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Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Breast Health and Breast Cancer Project Resources Now Available Online

The full toolkit of resources produced by the "Making Us Visible: Promoting Access to Breast Health and Breast Cancer Services for Lesbian and Bisexual Women" project is now available online. The toolkit includes the following four resources:

  • A Tale of 5 Breast Health Events: A Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Breast Health Project, Our Stories and How To Do It Yourself (booklet, 66 pages, 8.26MB)
  • Making Breast Cancer Support Groups Work for Lesbian and Bisexual Women: Tips for Increasing Inclusivity (tip sheet, 2 pages, 305 KB)
  • Starting a Breast Cancer Support Group for Lesbian and Bisexual Women (tip sheet, 2 pages, 249 KB)
  • How to Train Service Providers on Working with Lesbian and Bisexual Women in the Area of Breast Health and Breast Cancer: Increasing Knowledge, Skills and Sensitivity (booklet, 32 pages, 1.6MB)

In addition, the popular brochure Busting Out - Breast Health for Lesbian and Bisexual Women continues to be available on the website.
 
Materials can be downloaded at http://www.sherbourne.on.ca/programs/programs-m.html.
 
A limited number of print copies of the toolkit resources are available to those who are unable to download the online versions. To request a print copy of any of the toolkit resources please contact Anna Travers at [email protected].
 
Making Us Visible was a partnership between Sherbourne Health Centre, Willow Breast Cancer Support and Resource Services, Gilda's Club Greater Toronto, Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto and the Ontario Breast Cancer Community Research Initiative. The project was made possible with the generous support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chapter.