ODLAN in the Media

YWCA Canada

We Can’t Stop All the Bigots and Trolls: Protecting 2SLGBTQIA+ organizations from Online Hate

The COVID-19 pandemic moved much of our everyday lives online. Everything from healthcare to education to entertainment to socializing now operated through a screen and we continue to operate in a heavily digitized world. Many 2SLGBTQIA+ organizations moved their services online at this time and while internet-based programming comes with many advantages for accessibility and visibility, there are still many risks for queer communities online. 

Toronto Star

Toronto seniors get help bridging the digital divide

“Seniors experience technophobia” and it’s worse for queer seniors and those in long-term care.

York University

York graduate students receive grant to curate digital literacy resources for queer seniors

Two York graduate students are leading a new project that aims to improve access to digital resources to better serve 2SLGBTQIA+ seniors in Canada.

Spotify Podcast – Sexuality Studies Spotlight

From Undergrad to Ph.D.: Sexuality Studies Research and Community work with 2S-LGBTQ+ Older Adults with Stephanie Jonsson and Keely O'Brien S2Ep5

In this week’s episode, Keely is joined by Stephanie Jonsson, a former sexuality studies undergraduate and current Ph.D Candidate in the York Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies Department. They chat about Steph’s experience at York and her research with 2S-LGBTQ+ older adults and their experiences with remote services during the pandemic. They also discuss Steph’s work founding the Ontario Digital Literacy and Access Network (ODLAN).

York University

LA&PS PhD Candidate Stephanie Jonsson: The Ontario Digital Literacy and Access Network (ODLAN)

Stephanie Jonsson is a PhD Candidate in Gender, Feminist, and Women’s studies at York University, where her research focuses on the intersections of aging, queerness, and new technologies.