Online survey to inform our programming for GBT2Q guys!

  The Centre for Sexuality is seeking community feedback around the needs and experiences of gay, bisexual, transgender, two spirit, and queer guys (GBT2Q) who are into guys. We currently offer some services and programs for this community and want to ensure we are up to date on what the community needs are, and where there is room for growth. We will use the results of this assessment to inform future program changes and development. Your participation in the online … Continued

FOCUS GROUP to develop new workshop for health and social service providers

Participate in a focus group and contribute to the development of a new workshop for health and social service providers by the Canadian Public Health Association and Centre for Sexuality. We’d like to hear about your experiences accessing sexual health and harm reduction services in your community, and your ideas of how to prevent and respond to stigma and discrimination within health and social services. This includies stigma and discrimination related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (for example HIV, herpes, hepatitis C, chlamydia), and other … Continued

NEW Parenting Program launched with CIWA

The Centre for Sexuality and CIWA are working together on a new project titled “Healthy Relationships among Immigrant Families”. This project consists of topics related to healthy relationships, such as identity, values, communication, conflict, human rights, gender norms/stereotypes, dating, abuse/violence, advocacy, among others. There will be one program for parents and a separate program for youth between the ages of 14-19.  The series will consist of 6 sessions, approximately 1.5-2 hours each, and we are looking for individuals who can … Continued

7th Annual Pride Brunch for Camp fYrefly

  Join us for a spectacular brunch from the Hyatt, performances from Camp fYrefly youth, and much more. The event will be emcee’d by the amazing Mike Morrison from Mike’s Bloggity Blog. Treat your table to a bottle of champagne for mimosas and to help support the cause! Pre-order when you buy your tickets and have your bottle(s) chilled and waiting at your table when brunch begins. Bottles will also be available for purchase at the event. Saturday, August 31, 2019 … Continued

Get Tested At Least Once A Year

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights is currently running a national social marketing campaign, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, to increase STI testing among young people between the ages of 15 and 24. Why? STI testing rates are low, particularly among young people. Getting tested at least once a year is a great way to take care of our health. However, beyond yearly routine testing, there are other important moments when it is a good idea to visit our office … Continued

NEW Summer Program! ► Healthy Relationships for LGBTQ2S+ Youth

Check out this summer program for LGBTQ2S+ youth aged 14-20! The Healthy Relationships for LGBTQ2S+ Youth Program is a Fourth R small groups program to promote healthy relationships and positive mental health. Participants will get be able to choose 8 sessions from a list of 16 sessions, focusing on topics like relationships, coming out, identity, mental health and substance use. This program will run every Thursday from 5-7pm from July 11th to August 29th at the Centre for Sexuality. ► … Continued

STUDENT FOCUS GROUP: Sex Ed in Schools

  STUDENTS NEEDED!Focus Group for Youth 12-19 Come share your thoughts on Sex Ed and Teen Dating Information in schools!   What’s In it for you? $25.00 Prepaid VISA Snacks A Chance to use your voice about your education! When & Where? July 8, 2019 2:00-3:00pm The Centre For Sexuality 700-1509 Centre Street SW   ► To sign up, please contact Erin at ehenriksen@centreforsexuality.ca