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Demographics and Educational Experiences of Black 2SLGBTQI+ People in Canada

The article highlights the challenges faced by Black 2SLGBTQI+ communities in Canada, emphasizing the need for a federal 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan to address their specific health, economic, and social issues. Despite their significant contributions to building Canada, Black 2SLGBTQI+ individuals are not well-represented in research. They face discrimination, including higher rates of poverty, unemployment, and police discrimination compared to the general population. Moreover, intersectional discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, and gender identity presents additional barriers to education for this demographic, resulting in lower postsecondary graduation rates compared to their peers.

 

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