Transgendered people

Transgendered people

Trans people and cancer

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Olivia Ashbee
Joshua Mira Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines cancer risk in the trangendered population, and presents trans-specific cancer screening recommendations.

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Trans and intersex survivors of domestic violence: defining terms, barriers, and responsibilities

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English
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Online
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Diane Courvant
Loree Cook-Daniels
Publisher: 
Survivor Project
Publication Date: 
2000-2003

Examines barriers faced by intersex and transgendered victims of intimate partner violence. Arugues that organizations helping survivors of domestic violence must include trans and intersex survivors as a part of that mission.

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Guide to intersex and trans terminologies

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English
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Online
Author: 
Emi Koyama
Publisher: 
Survivor Project
Publication Date: 
2000-2003

Defines terminologies used to describe intersex and trans existence.

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Why serve trans or intersex survivors?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Diane Courvant
Publisher: 
Survivor Project
Publication Date: 
2000-2003

Examines the reasons why women's violence organizations should serve trans or intersex survivors of domestic violence.

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Transgender and women's substantive equality: discussion paper

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English
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
Sal Renshaw
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Raises and discusses questions of relevance to law reform initiatives pertaining to the relation between transgender and women's substantive equality rights.

Transgender and women's substantive equality: national consultation report

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English
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
cj Rowe
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of the discussions and overview of the National Consultation on Transgender and Women's Substantive Equality Rights.

Survivor Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to address the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action. Provides presentations, workshops, consultation, materials, information and referrals to anti-violence organizations and universities across the United States, as well as gathered information about issues faced by intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Primary Telephone: 
503-288-3191
Email Address: 
info@survivorproject.org

Meal-Trans Outreach Program

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Support group/peer support

Provides a weekly drop-in for transsexual and transgendered people, offering a free meal and a supportive environment.

Primary Telephone: 
416-392-6878 x 104
Street Address: 
519 Church St
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Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2C9

Cultural sensitivity and research involving sexual minorities

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Greta R. Bauer
Linda D. Wayne
Publisher: 
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Describes cultural barriers that can prevent members of sexual minorities from obtaining effective care. Argues that overcoming such barriers is critical both to providing direct services and to conducting the research needed to plan effective interventions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15386341
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Includes bibliographical references.

Looking queer: body image and identity in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities

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English
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Paper
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Dawn Atkins (ed.)
Publisher: 
Haworth Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Contains research, first-hand accounts, poetry, theory, and journalistic essays that address and outline the special needs of sexual minorities when dealing with eating disorders and appearance obsession.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 156023931X
WEIP.L66 1998
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