Sloan (he/him) is a Psychology student at Concordia University. In September 2020, he was elected as secretary on the Aide aux Trans du Québec (ATQ)’s board of directors. He is passionate about research around trans* realities and community work. He is currently writing an undergraduate thesis on the effects of sexualized advertising on transgender men. In the community sector, he specializes in projects that support transgender immigrants and refugees.
Ash is the Partnerships Coordinator of the Trans Youth and Their Families Research Team and TransMontreal Coordinator. Ash uses the pronouns They/Them and neutral or inclusive language. They are committed and wants to make big systemic changes against transphobia with an intersectional and anti-oppressive approach. They are also on the Administrative Council of Espace LGBTQ +, and a member of the LGBTQ + Coalition of Engaged Youth in addition to being a social work student.
Tommly Planchat (he/him) is a research assistant for the Chair since 2021. He specialized in social psychology of health, with a particular interest in gender studies. He then worked as a project manager and facilitator with LGBTQI+ people, people with disabilities and more recently with adolescents. He was a clinical coordinator at a youth center, where he began training in inclusive and anti-oppressive professional practices.
Ré Poulin is graduating in law at the University of Montreal, holder of a certificate in criminology, he/they also work as a lawyer at Groupe Accès Justice. Ré is the research team research assistant; his/their main tasks are to synthesize recent publications for researchers and to vulgarize information.
Marie-Édith Vigneault has advocated for the respect of the rights and well-being of queer and trans* youth for more than ten years. She has been involved in the Research Chair since its beginnings. She is responsible for its scientific monitoring.