This blog post from the National Center for Transgender Equality briefly outlines the particular risks for COVID-19 for transgender people, including stigma and discrimination, reluctancy to get help, access to health care barriers and existing health conditions.
Released in October 2020, this annual report of the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) of Canada reviews how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequities across the country. This year’s edition builds on the CPHO’s 2019 report, titled Addressing stigma towards a more inclusive health system.
These guidelines from the BC Centre for Disease Control provide guidance on using inclusive and non-stigmatizing language for COVID-19 written and digital communications.
This report from Trans Youth Canada summarizes the preliminary findings of three surveys about the impact of COVID19 on the healthcare, education, and community/social service needs of trans, Two-Spirit, and/or gender diverse youth (16-24) in Canada.
This report from Egale and Innovative Research Group presents the results of an online survey to assess the disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 on the financial, mental, physical, and social health of LGBTQI2S communities.
This webinar recording from the College of Family Physicians of Canada explores populations in Canada who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 due to structural inequities. These populations include Indigenous communities, those who are socially isolated, care home residents with disabilities and people who experience homelessness.
This commentary article from Brooke and Jackson reviews how COVID-19 carries increased health risks, negative consequences of social isolation and stigma associated with age for older adults.
This manuscript from Ayalon et al. explores the intersection of ageism with the COVID-19 pandemic response, including ethics of healthcare decision making and negative impacts of social isolation.
This policy brief from the World Health Organization describes the importance and impact of using a human rights framework for pandemic response to COVID-19.
This brief report from the Berkeley Media Studies Group offers guidelines and suggested public health actions to address discrimination and racism due to COVID-19.