Congratulations to Sylvia Massinon, last fall’s winner of the Les McAfee Memorial Award at the University of Manitoba !! Sylvia is a queer settler in U of Manitoba’s Masters of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges program. Originally from rural MB, she now lives & works in Winnipeg. Her social work practice ranges from beingContinue reading “Congrats to Sylvia Massinon, the winner of the Les McAfee Memorial Award at UManitoba!”
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Congratulations to Dr. Shayne Reitmeier for winning the Les McAfee Memorial Award for 2016-2017 !!
Shayne graduated from medical school in May of 2017 and is presently enrolled in the Post-Graduate Medical Education Program at the University of Manitoba, in the Rural Family Medicine Stream. The research project for which he received this award was not a part of his formal studies, but instead developed after a variety of concernsContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr. Shayne Reitmeier for winning the Les McAfee Memorial Award for 2016-2017 !!”
Med Student Wins 2016 Lambda Award for Trans Health Care Research at U of Manitoba
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”
U of Manitoba award winner examines enforced gender identity norms on intersex people
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”