Hamilton Trans Health Coalition

We are a non-profit coalition of health care providers, advocates, and community members working to increase the capacity of health systems in Hamilton, Ontario to meet the needs of trans, gender-diverse, and non-binary people.

We invite you to learn more, support our work, join us, provide gender-affirming care, expand gender-affirming care in your practice or organization, and advocate for access to gender-affirming care in your community.

News

TDOV is dedicated to celebrating transgender people. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of their contributions to society and the discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. If you’re looking for ways to mark TDOV today, consider these 10 things you can do Transgender Day of Visibility from Trans Student Educational Resources.
On #WorldCancerDay we’re excited to launch #TransPap101 a #meded video on providing safe(er) cervical cancer screening for #trans patients. Watch the video here. Congratulations @healthinthehmmr @heykatbutler @BirthControlDoc @JProfetto @RobinLennox @colekgately @alicemccavanagh & more!
The conference was cancelled in response to COVID-2019.

Program Spotlight

Kyle’s Place is a trans and non-binary prioritized space that is committed to fostering community, solidarity, support, advocacy and access to resources, particularly for community members who are marginalized due to race, class, age, mental health and abilities. Kyle’s Place uses a peer/mutual aid model and values the knowledge gained from lived experience. Kyle’s Place […]
CampOUT is a new LGBTQ2S+ youth camp running for a week this summer (Aug 23 to 28) at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp in Sauble Beach. Please forward this opportunity to other QT contacts you might have.
Summer camp specifically for LGBTQ2S+ kids and kids in LGBTQ2S+ families ages 6-12. An active, fun, and safe environment, allowing campers to build relationships with each other while enjoying traditional summer camp activities.

For HCPs

On #WorldCancerDay we’re excited to launch #TransPap101 a #meded video on providing safe(er) cervical cancer screening for #trans patients. Watch the video here. Congratulations @healthinthehmmr @heykatbutler @BirthControlDoc @JProfetto @RobinLennox @colekgately @alicemccavanagh & more!
The best way to be an ally is to listen with an open mind to transgender people speaking for themselves. Talk to transgender people in your community. Check out books, films, YouTube channels, and trans blogs to find out more about transgender people and the issues people within the community face. from Tips for Allies […]
Learn more about the coalition by joining one of our monthly meetings. Get in touch. It’s easy to become a member, and we have types of membership that acknowledge our different capacities to engage on the issue of trans health: Corresponding members are connected to the coalition through email, receiving information about resources that help […]

Events

Cooking & community for all ages at Compass Community Health, 438 Hughson St. N. January 20th, 5:00pm to 7:30pmFebruary 24th, 5:00pm to 7:30pm March 16th, 5:00pm to 7:30pm April 20th, 5:00pm to 7:30pm
During the summer of 2018, SAFETY (Support and Education for Trans Youth) conducted an independent survey of youth and families’ experiences accessing care at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s gender diversity clinic. Kaeden Sebrun, co-founder and organizer of SAFETY, will present the process and findings of SAFETY’s research and what it means for trans […]
TransForm Pop Up Shop: Gaffs, binders, packers, harnesses, breastforms, swimshirts and STPS. January 19th, 2020 from 6:30 to 8pm at 370 Main St E, Unit 105.
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