Dr. Ashley Brooks (Research Manager) is a social psychologist from London, UK, who is currently residing in Metro Vancouver in Beautiful British Columbia. He has been working with and on behalf of LGBTQ+ communities for 10 years in voluntary, professional, and scholarly capacities. For the past 2 and a half years, he has led Out On Campus at Simon Fraser University, where he worked directly with queer youth providing mental health support and community building; creating social, cultural, health, and educational programming; mentoring and supporting volunteers; and driving queer-focused EDI initiatives across SFU’s three campuses. He received his PhD in 2017 from Anglia Ruskin University, UK, and his research primarily focuses on issues of LGBTQ+ prejudice, discrimination, stigma, and microaggressions, with a growing interest in enabling factors that help queer youth survive and thrive. Ashley is currently on the editorial board of the journal, Psychology & Sexuality. In his volunteer work with the Community-Based Research Centre as part of their Investigaytors program, he has supported community-based research into queer health and PrEP access, and he is currently on the board of directors for Options for Sexual Health (formerly Planned Parenthood) supporting its sex-positive, trans-inclusive, choice-based mandate.