The Get REAL Movement advocates for inclusive healthcare for all people with their new short film and digital resource “The Clinic”.
The Get REAL Movement, a non-profit organization focused on combating 2SLGBTQ+ discrimination, racism and bullying in schools, summer camps and workplaces across Canada. This organization delivers anti-discrimination workshops to youth and adult audiences across Canada, as well as creates educational resources such as videos, in-school curriculum pieces, and webpages. Now, they are launching The Clinic, a short film advocating for inclusive healthcare for 2SLGBTQ+ patients.
According to a Canadian Community Health Survey, 45% of Transgender and Non-Binary people had an unmet healthcare need in the past year, compared to 4% of the general population. A 2019 House of Commons Report, it was concluded that LGBTQIA2 people in Canada experience worse health outcomes their cisgender, heterosexual counterparts.The Get REAL Movement is determined to change these statistics with the launch of The Clinic. The Clinic provides resources and tips for medical professionals wanting to make their offices and clinics more inclusive for 2SLGBTQ+ patients.
Launching during Transgender Awareness Week on November 15th, The Clinic will be available to access as an educational tool for health practitioners, as well as members and allies of the 2SLGBTQ+ community to aid in the fight for inclusive healthcare. The film can be viewed at www.theclinicfilm.ca.
You can also visit www.thegetrealmovement.com for more information.
Another film-related feature about the life of a transgender can be read about here to learn more about their experiences in this world.
Published by HOLR Magazine.