Transition-Related Surgeries FAQ
Intended for persons considering transition-related surgery in Ontario, and the people supporting them, this FAQ is a guide to the assessment and referral process for Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care approval for OHIP funding.
Updated Media Reference Guide now available
An updated version of The 519 and Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO)’s Media Reference Guide: Discussing Trans and Gender Diverse People is now available. Created with journalists in mind to encourage respectful and accurate reporting on trans and gender-diverse communities, the guide is a useful primer for anyone who wants to better understand and make use of gender inclusive language.
Trans primary care: an online, interactive guide
A first of its kind in Canada, the Trans Primary Care Guide is an innovative online tool to assist healthcare providers in offering primary and transition-related care to trans and gender-diverse patients.
What we do
Rainbow Health Ontario works to improve the health and well being of LGBTQ people in Ontario, and to increase access to competent and LGBTQ friendly health care services across the province. We do this by providing education and training to providers, advocating for public policy change, sharing information and consulting with service providers and organizations. Keep an eye on our newsroom and subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates about our work and LGBTQ health in Ontario.