Resources at HIM

Guided by our values in evidence-based approach to health and GBQ men and gender diverse people ability to make informed decisions, HIM works collaboratively with peer organizations and healthcare providers to develop resources that translate scientific research into information and tools that can inform and empower the communities we serve. See the library of HIM-developed resources below:

More Than Sex

More Than Sex is a guide about queer sex, diverse bodies, health and our communities. It shares information to help navigate a queer world, learn about different kinds of sex, explore sexual health and pleasure, and start conversations about some of the forces and experiences that shape our lives as queer people. Click here to explore MoreThanSex.ca

OutsideIN

“Outness” is different for everyone. OutsideIN is a resource developed to help men who are less “out” about their sexuality, find information and tools to safely and confidentially access mental, sexual and social health in the community. Click here to find out more about outness.

GetGarded Against HPV

Gardasil 9 is a vaccine that helps guard against the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is the cause of genital warts and several kinds of cancer. GetGarded.ca is a resource that helps us explore the different pathways for you to access the vaccine. Click here to learn more about how you can GetGarded against HPV today!

Get PrEPed

PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a medication that is used as an HIV prevention strategy by those of us who are HIV-negative. Get PrEPed.ca is a resource that helps us learn about PrEP how it works and how we can access it to prevent HIV transmission. Click here to learn about PrEP.

PEP

PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a tool that could prevent you from picking up HIV. This resource is designed to help us understand how we can access and use PEP to prevent HIV transition within 72 hours of exposure. Click here to learn more about PEP.

Sexual Health Tools

Do you need help evaluating the likelihood of you transmitting/picking up HIV or an STI? Maybe you need help finding sexual health services in your local neighbourhood? Or perhaps you need an anonymous way to let your sexual partners know that they might need to get tested? HIM has a number of tools that you can use to understand and address your sexual health need. Click here to see your sexual health tools.

Smoking Cessation

We know you’ve seen the preachy ad campaigns and safety warnings on cigarette packages and in the media, and so we aren’t going to lecture you about quitting, however, there are some things you might be interested to find out about GBQ men and gender diverse people, and our smoking habits! Click here to learn more.

Healthcare Providers Portal

This portal is designed for nurses and healthcare providers who may need access to resources and tools dedicated to GBQ men and gender diverse people. (COMING SOON).

HIM honours the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the territories of many nations on the west coast of Turtle Island, on whose unceded and stolen land we live and work. As uninvited inhabitants, we acknowledge that this space is and always will be Indigenous land.

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