More Than Sex
HIM’s comprehensive guide to queer sex, diverse bodies, health, and our communities. Includes all you need to know about STIs like HPV, plus tips for navigating a queer world.
HIM’s sexual health tools
HIM’s growing collection of online sexual health include:
- Today: a map showing STI services across BC
- Tell Your Partners: A messaging service to anonymously let sexual partners know they’ve been exposed to an STI
- Your Sexual Health Calculator: an online tool that shows how likely it is to transmit HIV & other STIs based on the kinds of sex you’re having as well as the best prevention strategies tailored to your needs!
Information on HPV and the HPV vaccine in BC for the general public.
Gardasil 9 website
Learn more about the Gardasil 9 vaccine, including how it works, on the official Gardasil 9 website.
A fact sheet on HPV, cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer
Get evidence-based information about HPV from The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Provides free, pro-choice, sex-positive, and confidential information and resources about sex, sexuality, and sexual health by registered nurses, counsellors, and sex educators.
Smart Sex Resource
Provides comprehensive information, education and resources on sexually transmitted infections and other sexual health topics and is a service of the BC Centre for Disease Control.
BC Options for Sexual Health
Offers sexual and reproductive health care, information, and education from a feminist, pro-choice, sex-positive perspective. Ask questions through the website and get an email response, or use their sex sense phone line for free, confidential sexual health referral and information.
BC Cancer’s mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care, including prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment; research and education; and supportive and palliative care.
Canadian Cancer Society
A national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer.
The language in Canadian Cancer Society’s website is sometimes gendered in ways that erase the experiences of gender-diverse communities. Recognizing that this approach to language is inaccurate and harmful, the website contains valuable information on cancer, including pages dedicated to some of the unique considerations for trans men and trans women.