CIHR CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE Trans: A new image in society

Trans: A new image in society, on Wednesday, June 4 at 6 p.m.

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posterThe Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) invites you to its upcoming Café scientifique entitled:

Trans: A new image in society, on Wednesday, June 4 at 6 p.m. in the relaxed atmosphere of the café at the Monument National on 1182 St Laurent Boulevard, Montreal.

This event is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and organized by Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy and Dr. Bertrand Lebouché from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

This discussion between the general public and a panel comprised of key players involved with the transgender community in Montreal, will aim to demystify what gender variance is, break down societal preconceptions, inform us about latest research, and identify daily challenges for people with gender variance and their families.

The discussion will be moderated by Dominique Forget, science journalist at Québec Science.

Our panel:

GABRIELLE BOUCHARD                     

 Peer support and Trans advocacy Coordinator, Centre for Gender Advocacy
   
DR PIERRE BRASSARD Director of the Centre Métropolitain de Chirurgie Plastique
   
DR PIERRE CÔTÉ Family physician at the Clinique médicale du Quartier latin
   
DR SHUVO GHOSH Director of the Gender Variance Program at the Montreal Children’s Hospital at the MUHC
   
SOPHIE LABELLE Author and volunteer for Gender Creative Kids Canada
   
FRANÇOISE SUSSET Clinical psychologist and co-founder of the Institute for Sexual Minority Health

The event is open to people from all walks of life and all generations, from any sexual orientation and gender identity. Our wish is to have an open dialogue and break down taboos. Come one, come all!

FREE ENTRANCE & SNACKS and BEVERAGES SERVED

For more information please contact: cafe [dot] scientifique [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-843-1560