Transgendered people

Transgendered people

The trans biography project: stories from the lives of eleven trans people in BC

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kathleen Cross
Publisher: 
Trans Alliance Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Entails a collection of biographies featuring trans people who reside in British Columbia. Educates about the experiences and needs of trans people. Demonstrates the obstacles and issues that trans people face along with trying to break down stereotypes.

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What does it mean to be transgendered?

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English
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Rainbow Resource Centre
Publisher: 
Rainbow Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Defines the term 'transgendered people,' people whose core gender identity does not coincide with their birth gender. 'Transgendered' is an umbrella term and includes transsexuals, cross-dressers, and those whose gender roles are ambiguous. Identifies transgender issues, and differentiates between transsexualism, cross-dressing, and gender outlaws.

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Domestic violence in the LGBT community

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Public Health - Seattle & King County
Edition: 
Vol. 3, N. 4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the issue of domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. Reprinted from Public Health - Seattle & King County's web site http://www.metrokc.gov/health/glbt/glbtdv.htm

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ISSN 14800039

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mary E. Northbridge
Publisher: 
American Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Appears as a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health (vol. 91, no. 6). Explores various topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health.

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ISSN 00900036
LEBH.A44 2001

How to choose a care provider: a guide for choosing doctors and counsellors for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered pers

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English
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Author: 
Donna Huen
Jeremy Buchner
Publisher: 
Winnipeg Gay/Lesbian Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides guidance for choosing a medical or counselling care provider, intended for use by gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered and two-spirited individuals.

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LGBT.H84 1999
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<p>Review, Network Spring 2000: How to Choose a Care Provider is a straight-forward guide for choosing a doctor and/or counsellor written for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgendered persons and people living with AIDS. It includes helpful tips on how to evaluate your experience and what things to be aware of, such as ensuring confidentiality, in the hopes of enabling people to find non-homophobic, non-AIDSphobic care providers.</p>

University of British Columbia Womyn’s Centre

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

A space run by the Alma Mater Society of UBC where trans men and women, intersex and women-identified people can feel safe, empower each other, and organize against oppression and violence. Offers a wide variety of free resources such as a phone, pregnancy tests, pads, tampons, condoms, dental dams, and a space to hang out, study, eat, or nap. They sell Diva Cups on a sliding scale, and staff have weekly office hours.

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womyncentre@gmail.com
Street Address: 
6138 SUB Boulevard
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Office: SUB 245H
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Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z1
Country: 
Canada

Papalooza: the smear campaign: celebrating and promoting the health of queer women and trans people

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline Luce
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the need for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women to access STI screening, including Pap smears. Details a program created by the Queer Women's and Trans Health Series called Papalooza: The Smear Campaign.

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ISSN 14800039

Your every day health guide: a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community resource

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Marie McInnis
Sook C. Kong
Publisher: 
LGBT Health Association
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Lists health and community resources, provides an overview of Vancouver's health care system, and information for accessing and negotiating care within that system.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968462901
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Review, Network Spring 1999: Your Every Day Health Guide: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Resource is chock-ful of so much useful information for LGBT people that it's worth having even if you don't live in Vancouver (most of the agencies listed are VAncouver-specific). The guide gives useful tips on taking charge of your health, including a check list to see how you and your provider did after an appointment. Also features a section on "when health care hurts."
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