Accessing and navigating fitness spaces as a trans or nonbinary person can sometimes be challenging. This section gives tips and tools to help you have positive fitness experiences.
Information and Recommendations for Community Members
Are you interested in learning what you can do to make your gym a better place? Do you want to start going to a gym but feel intimidated or have had pretty negative experiences in the past? This guide can help!
In 2018, Edmonton Men’s Health Collective (EMHC) designed and delivered a community survey for 2SLGBTQ+ folks to better understand their fitness experiences, with a focus on what contributes to good or bad experiences in the gym, as well as what might prevent 2SLGBTQ+ folks from going to gyms or fitness spaces.
Click here to see the Community LGBTQ2S+ Fitness Accessibility Report.
Self Assessment Tool
This tool that was designed by the EMHC provides you with a checklist of things to look for when considering if a fitness space is accessible for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals, including those who might face additional access barriers.