Canada: Examining Canadian High School Students’ Experiences With School-Based Homophobia in Two Large-Scale Studies
Results from the multivariate analyses showed that non-physical abuse was the most significant predictor of homophobically based physical abuse, for both LGBQ and non-LGBQ students.
Negotiating Parental Designations Among Trans Parents’ Families: An Ecological Model of Parental Identity
Parental designations contribute to construct parental identity in the eyes of the child, the parent, and the generalized others. In a hetero/cisnormative context that offers only 2 options for…
Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Inclusivity in Long-Term Care Homes: A Canadian Perspective
- T. Sussman, S. Brotman, Molly Churchill
- Political Science, MedicineCanadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne…
- 19 March 2018
It was found that LGBT inclusivity training was the most commonly adopted strategy among the LTC homes surveyed and practices more visible to residents and families, such as LGBT-themed programming, inclusive language and symbols, or joint initiatives with LGBT communities were less commonly adopted because of anticipated negative resident/family reactions.
Interlinkages Between Parental and Trans Trajectories: A Life Course Perspective
- Marie Petit, D. Julien, L. Chamberland
- PsychologyPsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender…
- 29 March 2018
Drawing on Elder’s life course theory, this study (a) examined parenthood and trans trajectories, their development and interactions across the life span, and (b) compared the experience of trans…
Cross-cultural perspectives of LGBTQ psychology from five different countries: current state and recommendations
- Alexander Moreno, R. Ardila, Karyofyllis Zervoulis, J. Nel, E. Light, L. Chamberland
- PsychologyPsychology & Sexuality
- 2 April 2020
ABSTRACT Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer psychology (LGBTQ psychology) is a branch of psychology that promotes inclusiveness in theory and practice across the science of psychology,…
Entering the Urban Frame: Early Lesbian Activism and Public Space in Montréal
This article examines the spatial strategies used by Montréal lesbian activists in the 1970s and 1980s to fight for the lesbian “right to the city.” After situating lesbian public activism within…