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Here you will be able to find research programs that the Red Deer Queer Community Association has agreed to support from across Canada that benefit the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community. 

If you are a researcher and would like to extend an inquiry to RDQCA about being a part of your study, please contact us at

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Seeking members of the Muslim 2SLGBTQIA+ Community

Looking for abstracts written by members of the community that deal with their personal experiences in the community.

Rahim Thawer MSW, RSW
Affective Consulting & Psychotherapy Services

Submissions can include a range of topics that engage with Muslim religious and cultural practices,
communities, rituals, values, and languages that inform, influence, or impact your mental health.

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This study has been approved by the University of Calgary Conjoint Faculties Research Ethics Board (REB20-0718)

Seeking participants for a research study on binge eating and personality traits in men and gender-diverse people

Cynthia Gan (Student Researcher) 
Dr Kristin von Ranson

Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary

Despite prevailing stereotypes, men have similar rates of some eating disorders compared to women, and transgender and gender-diverse people have higher rates of eating disorders compared to the cisgender population.


To participate, people must:

  • Identify as male OR trans/gender-diverse people (transmasculine or transfeminine, non-binary, two-spirit, or with other gender identities)

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Either currently experience recurrent out-of-control eating OR have no history of an eating disorder

Participation will take approx. 2 hours and will enter you to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

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