Transgender youth avoid health care due to discomfort with doctors
Close to half of transgender young Canadians aren’t accessing health care when they need it, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.
Dec 5, 2017
Transgender youth as likely to become pregnant as other adolescents
Sexually active transgender youth have pregnancy rates similar to their non-transgender peers—dispelling the notion that trans youth are less at risk for pregnancy, according to new UBC research.
Sep 7, 2016
Supportive families and schools critical in protecting transgender youth health: UBC study
A new national study shows that while Canada’s transgender youth face significant physical and mental health issues, strong family, school and community connections are helping many of them navigate these challenges.
May 6, 2015
UBC project examines the LGBT experience with breast and gynecological cancers
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are leading the first nationwide project on how sexual and gender minorities experience cancer, highlighting previously overlooked communities’ perspectives on cancer care.
Aug 2, 2012