Queer Care Kit is a project developed to translate academic research to the public on the mental health and well-being of LGBTQ2S+ communities with two main goals:
Empower LGBTQ2S+ people with knowledge about their communities
Increase capacity for LGBTQ2S+ informed health and mental health care among practitioners within Canada.
Want to contribute?
Did you recently come across or publish new research on LGBTQ2+ stress or wellbeing that you want to see featured on Queer Care Kit? Do you have any original brief reports, videos, or infographics that you'd like to share? If so, send us a blurb (or the visual) that describes the research, along with a citation! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Monica through www.monicaghabrial.com.
Natania Marcus (she/her), Ph.D. is a queer-identified psychologist who completed her Ph.D. in Clinical and Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto/ OISE. Natania's research focuses on improving mental health and sexual health in LGBTQ2S+ communities. Natania is also a clinical psychologist in Toronto, ON at Remedy and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health with a focus on trauma and LGBTQ2S+ communities.
Monica Ghabrial (she/her), Ph.D. is a social/health psychologist, currently working in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Western University on the topic of trans and non-binary health in Canada. She completed her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. As a queer, ethnoracial minority woman, Monica studies stress, resilience, and cardiovascular health among racialized LGBTQ2S+ through qualitative explorations, developing multi-axis psychological instruments, and examining the relationship between psychosocial variables and biomarkers of stress. Visit Monica's website at www.monicaghabrial.com
This project is funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)'s Institute of Gender and Health (IGH).