Food insecurity during COVID-19: 2SLGBTQ+ people talk about challenges and support – MSVU

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Food insecurity during COVID-19: 2SLGBTQ+ people talk about challenges and support – MSVU

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202238 Views

Many people grow up without enough food to eat, even within Canada; a G7 country with one of the world’s most advanced economies. The Government of Canada defines food insecurity as the “inability to acquire or consume” a diet that is adequate in quality and quantity, or “the uncertainty that one will be able to do so.”

Living with food insecurity negatively impacts both mental health and diet-related chronic disease.

A social justice issue

Food insecurity is a social justice issue. It is intimately tied to the social determinants of health, including income, employment and working conditions, education, gender and racism. This places people who are part of historically marginalized groups at greater risk of food insecurity. This includes Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and other sexually and gender diverse (2SLGBTQ+) groups.

Read More: https://www.msvu.ca/food-insecurity-during-covid-19-2slgbtq-people-talk-about-challenges-and-support/

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