Halifax Pride 2021

Breaking Barriers: The fight against 2SLGBTQ+ health disparities in Nova Scotia

Join the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) for an hour of virtual education, awareness, and advocacy as we discuss some of the health disparities faced by the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and what is happening locally to overcome them.

Rewatch the event HERE.

The Webinar Featured: 

  • Dr. Matthew Numer, discussing his work at the Dalhousie SHaG lab, an umbrella under which Dr. Numer and associated students research LGBTQ health, sexualized violence, Indigenous boys and men's health, and e-learning.
  • Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, discussing her work as Principal Investigator of #GotBlood2Give / #DuSangÀDonner , a research project that seeks to identify the barriers Black gay, bisexual, and trans men encounter with donating blood and also analyses how anti-black racism, colonialism, and sexual exceptionalism shapes the blood system in Canada.