Experiences around mental health and sexual health are unique to each person, and how mental health interacts with a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity is just as individualized. The resources found in this section speak to the diversity of the LGBTQ2+ community and their experiences around mental health, including the impact of marginalization and oppression faced by its members.
|7 Microaggressions Trans People Face in Health and Mental Healthcare Settings||Articles||Trans experiences in healthcare||2018||Jesse Khan (The Body is Not an Apology)|
|Trans People, Trauma, and Dissociative Identities||First-person pieces||Trauma and Dissociative Identities||2018||Elliott DeLine (The Body is Not an Apology)|
|Sexual Minorities Would Benefit if STI Clinics Offered Mental Health Services||Article||Healthcare systems||2019||Laura Sciarpelletti (The Globe and Mail)|
|LGBTQ2S+ Youth Shaming and Bullying Pamphlet||Info sheets and pamphlets||LGBTQ2S+ Youth and violence||2019||Cape Breton Centre for Sexual Health|
|Bisexual Women and Mental Health: You must be this queer to enter||First-person pieces||Biphobia and mental health||2018||Ruby Mountford (Archer Magazine)|
|Sexual abuse against gay and bi men brings unique stigma and harm||Articles||Sexual abuse and queer men||2019||Joan M. Cook & Amy Ellis (The Conversation)|
|Gay Men's Obsession with Masculinity is Hurting Their Mental Health||Articles||Queer men and mental health||2019||Gabriel Arana (them.)|