Category Archives: Research methods

Queer Birthing Practices and Feminist Phenomenology

Having spent much of my clinical practice as a perinatal nurse, working in the US and Canada, and being a member of the LGBTQ community, it is not surprising that one of my great passions as an educator and researcher … Continue reading

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Name that “ism”

Changing the Game in Reporting of Health Disparities Many of us were drawn to health careers because we wanted to improve the lives of people in our communities. Our social justice orientations keep us engaged and fighting for the nation’s … Continue reading

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Insider/Outsider: Challenges of Research in Oppressed Minority Communities

Note: I wrote this reflection in the past 2 weeks, inspired by a conversation with a colleague.  I don’t know if I will actually try to publish it somewhere, but these ideas were itching to get out on paper, so … Continue reading

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