Author Archives: Jennifer Searle

Queer

I attended the Rainbow Health Ontario conference in March of this year. During the question period at the end of the session in which I was a presenter, one of the persons in attendance asked about the meaning of the … Continue reading

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When your patient asks you if you have a boyfriend…and you’re a lesbian

I started working in the hospital at the end of January. Since then, I have been asked about my relationship status by what present as mostly cisgender white heterosexual men on a number of occasions. Sometimes it’s someone your own … Continue reading

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LGBTQ2SIA+ Healthcare: Moving Beyond Sexual Health

As a conclusion to my blog series on transgender inclusive practice, I wanted to explore the topic of sexual health and the potential for reductivity in regards to the delivery of care to LGBTQ2SIA+ clients. For gay men, it would … Continue reading

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Trans Inclusive Practice – The Discussion Continues

This is the third post in my series about trans-inclusive healthcare. Given the content covered in the accessibility blog post, I thought it would be helpful to begin a conversation about what healthcare professionals can do to hold space with their … Continue reading

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Trans Accessible Practice: An Introductory How-To

This is my second blog post in a series regarding transgender health and it is admittedly something that I knew very little about until I started doing my research. I was simply given the Rainbow Health Ontario website as a reference … Continue reading

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