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Sexual Diversity News from Canada

Updated/Revised Date: 14th Sep 2022
Author: Sexual Diversity | Contact: SexualDiversity.org
Additional References: LGBT News Canada Publications

Synopsis: Information regarding Canadian Sexual Diversity, LGBTQ news, and related sexuality topics from Canada.

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The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, and two-spirit (LGBTQIA2) communities in Canada experience numerous health inequities. Health inequities are experienced differently by each of the LGBTQIA2 communities. Still, these communities are generally more likely than heterosexual Canadians to develop mental health disorders, have suicidal thoughts, and attempt suicide.

The Health of LGBTQIA2 Communities In Canada Report of the Standing Committee on Health recommends that the federal government include modules on gender and sexual diversity in training programs for health professionals and sexual health education guidelines. The Committee further recommends that data collection be improved to obtain a complete picture of the health of gender and sexual minorities in Canada; that gender and sexual minorities be consulted, so that federal policies and programs include measures targeting these populations; and that funding for research on the health of LGBTQIA2 communities and funding for LGBTQIA2 organizations be improved.

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• (APA): SexualDiversity.org. (2022, September 14). Sexual Diversity News from Canada. SexualDiversity.org. Retrieved January 30, 2023 from www.sexualdiversity.org/news/ca/


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