Congratulations to Marina Rountree-James, a third year medical student at the University of Manitoba, who is working on trans health needs in Winnipeg. Marina is the latest winner of our Les McAfee Award. Before she entered medical school, she worked as a health educator on topics that included body image, sexual and reproductive health, diversityContinue reading “Med Student Wins 2016 Lambda Award for Trans Health Care Research at U of Manitoba”
We are pleased to announced that Ellis Hofmann is the latest recipient of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Awardat Gulf Islands Secondary School on Salt Spring Island, BC. Ellis’ award-winning essay describes his experience helping a friend deal with transphobia in ways that benefitted them both. For more details, see our west coast news link (below). Congratulations, Ellis!
Madeleine Stanley, the most recent co-winner of the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship at the University of Victoria, is devoted to developing more diverse literature, especially for young people. Madeleine writes: “I’m in my third year in the University of Victoria’s writing department and I’m on a mission to bring diverse writing to the world. TheContinue reading “Madeleine Stanley, UVic Winner, Developing Diverse YA Literature”
Congratulations to Anne-Sophie Ruest-Paquette from the University of Ottawa, who’s our most recent Lambda winner! Anne-Sophie détient un baccalauréat en spécialisation musique et concentration théâtre ainsi qu’une maîtrise en éducation de l’Université d’Ottawa. Elle complète présentement un doctorat en cotutelle avec la Faculté d’éducation de l’Université d’Ottawa (sous la supervision de Nicholas Ng-A-Fook) et l’ÉcoleContinue reading “Congratulations to Anne-Sophie Ruest-Paquette, University of Ottawa”
Congratulations to Tara Chanady, a 2nd year PhD student in Communication at Université de Montreal, for winning the Foundation Lambda Bursary! “Under the direction of Professor Julianne Pidduck, my research focuses on how the changing media landscape comes into play in the definition, expression and performance of lesbian identities in Montreal. With the increase ofContinue reading “Congratulations to Tara Chanady, Université de Montreal”
Two PhD students are sharing our newly named Gary Sealey Friends of Lambda Award for their innovative and bold research. They are Melanie Rickert in Anthropology and Charlotte Hoelke in Canadian Studies. It is the first time the Lambda award at Carleton has been presented under its new name. Melanie won the Lambda Award at Carleton a couple of years agoContinue reading “Co-Winners at Carleton Share the Gary Sealey Friends of Lambda Award”
The first recipient of the Grant Halle Lambda Foundation Award at Laurentian is Kirby Johnson, a second year Masters student in the Human Kinetics program who focuses on sports, including media coverage. He was particularly interested in the impact of Russia’s antigay law on all the LGBT people who performed at, or attended, the Sochi Olympics. KirbyContinue reading “Congratulations to Kirby Johnson, Laurentian University”
Congratulations to Katelyn Dykstra Dykerman, a second-year PhD student in the Department of English, Film, and Theatre at The University of Manitoba and the current winner of Lambda’s Les McAfee Memorial Award. She tells us: “My current research engages questions regarding the eugenic treatment of LGBTI+ peoples but instead of focusing on historical eugenics, as IContinue reading “U of Manitoba award winner examines enforced gender identity norms on intersex people”