A Panel Discussion About Creating Trans and Queer Safe Spaces in Health Care

May 11, 2022, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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Join us for a panel event that is co-hosted by RNAO Lambton Chapter and Diversity Ed in Sarnia.

We will be discussing how we can work together to create safer spaces for the 2SLGBTQ+ population in health care.

Please submit any questions you would like answered during the discussion by emailing prior to the event on May 11.


Laura is an RN working in acute medicine and identifies as queer. She is continuing her education this fall as a graduate student with aspirations of creating change in nursing education.

Sharon is a queer nurse with experience in mental health and emergency medicine. She created and implemented a reference guide for queer health in two hospitals, in hopes to help make the healthcare system more inclusive.

Dillon is a Practical Nursing Student at Lambton College by day, and a Southwestern Ontario Drag performer by night! With the goal to eventually work in pediatrics, he also wants to find a way to improve overall patient care and bring some cheer with his creative expressions!

Crystal is an Indigiqueer/ Non-Binary Person and has been in leadership roles within multiple gender and sexual diverse organizations across Ontario. Crystal has a history of both community and political based advocacy for over 15+ years. Crystal has worked as an educator and frontline worker within diverse sectors.

Panel will be moderated by Rachel Elliott, past president of RNAO's Lambton Chapter.