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The Government of Canada announces $2.8 million to support 2SLGBTQI+ Mental Health

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  On May 1, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister […]

Watch, listen and read: FIFSW faculty offer a wealth of resources for those interested in learning more on World AIDS Day about the fight against HIV

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  December 1st is World AIDS Day — a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight […]

Meet the members of FIFSW’s CRUISElab!

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FIFSW’s CRUISElab is an interdisciplinary social work research lab that community-based research methods and principles to examine […]

The 2SHAWLS study foregrounds Indigenous knowledges and experiences to highlight the resilience of two-spirit men living long-term with HIV


On December 1, the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research published three articles and an essay introducing 2SHAWLS […]

FIFSW researchers spearhead a new interdisciplinary initiative to end AIDS

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  On World AIDS Day, December 1, faculty members from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work are […]

healthXaudio podcast interviews David Brennan about his HIV research and work to support the health of LGBT communities

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Professor David Brennan was a featured guest on healthXaudio, a podcast that aims to advance health literacy […]

Professor David Brennan’s research on blood donor screening policies offers alternatives

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“Bad blood: Breaking down Canadian Blood Services’ blood donation restrictions for sexually active gay men” is an […]

Q & A: Professor David J. Brennan explores the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ2+ community in Canada

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  Professor David J. Brennan has been working to better understand COVID-19’s impact on the LGBTQ2+ community. […]

When pandemics collide: FIFSW professors refocus on HIV in the COVID-19 era

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Amid singular attention to the COVID-19 emergency, three FIFSW professors are calling attention to the other major […]

Prof. David Brennan on the Scott Thompson Show, Global News

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Scott Thompson Show – with Anthony Urciuoli in for Scott –

Why are STI’s on the rise?

There’s been an alarming increase in the amount of STI’s found across Canada, including anew surge in Syphillis. What’s the cause and what can be done?

Professor Brennan’s interview is from approximately 1:15-15:50

Guest: David Brennan, Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

Also on the show:

A story had made rounds last month in regards to a “Gamer Girl” who streams herself playing video games. She decided to sell her bath water for $30. Anthony Ucriuoli wants to know why people are buying it!

Guest: Kristin Sunata Walker, CEO or everythingEHR and the MHNR Network, been working within the health care field for more than two decades. She started out in medical billing for an Urgent Care center in Southern California. Kristin is also the host of Mental Health News Radio.

Last night was the second half of the Democratic debate. Who actually came out on top? Who were surprise hits and who didn’t do too well?

Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Global News Correspondent based in Washington D.C.

The Surfer Bros are a (comedic) duo who attend municipal city council meetings, around California, pushing for controversial legislation. One of their latest battles is getting Nickelback diplomatic immunity in the U.S.

Chad Kroeger and JT, Surfer Bros