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Research On Transgender People and Sport

Vancouver Island University conducting a study entitled “Sex Segregation and the Participation of Transgender Adults in Recreational Sport”.

The study has been approved by the VIU’s Research Ethics Board. The purpose of the study is to: 1) determine how transgender adults’ participation in recreational sports in BC, Canada is informed by their experiences with the sex-based segregation structure in recreational sport; and 2) make recommendations for an enhanced and intentional transgender inclusive policy-related change in terms of the sex-based segregation structure in recreational sport in BC, Canada.

Contact: Tung Nguyen at sontung.nguyen@viu.ca

Author: Taysha Jarrett

Taysha Jarrett is the Community Engagement Advisor for Rebellious Unicorns and the Copy Editor for Kelowna.LGBT