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Reclaiming Our Two-Spirit Bodies: Working Towards Community Healing and Wellness in St. Louis

April 2016 | Matthew Frank - Past MSW Practicum Student with SAGE of PROMO Fund (formerly SAGE Metro St. Louis)

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All Native people are dealing with trauma from our communities past and present.

This qualitative, community-based research project involved individuals who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) & lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer - two-spirit (LGBTQ-TS) in the St. Louis area, exploring impact on this exerts on identity, health, wellness, and barriers to health care.


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