CGSHE Featured Events
The Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity regularly hosts and co-sponsors academic and community events focused on gender and sexual health equity and reproductive justice in order to share the latest research and community knowledge with a broad audience. Never miss an event! Sign-up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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Our speakers, Florence Ashley and Jules Sherred will discuss shortcomings of the recent Canadian conversion therapy ban, the insidious nature of conversion practices within the public healthcare system, and relationships between institutional forms of oppression and conversion practices.
For World Sexual Health Day, the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity hosted a Lunch & Learn with Dr. Samantha Dawson, CGSHE and UBC Psychology faculty. Dr. Dawson discussed her research on sexual health and pleasure conducted through her Sexual Well-being (SWELL) Lab at UBC.
CGSHE trainee Samira Karsiem presented on community engaged research with im/migrant communities in Canada. The following discussion was moderated by CGSHE faculty Dr. Travis Salway, featuring panelists Sofia Bartlett, Harlan Pruden & CGSHE faculty Dr. Mei-ling Wiedmeyer.
Arts, health & liberation: What can the Black Queer & Trans House/Ballroom movement teach us about public health intra-vention?
Michael Roberson held a seminar on public health and the House/Ballroom community moderated by CGSHE faculty Dr. Travis Salway, SFU Faculty of Health Sciences. Through facilitated discussion and Q&A, they considered what the liberatory "intra-vention" of House/Ballroom could teach us about other innovations in public health research & practice.
This dialogue event was co-hosted by the CGSHE in partnership with the BCCDC, CBRC & SFU. CGSHE faculty member Dr. Travis Salway and Drawing Change’s Sam Bradd organized the dialogue. This event gathered key figures to address the impacts of these harmful practices, support survivors of SOGIECE and develop a community-led research agenda.
CGSHE and SFU International's Refugee and Newcomer Program co-hosted this one-day workshop for SFU researchers to work on refugee and migration issues, foster a community and catalyze related work with community partners and stakeholders.
CGSHE co-hosted this event with Qmunity. The event was funded by a Convening Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR).
CGSHE partnered with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the Positive Women’s Network (PWN) to present a one-day research roundtable on criminalization of HIV and women in BC to set research priorities for policy and advocacy.