Bisexual women

Bisexual women

Women lovin’ women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Women’s Community Development Program, AIDS Committee of Toronto
Publisher: 
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Highlights some of the issues around HIV and sexually transmitted infections that affect women who have sex with women. Lists Toronto-area information services.

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Lesbians and bisexual women and substance use

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English
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Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the issues connected to substance misuse by lesbian and bisexual women. Highlights some of the barriers to getting help and offers suggestions for overcoming these barriers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Information needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered health care professionals: results of an Internet survey

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English
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Online
Author: 
Charles R. Fikar
Latrina Keith
Publisher: 
Journal of the Medical Library Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Examines basic facts and considred opinions from health care professionals and students about the information needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered health care professionals and their interactions with medical librarians.

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ISSN 15365050

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides peer support and information services within Ontario to youth of all cultures and abilities who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited and transgendered, transexual, queer or questioning. Resource listing.

Primary Telephone: 
416-962-9688
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@youthline.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-268-9688
Street Address: 
PO Box 62 Stn F
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2L4
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Bisexual Women of Toronto

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Offers a safe place for bisexual women or women who are interested in bisexuality to discuss and listen to various perspectives on current bisexual issues. Offers a support network, information and referral to other bisexual oragnizations and services. Also offers the opportunity to become politically involved in bisexual issues. Fosters inclusivity by welcoming and encouraging women of diverse backgrounds and experiences (including age, race, class and ability). Also welcomes transsexual and transgendered women.

Primary Telephone: 
416-925-XTRA (9872) ext 2810
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
biwot-owner@yahoogroups.com
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2C9

Queer women's health research: methodological questions

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Paper
Author: 
Jacquelyne Luce
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines how homophobia, heterosexism and invisibility can inhibit research on lesbian and bisexual women's health issues.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health needs of women who have sex with women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Clare Hughes
Amy Evans
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Attempts to dispell myths regarding the health needs of women who have sex with women. Explains how these women are still at risk for bacterial vaginosis, cervical dysplasia and cancer, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Also explores mental health issues and lifestyle factors that can have an impact on their health.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

Toronto Bisexual Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that offers a safe place for bisexual and those questioning their sexuality, regardless of sex or gender identity, age, race, class, or ability. Creates support, a social network, information, and referral to other bisexual organizations and services, as well as offers the opportunity to become politically involved in bisexual issues.

Primary Telephone: 
416-925-9872 Extension 2810
Email Address: 
info@torontobinet.org

Toronto Coalition for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Advocates and works for the creation of proactive services and supports for lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in Toronto. Members include adults, youth, parents, friends, social service workers, educators, professionals, and interested community members.

Primary Telephone: 
416-340-8484 ext 254
Email Address: 
hcarolo@actoronto.org
Fax Number: 
416-340-8224
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2J6

Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line
Publication Place: 
Ontario

Provides a confidential peer support phone line for lesbian, gay and bisexual youth in Ontario. Works with other organizations and agencies to provide a network of support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, two-spirited and transgendered youth. Phone numbers: 1-800-268-YOUTH (1-800-268-9688) across Ontario, or (416) 962-YOUTH (962-9688) in the 416/905 local calling area.

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