Recent CBRC Stories

Feature Article By Jonathan Bacon | January 7, 2017

When I was in high school, I made a deliberate effort to keep my wrists stiff so that nothing about my body language would “look gay.” In gym or between classes, limp wrists were something to be avoided at all costs if I didn’t want others to stare or laugh at me. Looking back, I find it absurd...

Feature Article By Terry Trussler | November 30, 2016

Gay Generations: Why our history matters

Sex Now 2015 was an unprecedented opportunity to learn more from gay and bisexual men about what has shaped their health over a lifetime. The CBRC’s eighth periodic survey (third national) reflects the life experiences of 8000...

Blog: Under the Lens By Sarah Chown | November 8, 2016

Health and social inequities along lines of race abound in British Columbia and throughout Canada. These inequities show up both in the general population, as well as LGBTQ+ communities. In addition to these patterns of racial inequities shown in epidemiological data, qualitative research and...

Feature Article By Zach Harcourt | October 15, 2016

“Isiah, how do I look?” I ask nervously.

“Come again?” he responds, visibly confused.

“You know,” I begin. “Can you tell—can you tell that I’m homeless?”

“Zach,” he says flatly, “you look like every other student on campus.”

Oh, thank God, I say to myself....

Feature Article By Brook Biggin | September 6, 2016
Blog: Under the Lens By Sarah Chown | August 22, 2016
Feature Article By Jean Baptiste Henry | July 12, 2016