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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.

The handbook of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health: a practitioner's guide to service

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Michael D Shankle (ed.)
Publisher: 
Harrington Park Press
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a focus on LGBT public health, offering positive direction for practitioners looking for guidance in methods to take into consideration the special needs of sexual minorities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN-10 1560234962
ISBN-13 9781560234968
LEBH.S53 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Same-sex domestic violence: strategies for change

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Beth Leventhal
Sandra E. Lundy
Publisher: 
Sage Publications, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Examines a range of issues that confront victims of same-sex domestice violence, whether women or men, and those who offer them services.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0761903232
VIOL.L48 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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

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English
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Paper
Author: 
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

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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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15365050

Lesbian and Gay Youth Toronto

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

Provides member run support groups for lesbian and gay youth (under 26 years of age).

Primary Telephone: 
416- 598 1121
Secondary Telephone: 
416- 964-6600
Street Address: 
c/o 519 Church Street Community Centre 519 Church St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2C9

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
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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Gays and Lesbians Parenting Together

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

Explores options in parenting for gay/lesbian people. Provides a potential meeting place for potential co-parents as well as a support group for gay/lesbian parents.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 658-6230
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 925-EXTRA ext 2058
Email Address: 
mbourgeois@sympatica.ca
Street Address: 
109 Sheppard Ave West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2N 1M7

Access to care: exploring the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and two-spirit people in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Bill Ryan
Shari Brotman
Bill Rowe
Publisher: 
McGill Centre for Applied Family Studies
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Includes both a literature review and an account of discussions from focus groups about needs in, and access to, health care and social services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and Two-Spirit communities. Topics covered include various barriers to health care, specific health issues, and neglected populations in scientific publications. Also includes recommendations on a broad range of issues, including adapting and expanding services, educating professionals, and creating healthy spaces.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.R93 2000
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