A trans-inclusive global health agenda
An exercise in centering trans and non-binary people.
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A.J. Lowik, PhD Candidate, Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia
A.J. Lowik is a PhD Candidate with the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at UBC. Their dissertation research focuses on trans people’s reproductive lives, health, and decision-making processes. They are a Graduate Academic Assistant at the BC Centre on Substance Use, where they conduct trans-inclusive substance use research, and ensure clinical policies and guidelines attend to trans lives. With the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity, they work as a Gender Equity Advisor and their current project aims to improve trans people’s experiences of primary and preventive health care in BC. They are also a sessional instructor at UBC, teaching Trans Studies and other courses on gender, sexuality, and intersectionality. They run an independent consultancy business, where they train everyone from abortion providers to yoga teachers on how to better serve trans and non-binary people. A.J. is a queer liberationist, an unapologetic feminist, and when they aren’t working, they can be found on the beach, knitting something, doing yoga, or petting cats.