Jun 20, 2024
From 12 PM to 1 PM

Location 110, avenue des Pins OuestMontréal, QC, H2W 1R7Canada
ContactMariana Correro
Health Ethics Conference

Zena Sharman

Zena Sharman

LGBTQ+ Health Care Praxis: Building More Equitable and Just Futures Today

Zena Sharman

This conference is part of the Montréal Health Ethics Lecture Series 2024. It will be presented in English.

To attend this Zoom event, please register by following this link.

To see past conferences: YouTube channel of the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit.

Summary of the presentation:
How might we build more equitable and just futures for LGBTQ+ people and communities, and what does health care have to do with it? This talk explores the connections between care ethics, care practices, organizational cultures, and praxis—that is, the practical application of theories in our work—in the context of LGBTQ+ health care. Informed by historical and contemporary examples, it offers opportunities for solidarity and collective resistance among patients and providers working together to dismantle and transform unjust systems.

Zena Sharman, PhD is a writer and consultant whose body of work pivots around the questions “How do we create change?” and “How do we care for each other?” She’s the author of three books, including The Care We Dream Of: Liberatory and Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2021) and the Lambda Literary award-winning anthology The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016). Her next book, a memoir, is forthcoming from Arsenal Pulp Press in 2025. She’s an engaging speaker who regularly gives virtual and in-person talks and workshops to audiences across North America. You can learn more about Zena and her work at https://zenasharman.com/


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