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August PRICK! events

With August comes Pride...and more PRICK! events. There are 2 events happening this August to complement Okanagan Pride Week.

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all guys who like guys...

July PRICK! events

PRICK!

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’

Thursday July 13th – Kelowna

Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 - 285 Aurora...

Together Alone in Vancouver

Join a conversation about loneliness in queer men, hosted by UBC Men's Health Research.

When: Thursday, June 8
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM Pacific time
Where: 1216 Bute...

June PRICK! events

PRICK! is a confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for guys who like guys in the BC Interior.

The next PRICK! event is Penticton on June 22nd.

PRICK! in PENTICTON:

Thursday,...

May PRICK! Events

PRICK! is a confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for guys who like guys in the BC Interior.

There are two PRICK! events planned for May - one event in PENTICTON and one event in KELOWNA.

PRICK! in...

April PRICK! Events

PRICK! is a confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for guys who like guys in the BC Interior.

There are three PRICK! events planned for April. Check back soon for more information on when and where.

The next...

GUYthering in Kelowna

For guys who like guys in the BC interior...register to join a great event in April, sponsored by the Men's Health Initiative!

WHO:The Men’s Health Initiative and guys-who-like-guys from through-out the BC...

Get PRICK! (ed) next week

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’ The next PRICK! event will be held on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 in Kelowna.

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Let's talk about sex!

Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for some STI education at their fundraiser in Vancouver's West End. Enjoy a smorgasbord of harm reduction items for folks to build an...

Sex Now - what did we learn?

Sex Now is a national survey of gay and bi guys exploring many health topics including: sexual health, healthcare access, social media use and even building the man of your dreams. Over 8,200 people answered the latest survey and the...

Queer Competency Training with Qmunity

Qmunity is offering an ideal professional development opportunity for service providers, business people and community members to develop their skills in LGBTQ-inclusion:

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New online HIV support group in BC

Positive Living BC has launched a new online video support group called Online Connec+ for people...

HIM opens in Abbotsford June 1st!

Book your appointments today!

The Health Initiative for Men is pleased to announce the opening of their fifth health centre, HIM in Abbotsford, on...

HIV Care Registry: New Features, More Listings

To better serve people living with HIV in BC, and to help them connect with health care, Positive Living BC has re-launched its...

You asked us...

One of the most frequently asked questions on SmartSexResource is “What are the risks related to oral sex?”

HIV is not passed to the person receiving...

May is National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Month

Estimated infection rates for hepatitis C are higher among Inuit and First Nations (1% to 18%) compared to other Canadians (0.5% to 2%).

The...

I Heart My Chest - for Trans Folk

Qmunity, BC’s queer resource centre, is offering a series of FREE workshops on upper body health for trans* people. 

The workshops start on November 30...

Syphilis still on the rise: get tested!

While there is a lot of focus on getting tested for HIV, people may not be regularly tested for all STIs, including syphilis.

In 2012, BC experienced...

Gay Poz Sex – a safe space for sex talk

Calling HIV positive gay and bisexual guys!  Are you interested in participating in a new program at Positive Living BC?

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Study looks at new test for acute HIV infection

A study done by the BC Centre for Disease Control has been in the news recently. 

The study looked at acute HIV infection in gay men to see if a new testing method, combined with social marketing campaigns to promote the test,...