Let's be honest: we've got sex on the brain. At HIM, we think that an active sex life is a big part of healthy living. Whether you're having sex with a partner, with a friend or by yourself, this section provides resources, articles and information about how you can maintain a fulfilling and healthy sex life. For clinic locations and hours, click here.
While a lot of emphasis goes into getting tested for HIV, people may not be routinely tested for all STIs including Syphilis.
In the discussion around gay men's health, a lot of time is devoted to telling guys where they can and can't stick their dicks.
The HIM Sexual Health Clinics willl be closed on Good Friday (April 6th) and Easter Monday (April 9th). The HIM Sexual Health Centre on Davie will be open during its regular hours (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) on Saturday (April 7th).
Want to get a STI or HIV test…?
Everyone has limits, and just because you may not have found them yet, doesn't mean that you should be reckless
With the resources for sexual health on the internet being numerous, its hard to know where to go.
This summer HIM committed to educating gay guys about Acute HIV
Health Initiative for Men is no stranger to using attention grabbing images
Do you remember the days when you had to wait an entire week for your HIV test result?
Picture this: You've just finished an intense workout at the gym and all pumped up. You head to the steam room and encounter the hot guy who was eyeing you off as you were undressing in the locker room
Here are some frequently asked questions about oral sex and STIs
SOURCE: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
Here are some frequently asked questions about testing:
Source: AIDS Vancouver
How is HIV detected? What is an HIV test?
Gay men continue to be one of the populations most affected by HIV in Canada and in 2008 gay men represented 62% of all new HIV diagnoses in Vancouver. Despite a high HIV testing rate among gay men in BC, there continues to be a need to focus on promoting HIV testing and reducing barriers in accessing service.
Just got an HIV test last Thursday. It had been over 10 years since my last test- truthfully I can't even remember when it was. Like many gay men I measured my sense of sexual self-worth by the amount of sex I got.
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