• News from Rainbow Health Ontario

    • Rainbow Health Ontario Conference opens March 21, 2018, in Sudbury, Ontario

      March 15, 2018 Canada’s largest conference on LGBTQ2S health will bring together over 325 healthcare providers, researchers, policy-makers, community members and advocates. Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) invites you to join agents of change in LGBTQ2S health and wellness at the largest LGBTQ2s health conference in Canada. The Conference features 3 days of conference programming, packed […]

    • SARAVYC report on experiences with gender-affirming surgeries: Ontario findings validate ongoing work of the Trans Health Expansion, highlight additional gaps

      March 14, 2018 A new report from UBC’s Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) shows a snapshot in time of trans people’s experiences with transition-related surgeries (TRS) in Ontario. The Ontario analysis was funded by the partners in Ontario’s Trans Health Expansion (THEx): Sherbourne Health Centre including Rainbow Health Ontario, Women’s College Hospital […]

    • LGBTQI2S Health and Wellness Design Jam in Vancouver Seeks to Bridge Gaps in Knowledge

      The sometimes slow speed of systems change is a common challenge in improving health and well-being—one that sometimes delays the positive impacts that research findings can have on people’s lives and the health care system. This challenge is being tackled head-on with a “design jam”-style event focusing on LGBTQI2S health and wellness, and organized by […]

    • Be part of setting an LGBTQ2S Health Research Agenda for Ontario

      We’re at an important time in the history of LGBTQ2S health research, with research in this area growing. However, there remain significant gaps in evidence, creating challenges for policy and programming initiatives. More comprehensive research can advance the needs of our communities by translating into better advocacy efforts, policy, programming and services. As part of […]