Sexual orientation

Sexual orientation

Working with violence

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Julie Wheelwright
Edition: 
Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In the following article, three women who work at an emergency shelter for women are asked to talk about the impact of their work. 

 

 


Discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity

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English
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Online
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United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Publisher: 
United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Publication Date: 
2011

Documents discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, and discusses how international human rights law can be used to end violence and related human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Order Information: 
Visit their website to read online and to download.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Asking the right questions, 2 : talking about sexual orientation and gender identity in mental health, counselling and addiction

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Angela M Barbara
Farzana Doctor
Gloria Chaim
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a manual to help therapists/counsellors create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable identifying themselves as such.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 088868469X
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Lesbian health: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Presents a guide for teens on lesbian health. Explains what a lesbian is, how you can tell if you are a lesbian, what it means to bisexual, where you can go to get more information, what you should tell your parents, where they can get information and other resources.

CBCA: Sexual and Reproductive Wellness Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling

Offers counselling and education services that help people consider their sexual and reproductive choices in informed and responsible ways. Discusses pregnancy, birth control, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS, sexuality, and sexual orientation (including gay, lesbian and bisexual issues).

Primary Telephone: 
403-283-5580
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
generalmail@cbca.ab.ca
TTY/TDD: 
403-283-5541
Fax Number: 
403-270-3209
Street Address: 
304-301 14th St NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2N 2A1

The journey begins

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the issues of gender and sexual identity. Discusses relationships, sex, and HIV/AIDS. Describes how to communicate with family and friends about being gay. Makes suggestions on how to find more information on gender and sexual identity.

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