A gift too hard to walk away from: The Sexual and Gender Diversity in Cancer Care Program
We know that a welcoming and affirming healthcare environment can make a difference to sexual and gender minority patients. There’s...Read More »
Meet our community partners!
As part of our mission to tackle inequities in cancer care for queer and trans folks we are always looking...Read More »
Our first fundraiser!
June is Pride month and today we're kicking off our first ever fundraiser! Queering Cancer is run by four...Read More »
LGBTQ2+ people affected by cancer face numerous challenges such as barriers to care, discrimination and poorer experiences with cancer services....Read More »
Our favourite queer breast cancer memoirs
May is "Get Caught Reading" month! What are you reading at the moment? While many things are similar, the emotional...Read More »
Trans day of visibility
March 31 is the International Day for Trans Visibility and the team here at Queering Cancer would like to acknowledge...Read More »
Our top 3 favourite trans awareness week resources
What is trans awareness week? Trans awareness week is a week long celebration of transgender people and an opportunity to learn...Read More »
Bring out the rainbow birthday cake!
Queering Cancer is one year old! It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year since we first...Read More »
Our final blog for Pride month is on creating welcoming inclusive healthcare spaces. Feeling welcomed and safe is important for...Read More »
Pride blog three focusses on the concept of community and its importance for LGBTQ2+ people with cancer. We are...Read More »
Blog two of our Pride series covers education. What are the needs of healthcare providers in caring for LGBTQ2+ patients? Every...Read More »
In blog one of our Pride series, we're talking about communication. This series was written to help healthcare providers improve the...Read More »
Rest in power
Remembering Mary Morgan: Radical, Fierce, and Bold
Our patient partner Mary Morgan died this week. Each one of the 80,000 cancer deaths in Canada each year is...Read More »
Transgender Day of Visibility
This post was written for International Trans Day of Visibility (March 31). TDoV is “dedicated to celebrating trans people and...Read More »
A brief history of medicine and the queer and trans community: LGBT+ History Month
As well as their own medical history, the queer or trans person with cancer brings a history of discrimination and...Read More »
Happy new year
New Year, New story!
Our brand new January story is written by Angie Beckles (they/them). Angie is a breast cancer survivor from the UK...Read More »
Our One Month-iversary!
It’s been a month since we launched Queering Cancer! We’ve been thrilled by the reaction from patients, healthcare professionals, and...Read More »
Announcing Queering Cancer
Amanda Bolderston, a researcher with the University of Alberta, talks with City News Edmonton about how LGBTQ2+ cancer patients are...Read More »