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2SLGBTQ+ Resources: Health & Wellness

This guide provides access to resources on 2SLGBTQ+ issues in Canada and NS, as well as statistics and links to community organizations. It was developed in consultation with NSCC's Office of Human Rights and Equity Services.

Websites

Books

LGBT Health: meeting the needs of gender and sexual minorities

eBook - LGBT Health: meeting the needs of gender and sexual minorities

LGBT Health: Meeting the Needs of Gender and Sexual Minorities offers a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive view of mental, medical, and public health conditions within the LGBT community. This book examines the health outcomes and risk factors that gender and sexual minority groups face.

Headcase: LGBTQ writers & artists on mental health and wellness

Headcase: LGBTQ writers & artists on mental health and wellness

Headcase is a groundbreaking collection of personal reflections and artistic representations illustrating the intersection of mental wellness, mental illness, and LGBTQ identity, as well as the lasting impact of historical views equating queer and trans identity with mental illness.

eBook - Health Care Disparities and the LGBT Population

This co-edited volume addresses a population of people whose lack of health care access, mistreatment in health care settings, and refusal of health care services are often omitted from discussions about health care disparities and insurance reform.

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A resource for the transgender community

eBook - Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A resource for the transgender community

There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Psychology

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Psychology

This exciting and engaging textbook introduces students to the psychology of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer lives and experiences. It covers a broad range of topics including diversity, prejudice, health, relationships, parenting and lifespan experiences from youth to old age.

Trans Voices: Becoming who you are

eBook - Trans Voices: Becoming who you are

Foregrounding the voices of transgender and non-binary people, this honest and insightful book is a compilation of the voices of those who have decided to undergo transition - both male-to-female and female-to-male.

Transgender Mental Health

eBook - Transgender Mental Health

Societal awareness of transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) individuals is greater now than at any point in history, owing to the education of policy makers by advocacy organizations, the education of clinicians by research and scientific organizations, and the education of the general public by movies, television, and other media.

LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

eBook - LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care.

The Remedy: queer and trans voices on health and health care

eBook - The Remedy: queer and trans voices on health and health care

The Remedy invites writers and readers to imagine what we need to create healthy, resilient, and thriving LGBTQ communities. This anthology is a diverse collection of real-life stories from queer and trans people on their own health-care experiences and challenges.

LGBTQ Youth: Enhancing Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities

eBook - LGBTQ Youth: Enhancing Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities

This volume addresses special issues facing gender and sexual minority youths in areas such as primary care, behavioral health, substance abuse, medical management updates, surgical options, and changing health care laws.

Video

As/Is.  What it's like to be intersex. (2015). YouTube.

Four people talk about their experiences as intersex individuals.