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  1. Editor's Message: LGBT

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    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. We Are Family

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    Family are the first to notice. My first contact with the mental health system occurred one evening when a friend of my wife’s and mine—we’ll call her Linda—came over for dinner. Linda seemed a bit off. Anxious and awkward, she told us that people at her ...

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  3. LGBT People and Mental Health

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    Imagine knowing at a young age that you are different. Imagine that you see your difference contrasted everyday in the relationships you grow up around. Imagine that your peers hurl insults defining how you are different. Imagine that the social and cultu ...

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  4. 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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  5. Safe Spaces in BC’s Interior

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    Kari is Coordinator of Safe Spaces at Interior Community Services in Kamloops, where she brings her passion and creativity to supporting LGBT youth and their allies. Jenny is a Population Health Facilitator with the Interior Health Authority. She focuses ...

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  6. 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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  7. LGBT Glossary

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

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  8. LGBT Resources

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources. Additional resources are listed at the end of Visions articles. ...

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  9. 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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  10. My Body, My Story

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    A fat, gay man's story of embodiment Frank Colosimo Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 5 I have struggled with my body my entire life—mostly because I’ve been unhappy with it. I am finally at a better pla ...

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