• At HIM we recognize the importance of sex in gay guys lives, that’s why we offer a number of services to improve sexual health. To read more about the various tests offered, learn about your risk, sign up for testing reminders sent to your phone, email notify partners of STIs or find a testing location near you, click here.

  • Condoms are still the most effective way to protect yourself from HIV and STI’s. HIM distributes thousands of condoms at local bars and events. To find out where you can get free condoms and lube, click here.

  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is a tool that can prevent HIV from taking hold. PEP is available at 5 locations in Vancouver. Act quickly, PEP must be taken within 72 hours of a risk event. For more details click here.

  • Get Kinky with HIM

    Wanna get kinky with HIM? Our most popular workshop is back with new (and old) kinks! Who knew there so many kinky guys out there! Ever wondered about kink, but were afraid to ask? Or perhaps you’re just curious about it? Here’s your chance to discover more…from mild to wild! HIM will be offering five […]

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  • Transitions

    Transitions is a new dynamic program at Health Initiative for Men that engages a diverse group of men involved in the sex industry in Metro Vancouver. Through a multi-phase program of support, Transitions aims to increase men’s personal and professional capacity and provide them with the tools necessary to reduce their reliance on sex work […]

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  • Ask the Nurse

    Have a sexual health question? Join us at Ask the Nurse – a friendly, open forum led by a registered Fraser Health nurse – to discuss a wide range of sexual health topics! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 13th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: 220 – 10362 King George Blvd. HIM in Surrey Health Centre (enter through rear parking lot door) For more info, […]

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  • Get Kinky with HIM!

    Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about… HIM will be hosting a series of talks by experts in the kink community on: Puppy Play  Fisting and Assplay Bondage and Ropeplay Electro play Erotic Massage Join us Tuesday nights from 7-9pm at Club 8×6 starting February 23rd! For more information or to […]

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  • Deliciously Disabled Does Vancouver!

    HIM and Mpowerment are proud to host an evening reception and interactive keynote address about sex and disability. Monday February 29th 2016 7:00 – 9:00pm Scotiabank Dance Centre (677 Davie Street) Our presenter Andrew Gurza is a Disability Awareness Consultant whose passion is “making disability accessible to everyone.” Andrew is the Founder and Co-Director of Deliciously […]

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  • Holiday Closures 2015

    The holidays are fast approaching and we would like to let you know about our holiday closures for this year-end.  As in previous years, our health centres, group sessions, and workshops will be temporarily closed for a few days during the holiday season.  Please refer to the charts below for the last day open and […]

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  • HIM’s Organizational Evaluation

    Evaluation at HIM Getting feedback from our clients and the communities we serve is a critical component of our gay men’s health strategy. We’re privileged to connect with the diverse range of community members who engage with a variety of our programs and services at Health Initiative for Men. Although we may have heard from many […]

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  • Holiday Closures!

    It’s that time of the year again, and our health centres, group sessions, and workshops will be temporarily closed for a few days during the holiday season. For urgent access to PEP during our health centre closures, please visit St. Paul’s Hospital Emergency or go to the Immunodeficiency Clinic (IDC) on the 5th Floor at St. Paul’s Hospital […]

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  • Abundant Love (and Sex)

    The rewards and challenges of consensual non-monogamy Throuples? Quads? Single, with friends who are more than friends? In an open relationship? Or curious? There is a lot of love and lust in this world, and sometimes a pair can’t contain it all. Come pose your questions or share your consenting non-monogamy experiences in our five-week […]

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  • HIM at the Health Show!

    We’re excited to announce that we will be part of The 2012 Vancouver Health Show which takes place on the 8th and 9th of November at the Vancouver Convention Center (East). Over the two days of the Health show there will be various seminars on different aspects of nutrition and physical health as well as […]

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    HIM at the Health Show!