System Failure

Creating systemic change is never easy. But in a year like this one, where we’ve all been affected and need a break from being online... maybe it’s a system reboot that’s required.

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“The main thing that they focused on was [mindfulness] exercises ... I felt like my counsellor didn’t really want to get into a lot with me and didn’t really want to delve into the deeper stuff.”

I have come a long way since entering university. But this is only because of my own stubbornness and the support from people who made a difference by their own volition.

COVID-19 research curtailment has led to consequences for the personal well-being and productivity of graduate students. Trends in survey responses conducted for faculty, graduate students and individual departments showed that frequently reported symptoms of stress for researchers were general anxiety and decreased productivity.

Envision was the first job I got after changing my name and starting testosterone. I knew I could pass as cisgender for short periods, but I had no idea how to talk to cis men as a cis man.

"[Our insurance coverage is] more generous than a lot of health plans, but there’s a lot of room for improvement — especially around the areas of acknowledging that trans-care exists, other than just covering the medication for it.”

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