Additional Readings and Resources

General Resources and Citations:

Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Identity. (2020). CCGSD Queer Vocabulary. Available at:

Henriquez, N.R., & Ahmad, N. (2021). “The message is you don’t exist”: Exploring lived experiences of rural lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) people utilizing health care services. SAGE Open Nursing, 7, CC-BY, Available at:

Hunt, E. (2019). LGBTQ+ people share their most awkward and embarrassing healthcare experiences. Refinery29. Available at:

LGBT Health Education Centre. (2018). Learning to Address Implicit Bias of LGBT patientsFenway Institute. Available at:

Scheim, A.I., Zong, X., Giblon, R., & Bauer, G.R. (2017). Disparities in access to family physicians among transgender people in Ontario, CanadaInternational Journal of Transgenderism, 18(3), 342-352. Available at:

TransPulse Research and Study Results:

Wittlin, N. M., Dovidio, J. F., Burke, S. E., Przedworski, J. M., et al. (2019). Contact and role modeling predict bias against lesbian and gay individuals among early-career physicians: A longitudinal studySocial Science and Medicine, 112422. Available at:

Case One:

Singh, A. A., Meng, S. E., & Hansen, A. W. (2014). “I am my own gender”: Resilience strategies of trans youth. Journal of counseling & development, 92(2), 208-218.
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Case Two:

Wilkens, J. (2015). Loneliness and belongingness in older lesbians: The role of social groups as “community”. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 19(1), 90-101.
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Case Three:

Perrin, E. C., Hurley, S. M., Mattern, K., Flavin, L., & Pinderhughes, E. E. (2019). Barriers and stigma experienced by gay fathers and their children. Pediatrics, 143(2), e20180683. Available at:

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