This resource page is for medical professionals in Saskatoon and Saskatchewan who are in need of educational resources on the queer community. If you are looking for queer-friendly doctors, clinics, or mental health professionals please check out The Q List.
There are a lot of terms and identities that are used within and for the queer community. Here's a list to help you figure them out!
At OUTSaskatoon we believe that Education is one of our greatest tools in working to eliminate homophobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and the many other issues that negatively affect the Queer community. Our education platform uses a variety of materials, activities, and styles in order to effectively engage with any audience. Whether you're looking for professional development training for your staff, a presentation for your elementary school class, or diversity training for a business that wants to become queer inclusive, we've for the right resources for you!
TransSask Support Services aims to identify, develop, and provide services and resources that meet the needs of trans-identified and sex or gender diverse people within Saskatchewan, as well as those who support them
A resource for people within the medical field who are looking to increase their knowledge and use of gender neutral language. By using gender neutral language we create spaces where everyone is equal and all people are treated with respect.
As an international multidisciplinary professional Association the mission of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is to promote evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health.
"We hope that this document will enable more primary care providers to be involved in the care of trans clients. It is a rewarding experience to assist someone with the integration of their gender identity, and we feel privileged to be a part our clients’ transitions. We wish to share this experience with other clinicians" - Sherbourne Health Centre
"We work to establish AMSA as a leader on issues affecting the health of women, intersex and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and support initiatives to improve policy at the institutional, local, state, and federal levels. We advocate for patients through curricular improvement, increased physician education, research and health-related resources. We support physicians-in-training by providing a safe and supportive environment, leadership development opportunities, and advocating for their rights."
Practice guidelines for endocrine treatment of transsexual persons.
Best Practices in Canadian Trans Healthcare
"Sherbourne Health Centre offers a wide range of primary healthcare programs and services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, intersex, queer or questioning individuals. Our goal is to provide dignified, non-judgmental services to help clients feel better, cope better with day-to-day challenges and address specific LGBT health issues."
*VCH is located within British Columbia where provincial care and coverage for Trans people does differ from Saskatchewan care and coverage. Trans Specialty Care services offer knowledgeable and specialized care to transgender and gender diverse persons who reside within the Vancouver Coastal Health region. We work in teams including nurses, counsellors, physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers. We are a consultation service and work in collaboration with your family doctor. If you do not have a family doctor (GP) or nurse practitioner (NP) we will consult with you on the best options for primary care.