Monday, November 22, 2010

Vancouver Hosts Gay Men's Summit Nov 25 - 6

Gays in Canada love to talk. And they’re pulling no stops this year at the BC Gay Men’s Summit from November 25 to November 26. The event is open to all gay men, as well as those folks who are currently engaged in working or volunteering around gay men’s health issues.

The line up this year’s discussion looks GREAT. Here’s a snapshot of what’s on the program:

-    Supporting gay youth: how do we nurture resilience in gay teens? Experiences from a northern BC town.
-    Unmasking the “gender factor” in gay men’s health: a review of the latest information from the national Sex Now! survey of gay men
-    The Pig Sex Project: an exploration of the experience and knowledge of those of us who identify as sex pigs.
-    What’s going on with HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis in Canada? Why is it not freely available in most of Canada for gay guys?
-    Preliminary results from the Toronto bathhouse survey!
-    Does mental wellness make us more resilient to HIV infections?
-    Increased criminal charges being laid against poz guys for not disclosing HIV status: how are we going to respond?

To register, or to check out the official program go to the Summit website. Check out our Facebook event page and follow us on Twitter or the discussion at #BCGaySummit. The summit is free for students and volunteers from local organizations.

So who's going to Vancouver? Can you bring LifeLube along?

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