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Published on 2012-09-22 and tagged for Canada

Open Letter to the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS): Trans people and accountability

From: Nora Butler Burke, Zack Marshall and Viviane Namaste

We are writing this open letter to the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), as activists and researchers involved in the work of HIV prevention and services with regards to trans people in Canada.  In so doing, we wish to express our profound dissatisfaction with how CAS engages in its work.  In particular, we feel based on our dealings with CAS that it offers little meaningful consultation with the communities it is supposed to serve, and that CAS refuses to be accountable to its communities and their real needs.

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