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Episode 19: QUEERFLEX ft. Kyle Fairall, Founder

How do we define wellness? It means whatever it means to YOU. Today, we chat with Kyle Fairell (they/them) founder of QUEERFLEX about how they address LGBTQIA2S+ fitness accessibility in Edmonton, Canada through queer-centred personal and group training, public education, and direct advocacy in the broader community. 

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Episode 18: The Q Card Project ft.Genya Shimkin, MPH

According to the Williams Institute at UCLA, “heightened exposure to bullying and harassment by sexual and gender minority youth is associated with increased risk of absenteeism, lower GPAs, school discipline and decreased rates of college or other post-high school plans. It is also associated with increased odds of negative health outcomes and risky behaviors,

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Episode 9: The Importance of the Pin ft. Cassidy Bommer, M4, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Have you ever contemplated coming out to your provider because of fear or stigma? Are you sick of being asked “Do you have sex with men, women, or both?” Do colleagues ask you about your engagement ring and assume your partner’s gender? These are scenarios that LGBTQI and nonbinary individuals deal with on a regular basis both as patients, providers, and medical trainees. Today, we speak to Cassidy Bommer, a fourth year medical student and…

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Episode 8: A Special Interview with the Co-Editors of Headcase: LGBTQ Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness

A special episode of Queer MEDucation featuring co-editors of the recently published book Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness. We speak with Stephanie Schoeder and Teresa Theophano about how this concept came to fruition and the importance of documenting personal accounts of LGBTQI and nonbinary mental health challenges.

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