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RHO creates opportunities for the health care system to better serve LGBT2SQ communities. If you are a practice or organizational change leader, you may be interested in finding LGBT2SQ health training opportunities for your team of providers, searching our clinical, positive-space or RHO-produced resources or registering your practice in our healthcare service provider directory.

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Training & Learning

LGBT2SQ communities face specific health challenges and barriers to accessing care. RHO offers training for health care and social service providers to increase their clinical and cultural competency in caring for their LGBT2SQ service users. With RHO’s new online learning platform, these trainings are now more easily accessible across the province than ever.

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Positive Space and Clinical Resources

4th edition: Sherbourne's Guidelines for gender-affirming primary care with trans and non-binary patients

4th edition: Sherbourne’s Guidelines for gender-affirming primary care with trans and non-binary patients

This edition of Sherbourne’s Guidelines for gender-affirming primary care with trans and non-binary patients, like its predecessor, was authored by Dr. Amy Bourns, a family physician on Sherbourne’s LGBT2…

LGBT Toolkit – For Creating Culturally Competent Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons

This toolkit is designed to guide staff in long-term care homes in providing culturally competent care for LGBT people.

Open LGBT2SQ health research

Running until December 18, 2021

Precarious Inclusion: Studying Ontarian LGBTQ+ parents’ experiences childrearing in a post-legal parity framework

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Running until October 14, 2021

Understanding experiences of migrant 2SLGBTQ+ communities with nurses and healthcare professionals in Canada

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Running until August 31, 2021

Sexual Minority Youth’s Experiences and Perspectives of Parental Support in Canada: Online Focus Groups

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LGBT2SQ Health Research
RainbowHealthOntario @GBBranstetter Apr 19

Something we need more of is simple explanations from pediatricians about how they respond to dysphoria in kids. Th… https://t.co/5fANUUtP4o

RainbowHealthOntario @RainbowHealthOn Apr 19

Check out RHO's latest Health in Focus resource with info about the healthcare and social service needs of #LGBT2SQtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RainbowHealthOntario @DrJaniceDuMont Apr 16

The #transLINKProject is building a research agenda on #SexualAssault & #IPV against trans/non-binary/Two Spirit pe… https://t.co/sdaRXhFpcb

RainbowHealthOntario @RainbowHealthOn Apr 12

#Mentalhealth professionals: upcoming courses include Foundations for Trans-Positive Counselling: Children & Youth,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…