jpyne


Jake Pyne

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School of Social Work

Assistant Professor

Email: jpyne@yorku.ca

Degrees

PhD, McMaster University
MSW, Ryerson University
BSW , Ryerson University

Professional Leadership

2020 Research Prize from the Gender Identity Research and Education Society (UK).
Awarded for co-authored journal article in 2018 issue of International Journal of Transgender Health.

Bauer, G., Devor, A., heinz, m., Marshall, Z., Pullen Sansfaçon, A., Pyne, J, for the CPATH Research Committee. (2019). CPATH Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Transgender People & Communities. Canada: Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health.

Joint Position Statement on the Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth (2015) for the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) and the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE). Written by Jake Pyne and Nick Mulé.

Community Contributions

Yasmeen Persad, Tatiana Ferguson, Celeste Ali-Akow, Jake Pyne & Jill Andrews (2020, November 18). Forum on the Future of Trans Health Care in Ontario. Panel convened by the Ontario New Democrat Party.

Noah Adams, Bridget Liang & Jake Pyne (2019, November 2). Learning from Autistic Trans Community: Lessons in Ableism, Attitudes, and Allyship. Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference. Montreal, Quebec.

Jake Pyne, Elizabeth Saewyc, Tatiana Ferguson, Annie Pullen Sansfacon (2019, November). Trouble in the Affirming Model. Plenary Presentation at Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference. Montreal, Quebec.

Marcus McCann, Noah Sparrow, Andrea Luey, Jake Pyne & Amy Wah (2019, June 19). Transgender Youth and Inclusion: Sexual Health Education in Ontario. Law Society of Ontario.

Lauren Munro, Tobias Wiggins & Jake Pyne (2019, June 27). (Un)modified Bodies: A Roundtable Discussion on the Intersections Between Fat Studies and Trans Studies. International Weight Stigma Conference. London, ON.

Research Interests

, Transgender Studies, Critical Disability Studies / Critical Autism Studies, Fat Studies, Queer of Colour Critique
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Pyne, J. (in press). Life itself: Trans youth and the freedom they are owed. Growing Up During the “Trans Tipping Point”: An Intergenerational Dialogue Centering Trans Youth. Canadian Scholars Press.

2021

Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Winters, K., Feder, S., Holmes, C., Tosh, J., Sinnott, M., Jamieson, A. & Pickett, S. (2019). A critical commentary on follow-up studies and “desistance” theories about transgender and gender non-conforming children. In J. Watson & J. Veale (Eds.) Today’s transgender youth: Health, well-being, and opportunities for resilience (pp. 98-110). Routledge.

2019

Winters, K., Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Feder, S., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Sinnott, M., Pickett, S. & Tosh, J. (2019). Learning to listen to trans and gender diverse children: A response to Zucker (2018) and Steensma and Cohen-Kettenis (2018). In J. Watson & J. Veale (Eds.) Today’s transgender youth: Health, well-being, and opportunities for resilience (pp. 132-136). Routledge.

2019

Pyne, J., Bauer, G., Hammond, R. & Travers, R. (2017). Taking the pulse, making trans people count : Quantitative method as social justice strategy in the Trans PULSE project. In H. Parada & S. Wehbi (Eds.). Re-imagining anti-oppressive social work research (pp.3-15). Canadian Scholars Press.

2017

Pyne, J. (2016). Queer and trans collisions in the classroom : A call to throw open theoretical doors in social work education. In S. Hillock & N. Mule (Eds.). Queering social work education (pp.54-72). University of British Columbia Press.

2016

Pyne, J. (2015). Transfeminist theory and action: Trans women and the contested terrain of women’s services. In B. O’Neill, T. Swan & N. Mule (Eds.). LGBTQ People and Social Work: Intersectional Perspectives (pp.129-149). Toronto : Canadian Scholars Press.

2015

Pyne, J. (2014). Health and wellbeing among gender independent children: A critical review of the literature. In E. Meyer & A. Pullen Sansfaçon (Eds.) Supporting transgender and gender creative youth: Schools, families, and communities in action (pp. 26-40). Peter
Lang: New York.

2014

Scanlon, K., Pyne, J., Araya, D., Butler, A., Manalo, J., Ortigoza, E., Penate, J., Persad., Y. & Tokawa, K. (2014). Trans Access Project: Running the gauntlet. In D. Irving & R. Raj (Eds.) Trans activism in Canada: A reader (p.115-123). Canadian Scholars Press.

2014

Pyne, J. (2013). Complicating the truth of gender : Gender literacy and the possible worlds of trans parenting. In F. Green & M. Friedman (Eds.) Chasing rainbows: Exploring gender fluid parenting practices (pp. 127-144). Toronto : New Demeter Press.

2013

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Pyne, J. (forthcoming 2021). Autistic disruptions, trans temporalities: A narrative “trap door” in time. South Atlantic Quarterly, 120(2).

2021

Pyne, J. (2020). "Building a person": Legal and clinical personhood for autistic and trans children in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Law and Society, 35(2), 341-365.

2020

Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Winters, K., Feder, S., Holmes, C., Tosh, J., Sinnott, M., Jamieson, A. & Pickett, S. (2018). A critical commentary on follow-up studies and “desistance” theories about transgender and gender non-conforming children. International Journal of Transgenderism, 19(2), 212-224.

2018

Winters, K., Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Feder, S., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Sinnott, M., Pickett, S. & Tosh, J. (2018). Learning to listen to trans and gender diverse children: A response to Zucker (2018) and Steensma and Cohen-Kettenis (2018). International Journal of Transgenderism 19(2), 246-250.

2018

Temple-Newhook, J., Winters, K., Pyne, J., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Feder, S., Pickett, S. & Sinnott, M. (2018). Teach your parents and providers well: A call for re-focus on the health of trans and gender-diverse children. Canadian Family Physician, 64(1), 332-225

2018

Moffatt, K., Todd, S., Barnoff, L., Pyne, J., Parada, H., Panitch, M., Hunter-Young, N. (2018). Worry about professional education: Emotions in the context of neoliberal change in postsecondary education. Emotion, Space and Society, 26, 9-15.

2018

Pyne, J. (2017). Arresting Ashley X: Trans youth, puberty blockers and the question of whether time is on your side. Somatechics, 7(1), 95-123

2017

Pyne, J. (2016). Parenting is not a job…it’s a relationship: Recognition and relational knowledge among parents of gender non-conforming children. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 27(1), 21-48.

2016

Bauer, G., Scheim, A., Pyne, J., Travers, R., Hammond, R. (2015). Intervenable factors associated with suicide risk in transgender persons: A respondent-driven sampling study in Ontario, Canada. BMC Public Health, 15(525), 1-15.

2015

Pyne, J., Bauer, G. & Bradley, K. (2015). Transphobia and other stressors impacting trans parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 11(2), 107-126.

2015

Pyne, J. (2014). Gender Independent Kids: A paradigm shift in approaches to gender non-conforming children. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 23(1), 1-8.

2014

Pyne, J. (2014). The governance of gender non-conforming children: A dangerous enclosure. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 11, 79-96.

2014

Scheim, A., Jackson, R., James, E., Dopler, S., Pyne, J. & Bauer, G. (2013). Barriers to wellbeing for Aboriginal gender diverse people: Results from the Trans PULSE project in Ontario, Canada. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 6(4), 108-120.

2013

Travers, R., Pyne, J., Bauer, G., Munro, L., Giambrone, B.,Hammond, R. & Scanlon, K. (2013). Community control in CPBR: Lessons learned and questions asked from the Trans PULSE Project. Action Research, 11(4), 403-422.

2013

Bauer, G., Pyne, J., Francino, M. & Hammond, R. (2013). Suicidality among trans people in Ontario: Implications for social work and social justice. Service Social, 59(1), 35-62.

2013

Pyne, J. (2011). Unsuitable bodies: Trans people and cisnormativity in shelter services. Canadian Social Work Review. 28(1), 129-137.

2011

Collier, B., McGhie-Richmond, D., Odette, F., & Pyne, J. (2006). Reducing the risk of sexual abuse for people who use augmentative and alternative communication. AAC: Augmentative & Alternative Communication, 22(1), 62-75.

2006

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Saewyc, E., Pyne, J., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Travers, R., & Veale, J., (2017). Being Safe, Being Me in Ontario: Regional Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia.

2017

Scheim, A., Bauer, G., Pyne, J. (2014). Avoidance of public spaces by trans Ontarians: The impact of transphobia on daily life. Trans PULSE E-Bulletin. Vol 24(1).

2014

Travers, R., Bauer, G., Pyne, J., Bradley, K., Gale, L., Papadimitriou, M. (2012). Impacts of strong parental support for trans youth: A report prepared for Children’s Aid Society of Toronto and Delisle Youth Services. Trans PULSE.

2012

Pyne, J. (2012). Supporting gender independent children : A Rainbow Health Ontario fact sheet. Rainbow Health Ontario.

2012

Pyne, J. (2012). Transforming family : The struggles, strategies and strengths of trans parents. Sherbourne Health Centre.

2012

Bauer, G., Nussbaum, N., Travers, R., Munro, L., Pyne, J. & Redman, N. (2011). We’ve got work to do: Workplace discrimination and employment challenges for trans people in Ontario. Trans PULSE E-Bulletin. Vol 2(1).

2011

Denomme-Welch, S., Pyne, J., Scanlon, K. (2008). Invisible men: FTMs and homelessness in Toronto. Toronto: Wellesley Institute.

2008

Other

Publication
Year

Bauer, G., Devor, A., heinz, m., Marshall, Z., Pullen Sansfaçon, A., Pyne, J, for the CPATH Research Committee. (2019). CPATH Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Transgender People & Communities. Canada: Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health.

2019

Pyne, J. (2019, April 29). For trans people in Ontario, the sex-ed debate feels like it’s about something else. The Globe and Mail.

2019

Pyne, J. (2016, November 22). Gender ‘Pronoun Wars’ are about Freedom for sure, but not Free Speech. NOW Magazine.

2016

Pyne, J. (2015, December 17). Discredited treatment of trans kids at CAMH shouldn’t shock us. Toronto Star.

2015

Pyne, J. (2015, April 1). Is CAMH Trying to Turn Trans Kids Straight? NOW Magazine.

2015

CASWE-CASW (2015). Joint Position Statement on the Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth for the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) and the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE).

2015

Pyne, J. (2015, January 14). “Fix Society Please”: Final Words of Transgender Teen are a Wake-Up Call to Stop Fixing Trans Kids and Start Repairing their Broken Worlds. NOW Magazine.

2015

Degrees

PhD, McMaster University
MSW, Ryerson University
BSW , Ryerson University

Professional Leadership

2020 Research Prize from the Gender Identity Research and Education Society (UK).
Awarded for co-authored journal article in 2018 issue of International Journal of Transgender Health.

Bauer, G., Devor, A., heinz, m., Marshall, Z., Pullen Sansfaçon, A., Pyne, J, for the CPATH Research Committee. (2019). CPATH Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Transgender People & Communities. Canada: Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health.

Joint Position Statement on the Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth (2015) for the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) and the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE). Written by Jake Pyne and Nick Mulé.

Community Contributions

Yasmeen Persad, Tatiana Ferguson, Celeste Ali-Akow, Jake Pyne & Jill Andrews (2020, November 18). Forum on the Future of Trans Health Care in Ontario. Panel convened by the Ontario New Democrat Party.

Noah Adams, Bridget Liang & Jake Pyne (2019, November 2). Learning from Autistic Trans Community: Lessons in Ableism, Attitudes, and Allyship. Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference. Montreal, Quebec.

Jake Pyne, Elizabeth Saewyc, Tatiana Ferguson, Annie Pullen Sansfacon (2019, November). Trouble in the Affirming Model. Plenary Presentation at Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference. Montreal, Quebec.

Marcus McCann, Noah Sparrow, Andrea Luey, Jake Pyne & Amy Wah (2019, June 19). Transgender Youth and Inclusion: Sexual Health Education in Ontario. Law Society of Ontario.

Lauren Munro, Tobias Wiggins & Jake Pyne (2019, June 27). (Un)modified Bodies: A Roundtable Discussion on the Intersections Between Fat Studies and Trans Studies. International Weight Stigma Conference. London, ON.

Research Interests

, Transgender Studies, Critical Disability Studies / Critical Autism Studies, Fat Studies, Queer of Colour Critique

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Pyne, J. (in press). Life itself: Trans youth and the freedom they are owed. Growing Up During the “Trans Tipping Point”: An Intergenerational Dialogue Centering Trans Youth. Canadian Scholars Press.

2021

Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Winters, K., Feder, S., Holmes, C., Tosh, J., Sinnott, M., Jamieson, A. & Pickett, S. (2019). A critical commentary on follow-up studies and “desistance” theories about transgender and gender non-conforming children. In J. Watson & J. Veale (Eds.) Today’s transgender youth: Health, well-being, and opportunities for resilience (pp. 98-110). Routledge.

2019

Winters, K., Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Feder, S., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Sinnott, M., Pickett, S. & Tosh, J. (2019). Learning to listen to trans and gender diverse children: A response to Zucker (2018) and Steensma and Cohen-Kettenis (2018). In J. Watson & J. Veale (Eds.) Today’s transgender youth: Health, well-being, and opportunities for resilience (pp. 132-136). Routledge.

2019

Pyne, J., Bauer, G., Hammond, R. & Travers, R. (2017). Taking the pulse, making trans people count : Quantitative method as social justice strategy in the Trans PULSE project. In H. Parada & S. Wehbi (Eds.). Re-imagining anti-oppressive social work research (pp.3-15). Canadian Scholars Press.

2017

Pyne, J. (2016). Queer and trans collisions in the classroom : A call to throw open theoretical doors in social work education. In S. Hillock & N. Mule (Eds.). Queering social work education (pp.54-72). University of British Columbia Press.

2016

Pyne, J. (2015). Transfeminist theory and action: Trans women and the contested terrain of women’s services. In B. O’Neill, T. Swan & N. Mule (Eds.). LGBTQ People and Social Work: Intersectional Perspectives (pp.129-149). Toronto : Canadian Scholars Press.

2015

Pyne, J. (2014). Health and wellbeing among gender independent children: A critical review of the literature. In E. Meyer & A. Pullen Sansfaçon (Eds.) Supporting transgender and gender creative youth: Schools, families, and communities in action (pp. 26-40). Peter
Lang: New York.

2014

Scanlon, K., Pyne, J., Araya, D., Butler, A., Manalo, J., Ortigoza, E., Penate, J., Persad., Y. & Tokawa, K. (2014). Trans Access Project: Running the gauntlet. In D. Irving & R. Raj (Eds.) Trans activism in Canada: A reader (p.115-123). Canadian Scholars Press.

2014

Pyne, J. (2013). Complicating the truth of gender : Gender literacy and the possible worlds of trans parenting. In F. Green & M. Friedman (Eds.) Chasing rainbows: Exploring gender fluid parenting practices (pp. 127-144). Toronto : New Demeter Press.

2013

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Pyne, J. (forthcoming 2021). Autistic disruptions, trans temporalities: A narrative “trap door” in time. South Atlantic Quarterly, 120(2).

2021

Pyne, J. (2020). "Building a person": Legal and clinical personhood for autistic and trans children in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Law and Society, 35(2), 341-365.

2020

Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Winters, K., Feder, S., Holmes, C., Tosh, J., Sinnott, M., Jamieson, A. & Pickett, S. (2018). A critical commentary on follow-up studies and “desistance” theories about transgender and gender non-conforming children. International Journal of Transgenderism, 19(2), 212-224.

2018

Winters, K., Temple-Newhook, J., Pyne, J., Feder, S., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Sinnott, M., Pickett, S. & Tosh, J. (2018). Learning to listen to trans and gender diverse children: A response to Zucker (2018) and Steensma and Cohen-Kettenis (2018). International Journal of Transgenderism 19(2), 246-250.

2018

Temple-Newhook, J., Winters, K., Pyne, J., Jamieson, A., Holmes, C., Feder, S., Pickett, S. & Sinnott, M. (2018). Teach your parents and providers well: A call for re-focus on the health of trans and gender-diverse children. Canadian Family Physician, 64(1), 332-225

2018

Moffatt, K., Todd, S., Barnoff, L., Pyne, J., Parada, H., Panitch, M., Hunter-Young, N. (2018). Worry about professional education: Emotions in the context of neoliberal change in postsecondary education. Emotion, Space and Society, 26, 9-15.

2018

Pyne, J. (2017). Arresting Ashley X: Trans youth, puberty blockers and the question of whether time is on your side. Somatechics, 7(1), 95-123

2017

Pyne, J. (2016). Parenting is not a job…it’s a relationship: Recognition and relational knowledge among parents of gender non-conforming children. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 27(1), 21-48.

2016

Bauer, G., Scheim, A., Pyne, J., Travers, R., Hammond, R. (2015). Intervenable factors associated with suicide risk in transgender persons: A respondent-driven sampling study in Ontario, Canada. BMC Public Health, 15(525), 1-15.

2015

Pyne, J., Bauer, G. & Bradley, K. (2015). Transphobia and other stressors impacting trans parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 11(2), 107-126.

2015

Pyne, J. (2014). Gender Independent Kids: A paradigm shift in approaches to gender non-conforming children. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 23(1), 1-8.

2014

Pyne, J. (2014). The governance of gender non-conforming children: A dangerous enclosure. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 11, 79-96.

2014

Scheim, A., Jackson, R., James, E., Dopler, S., Pyne, J. & Bauer, G. (2013). Barriers to wellbeing for Aboriginal gender diverse people: Results from the Trans PULSE project in Ontario, Canada. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 6(4), 108-120.

2013

Travers, R., Pyne, J., Bauer, G., Munro, L., Giambrone, B.,Hammond, R. & Scanlon, K. (2013). Community control in CPBR: Lessons learned and questions asked from the Trans PULSE Project. Action Research, 11(4), 403-422.

2013

Bauer, G., Pyne, J., Francino, M. & Hammond, R. (2013). Suicidality among trans people in Ontario: Implications for social work and social justice. Service Social, 59(1), 35-62.

2013

Pyne, J. (2011). Unsuitable bodies: Trans people and cisnormativity in shelter services. Canadian Social Work Review. 28(1), 129-137.

2011

Collier, B., McGhie-Richmond, D., Odette, F., & Pyne, J. (2006). Reducing the risk of sexual abuse for people who use augmentative and alternative communication. AAC: Augmentative & Alternative Communication, 22(1), 62-75.

2006

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Saewyc, E., Pyne, J., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Travers, R., & Veale, J., (2017). Being Safe, Being Me in Ontario: Regional Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia.

2017

Scheim, A., Bauer, G., Pyne, J. (2014). Avoidance of public spaces by trans Ontarians: The impact of transphobia on daily life. Trans PULSE E-Bulletin. Vol 24(1).

2014

Travers, R., Bauer, G., Pyne, J., Bradley, K., Gale, L., Papadimitriou, M. (2012). Impacts of strong parental support for trans youth: A report prepared for Children’s Aid Society of Toronto and Delisle Youth Services. Trans PULSE.

2012

Pyne, J. (2012). Supporting gender independent children : A Rainbow Health Ontario fact sheet. Rainbow Health Ontario.

2012

Pyne, J. (2012). Transforming family : The struggles, strategies and strengths of trans parents. Sherbourne Health Centre.

2012

Bauer, G., Nussbaum, N., Travers, R., Munro, L., Pyne, J. & Redman, N. (2011). We’ve got work to do: Workplace discrimination and employment challenges for trans people in Ontario. Trans PULSE E-Bulletin. Vol 2(1).

2011

Denomme-Welch, S., Pyne, J., Scanlon, K. (2008). Invisible men: FTMs and homelessness in Toronto. Toronto: Wellesley Institute.

2008

Other

Publication
Year

Bauer, G., Devor, A., heinz, m., Marshall, Z., Pullen Sansfaçon, A., Pyne, J, for the CPATH Research Committee. (2019). CPATH Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Transgender People & Communities. Canada: Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health.

2019

Pyne, J. (2019, April 29). For trans people in Ontario, the sex-ed debate feels like it’s about something else. The Globe and Mail.

2019

Pyne, J. (2016, November 22). Gender ‘Pronoun Wars’ are about Freedom for sure, but not Free Speech. NOW Magazine.

2016

Pyne, J. (2015, December 17). Discredited treatment of trans kids at CAMH shouldn’t shock us. Toronto Star.

2015

Pyne, J. (2015, April 1). Is CAMH Trying to Turn Trans Kids Straight? NOW Magazine.

2015

CASWE-CASW (2015). Joint Position Statement on the Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth for the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) and the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE).

2015

Pyne, J. (2015, January 14). “Fix Society Please”: Final Words of Transgender Teen are a Wake-Up Call to Stop Fixing Trans Kids and Start Repairing their Broken Worlds. NOW Magazine.

2015