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How does sexual orientation interact with      ethnicity to affect health?
Mission Statement  “Our City of Colours is a grass-roots community based project that aims topromote the visibility of LGB...
Project Details• Who: Chinese, Punjabi,  Iranian, Korean• Where: Burnaby,  Coquitlam, New  Westminster, North  Vancouver, ...
Background• Understanding  immigrant attitudes• Cultural perceptions of  LGBTQ people• Lack of exposure to  LGBTQ content
Goals• Increase visibility• Initiate discussion• Promote awareness
Issues• Social pressure   – Conform to cultural     background   – Heteronormativity• Lack of knowledge   – Lack of positi...
Consequences• Isolation   –   Family support   –   Respective community   –   LGBTQ community   –   Self esteem• Not reach...
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ourcityofcolours@gmail.comfacebook.com/ourcityofcolours         Thank you!
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Darren Ho, "Our City of Colours: How does sexual orientation interact with ethnicity to affect health?"

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Darren Ho, "Our City of Colours: How does sexual orientation interact with ethnicity to affect health?"

  1. 1. How does sexual orientation interact with ethnicity to affect health?
  2. 2. Mission Statement “Our City of Colours is a grass-roots community based project that aims topromote the visibility of LGBTQ people of colour in a variety of linguistic and cultural communities across the Metro Vancouver region.”
  3. 3. Project Details• Who: Chinese, Punjabi, Iranian, Korean• Where: Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver• What: Posters
  4. 4. Background• Understanding immigrant attitudes• Cultural perceptions of LGBTQ people• Lack of exposure to LGBTQ content
  5. 5. Goals• Increase visibility• Initiate discussion• Promote awareness
  6. 6. Issues• Social pressure – Conform to cultural background – Heteronormativity• Lack of knowledge – Lack of positive image – Lack of positive role models
  7. 7. Consequences• Isolation – Family support – Respective community – LGBTQ community – Self esteem• Not reaching out to resources – Language barrier – Comfort level
  8. 8. Posters
  9. 9. Posters
  10. 10. ourcityofcolours@gmail.comfacebook.com/ourcityofcolours Thank you!

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