Author Archives: Jennifer Searle

About Jennifer Searle

Nurse, lesbian, future wife, stepmom, and PhD student.

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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Checking Cisgender Privilege

As transgender issues become a part of medical discourse and as the “trans communities begin to assert themselves as marginalized and unserved through dominant models of health care” (C. Farahbakhsh, personal communication, December 30, 2015), I would contend that conversations … Continue reading

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Trans Day of Remembrance

  November is a month of remembrance. November 20th is an important day in the transgender community. It is a day to remember members of the community who have been murdered in hate crimes. As an ally of the trans community, … Continue reading

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