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If you are conducting LGBT2SQ health research, please visit our LGBT2SQ health research listings where you can see open research, promote your study and get help finding LGBT2SQ participants. Be sure to also join our health researcher database to connect with your peers and see their projects.

If you are a policy professional, you can find evidence-based information in our Resource Library to support your work or visit the research and policy area of the website to see RHO’s work on advisory committees and partnerships.

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Open LGBT2SQ health research

Running until October 1, 2023

Predictors of Alcohol Use and Consequences in Transgender Adults (PACT) Pilot Study

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Running until May 31, 2023

The Neural Correlates of Minority Stress: Uncovering Systemic Oppression Related to the Intersectionality of Identity with Neuroimaging and Machine Learning

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Running until April 30, 2022

The investigation of experiences among LGBTQ+ Asian Canadian youth’s mental health and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

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LGBT2SQ Health Research

Featured Resources for Researchers and Policy Professionals

Trans and non-binary children and youth: a roadmap for improving services in Ontario

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), a program of Sherbourne Health, led a needs assessment to learn about ongoing concerns and challenges faced by trans and non-binary children and youth; their parents and caregivers; and…

Two-Spirit and LGBTQ Indigenous Health

This fact sheet summarizes research on Two-Spirit and LGBTQ Indigenous health, in an effort to introduce and familiarize settlers with the barriers faced in the community.


advisory committees and partnerships

RHO sat on the advisory committee for this project to improve care for trans survivors of sexual assault, led by Janice Dumont at Women’s College Hospital.

RHO is a community partner for this project aimed at decreasing suicide rates in London, ON and the surrounding regions.

RHO is a research partner in this study designed to improve the quality of fertility decision-making for young cancer patients in Canada.

RainbowHealthOntario @RainbowHealthOn Jan 24

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RainbowHealthOntario @RainbowHealthOn Jan 20

DREJOIGNEZ-NOUS 25 FÉVRIER 2022. Ce symposium en ligne est un forum d’apprentissage et d’échange s’adressant à tous… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RainbowHealthOntario @RainbowHealthOn Jan 19

The next RHO Trans Health Mentorship Call is TODAY at noon. This teleconference connects Ontario clinicians w/ peer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RainbowHealthOntario @Openingthedoor Jan 19

LGBTQ populations continue to be marginalized in Canadian society, with unique sets of health issues, risks, and co… https://t.co/K4QvGbVGRf