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  1. Editor's Message: LGBT

    [Visions Article]

    Welcome to the new Visions! Although the content and approach haven’t changed, we hope the new layout will make Visions easier to read and enjoy. The redesign is part of an overall refresh of the look and feel of materials produced by the BC Partners for ...

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  2. It’s All About ‘Asking the Right Questions’

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    Asking the Right Questions 2 (ARQ2) is both a highly successful assessment tool and a one-day training session. The assessment tool provides clinicians with a helpful guide for beginning discussions on sexual orientation and gender identity. It’s for use ...

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  3. LGBT Glossary

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    These are basic definitions, meant to briefly orientate readers to the terms. ...

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  4. Qmunity—BC’s Queer Resource Centre

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    Qmunity* has been serving lesbian-gay-bisexual-trans (LGBT)—or queer—folk and our allies for more than 30 years. Our programs and services help to enrich queer and other communities, advance the health and well-being of queer communities, and build capaci ...

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  5. Reducing Barriers

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    I’ve been giving awareness training on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities for Education Outreach Services at Qmunity, BC’s queer resource centre. I’ve led trainings for health care, social service and criminal justice workers, as we ...

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  6. Same But Different

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    Health professionals who work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients suggest that LGBT people use more of all substances than the general population.1-2 And, current research suggests that about 30% of the LGBT population abuse substan ...

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  7. Visions- LGBT

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    LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people often face prejudice, discrimination and isolation. Now imagine the doubly stigmatizing effect of being LGBT and having a mental illness or substance use problem. ...

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