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At the Centre for Sexuality, we believe everyone has the right to good sexual health and good sexual health information. This is where you can find information about everything from your body, STIs and birth control, gender and sexuality, to aging and talking to your kids about sex.
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There are many birth control options, and conversations about birth control will look different for every person. People of all genders may need to use birth control to prevent pregnancy. There is no “best choice” that will be right for everyone. You have the right to decide what is best for you.
Consent represents someone’s willingness to participate, and helps us navigate our boundaries and the boundaries of the people we interact with. Talking about preferences and boundaries can help build intimacy and respect in healthy relationships. Learn more about consent here!
Couples experiencing infertility may feel various emotions, including sadness, frustration, and disappointment. It is important to know that you are not alone. One in six Canadian couples will experience infertility.
Parents – whatever your child’s age, gender, ability, sexual orientation, faith or culture – this page is for you. Becoming your children’s most trusted source of information about sexuality is easier than you think!
This section contains information about pregnancy, including how to test for pregnancy and your options if you are pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant and want to talk to someone about your options, we’re here to help.
Sexual violence is any form of unwanted touching including forced kissing, touching, groping, and sex. Learn more about what sexual violence is and how to find support.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Everyone needs to know about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). STIs are infections that can be passed between people through different types of sex. Here, you can learn more about STIs, protecting yourself, and getting tested.
Sexuality and Gender
Sexuality and gender are part of being human! You may hear new or different words and acronyms related to sexuality and wonder what they mean. Learn more about sexuality and gender here.
Sexuality and People With Disabilities
Regardless of the physical, mental or emotional challenges people with disabilities can face, every person needs love and intimacy, needs to know how to express and receive affection, and has the right to explore their sexuality.
Sexuality and Older Adults
Growing older doesn’t have to mean the end of someone’s sexual activity. People can have a healthy, enjoyable sex life at any age. Sex is an important part of emotional and physical health.
Your body is great just the way it is. Bodies come in all different sizes, shapes, colours, and abilities. In this section, learn more about your body—your anatomy, what to expect during puberty, pleasure, and health exams.