Improving gender-affirming care across B.C.

Trans Care BC supports the delivery of equitable and accessible care, surgical planning, and peer and community support for trans people across the province.


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Introduction to Gender Diversity

More than 15,000 individuals across Canada at organizations such as Lifelabs, Nova Scotia Health & more have already completed Trans Care BC's Intro to Gender Diversity course.

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Journal Club

Starting January 2022, we will host a Journal Club on the third Thursday of the month, held in the same time block as the Mentorship Call (12:10pm - 1:00pm). Participants will be invited to read one or two selected articles in advance of the meeting, and the facilitator will guide the group through discussion, including critical analysis of strengths and limitations of studies. 

Learn more about Journal Club.  To register, email trans.edu@phsa.ca

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Summary of Recent Change to the Process of Changing Gender Designations on B.C. ID Documents

This change is an important step towards respecting the rights of Two-Spirit, trans and gender diverse people in B.C.  It will also make the application process easier for people by removing the barrier of needing to obtain confirmation from a physician or psychologist.

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Clinical Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Sharmeen MazaheriClinical Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Sharmeen Mazaherihttp://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/events/clinical-mentor-spotlight-dr-sharmeen-mazaheri2022-02-03T20:10:00Z2022-02-03T21:00:00Z

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Changing Gender Designations on BC ID DocumentsChanging Gender Designations on BC ID Documentshttp://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/news-stories/2022/bc-id-change2022-01-20T08:00:00Z
Over 15,000 individuals across Canada learn the basics of gender diversityOver 15,000 individuals across Canada learn the basics of gender diversityCreated and stewarded by Trans Care BC, an introductory course designed to raise awareness about gender diversity has quickly become an essential learning tool for thousands of learners in various career fields across Canada.http://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/news-stories/2022/over-15-000-individuals-across-canada-learn-the-basics-of-gender-diversity2022-01-12T08:00:00Z
Finding her voice: “Voice is a big part of my transition journey.”Finding her voice: “Voice is a big part of my transition journey.”People may realize they are transgender at any point in their life. In honour of Transgender Awareness Week (Nov. 13 – 19), Lindsey McEwan shares the pivotal role Trans Care BC’s Changing Keys program played in her journey beginning at age 53.http://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/news-stories/2021/changing-keys22021-11-16T08:00:00Z
BC Vaccine CardBC Vaccine Cardhttp://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/news-stories/2021/bc-vaccine-card2021-09-23T07:00:00Z
Progress through a pandemic: Highlighting the past year’s accomplishments at Trans Care BCProgress through a pandemic: Highlighting the past year’s accomplishments at Trans Care BCFrom online trainings and resources, to peer projects and surgical care, this year’s program update outlines the many ways we've been working to pivot care and supports through a global pandemic, and bring gender-affirming care closer to home.http://www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/about/news-stories/2021/highlights-from-2020-212021-06-14T07:00:00Z

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