The REAFFIRM Collaborative regularly publishes our research in peer-reviewed journals, policy reports and guest blog posts. We present our findings to academic and public audiences, and give interviews to the media in an effort to share our work with as many people as possible.
- Academic Publications
Salway T, Juwono S†, Klassen B, Ferlatte O, Ablona A, Pruden H, Morgan J, Kwag M, Card K, Knight R, Lachowsky NJ. Experiences with sexual orientation and gender identity conversion therapy practices among sexual minority men in Canada, 2019–2020.
Salway T, Gesink D, Ferlatte O, Rich AJ, Rhodes AE, Brennan DJ, Gilbert M. Age, period, and cohort patterns in the epidemiology of suicide attempts among sexual minorities in the United States and Canada: detection of a second peak in middle adulthood. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2021;56(2):283-294.
Goodyear T, Kinitz DJ, Dromer E, Gesink D, Ferlatte O, Knight R, Salway T. “They want you to kill your inner queer but somehow leave the human alive”: Delineating the impacts of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression change efforts. J Sex Res 2021.
Salway T, Butt ZA, Wong S, Abdia Y, Balshaw R, Rich AJ, Ablona A, Wong J, Grennan T, Yu A, Alvarez M, Rossi C, Gilbert M, Krajden M, Janjua NZ. A computable phenotype model for classification of men who have sex with men within a large linked database of laboratory, surveillance, and administrative healthcare records. Front Digit Health 2020.
Salway T, Ferlatte O, Gesink D, Lachowsky NJ. Prevalence of exposure to sexual orientation change efforts and associated sociodemographic characteristics and psychosocial health outcomes among Canadian sexual minority men. Can J Psychiatry 2020;65(7): 502-509.
Black S, Salway T, Dove N, Shoveller J, Gilbert M. From silos to buckets: a qualitative study of how sexual health clinics address their clients’ mental health needs. Can J Public Health 2020; 111(2):220-228.
Salway T, Plöderl M, Liu J, Gustafson P. Effects of multiple forms of information bias on estimated prevalence of suicide attempts by sexual orientation: An application of a Bayesian misclassification correction method to data from a systematic review. Am J Epidemiol 2019;188(1):239-249.
Salway T, Ross LE, Fehr CP, Burley J, Asadi S, Hawkins B, Tarasoff LA. A systematic review and meta-analysis of disparities in the prevalence of suicide ideation and attempt among bisexual populations. Arch Sex Behav 2019;48(1):89-111.
Salway T, Ferlatte O, Shoveller J, Purdie A, Grennan T, Tan DHS, Consolacion T, Rich A, Dove N, Samji H, Scott K, Blackwell E, Mirau D, Holgerson N, Wong J, Gilbert M. The need and desire for mental health and substance use-related services among clients of publicly funded sexually transmitted infection clinics in Vancouver, Canada. J Public Health Manag Pract 2019;25(3):E1-E10.
- Blog Posts
Young J, Kennedy A, Vitkin N. LGBTQ2 Communities and SFU Students Come Together to Improve Access to Mental Health Services 2021.
- News Stories & Interviews
Salway T. New data suggests conversion therapy practices are still common across Canada. CTV News. 2021 June 5.
Marlow K. Canadian university researchers looking to speak to more people who have undergone conversion therapy. CBC: All Points West. 2020 September 17.
Salway T. To end conversion therapy, we must understand what it actually means. The Globe & Mail. 2020 May 26.
Bowness G. Surviving conversion therapy: Matt Ashcroft’s story illustrates why a federal ban on conversion therapy is vitally important. Xtra. 2020 March 23.
Ryan B. Pressure to keep up: status imbalance a major factor in stress in gay men. The Guardian. 2020 February 29.
Crawford T. Thousands of Canadians still experience conversion therapy despite bans: Report. The Province. 2020 February 24.
Sharpe B. How universal health care fails queer communities. The Walrus. 2020 February 11.
Hobbes M. It’s not getting better for queer kids. Huffington Post. 2020 February 11.
Hurren K. Everything you need to know about conversion therapy in Canada. Xtra. 2020 February 5.
Stirling A. Conversion therapy still prominent in Canada. C-FAX 1070AM. 2020 January 28.
Faulder L. Conversion therapy: controversy swirls as definitions and dimensions remain elusive. Edmonton Journal. 2019 August 26.
- Policy Reports
Salway T, Dromer E, Ferlatte O, Gesink D, Goodyear T, Kinitz DJ, Knight R, Watt S. Canadian research concerning the prevalence, nature, and scope of so-called “conversion therapy.” Brief submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, concerning Bill C-6, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (“conversion therapy”). 2020 Dec 4.
Ending conversion therapy in Canada: Survivors, community leaders, researchers, and allies address the current and future states of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression change efforts. 2020 February 18. Vancouver, Canada.
Salway T. What is so-called “conversion therapy” and how can we stop it? 2021. SFU Public Square.
Tiwana A. Geographic distribution of conversion therapy in Canada. 2021. SFU Public Square.
Salway T (with Hannah Kia and Sean Hillier). Achieving health equity for LGBTQ2S+ populations. CReSP – Centre de recherche en santé publique (University of Montreal) 2021.
Salway T (with Erika Muse, Matt Ashcroft, Nick Schiavo, and Wendy Vanderwal-Gritter). Ending, Healing, and Learning – The Current and Future State of SOGICE. CBRC Summit 2019.
Salway T. Syndemic service integration: How can sexual health clinics address population inequities in access to mental health services? Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance, Toronto, Ontario.