UBC experts on Transgender Day of Remembrance

UBC experts are available to comment on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, held every Nov. 20 to honour lives lost to transphobic violence.

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Dr. Harper Keenan (he/him)
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Robert Quartermain Professor of Gender & Sexuality in Education
Email: Harper.Keenan@ubc.ca
Interview language(s): English

  • Transgender children and education

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc (she/her)
Professor and Director, School of Nursing
Director, Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre
Email: elizabeth.saewyc@ubc.ca
Interview language(s): English

  • Trans youth health
  • Importance of supportive family and schools, and access to health care
  • Health consequences of stigma and discrimination for young people