AESHA Statement of Solidarity

AESHA Statement of Solidarity

The AESHA Project stands in solidarity with their unhoused neighbours in the Downtown Eastside. AESHA data shows that police-enforced displacement increases rates of gender-based violence & health inequities for those living in the region. Instead, they recommend creating dignified, non-carceral forms of permanent housing for all.

May 17 – Queer Worldmaking in Mental Health

Dr. Meera Dhebar will discuss the centering of queer of colour cultural knowledge within the professional practice of mental health systems to move beyond the current models of LGBT competencies and affirming therapy to a practice called “queer worldmaking”.

Tool #5: Methodological Responsiveness Across Time

Would you like your research to be responsive to ever-changing understandings of how to measure gender/sex/sexuality variables? As the research landscape changes, this tool serves as a guide for attending to inadequate measures used in the past and trying to plan and design better research in the future. It cover topics like accounting for shifts in participant identity and reframing research foci in light of new information.

Gender/Sex/ual Diversity: Towards More Liberatory Theory & Measurement

Many scientific approaches to gender/sex/uality rely on binaries, and are limiting, inaccurate, and a cause of harm, especially to marginalized groups. In this talk, Dr. Sari van Anders discusses new research about gender/sex/uality that is built for and from gender/sex/ual diversity.