29 June 2016

NOW Magazine named Jake Pyne, 2014 Trudeau scholar, advocate and researcher in Toronto's transgender community for many years, one of the six Toronto’s queer heroes this year. Here is what they say :

Through his work with Trans PULSE and Rainbow Health Ontario, as well as various newspaper op-eds, he has advanced our understanding of how medicine and psychiatry can support trans youth and their parents. His research has been crucial in redefining the complicated relationships between medical institutions and vulnerable individuals.”

Jake Pyne is a doctoral candidate in social work and gender studies at McMaster University. He is seeking to establish innovative ways to accompany the parents, caregivers, and health providers of transgender youth during their gender transition.

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Jake Pyne

Jake is seeking to establish innovative ways to accompany the parents, caregivers, and health providers of transgender youth during their gender transition.

2014 Scholars