When I became a dad I realized I didn’t know very much about what being a dad meant. Until I picked up a tiny human and felt the true responsibility to help raise them to become a bigger human with values and morals and information to help them grow, I couldn’t have understood the feelings […]
Sexual health is a vital part of overall health and well-being throughout the life-course. In order to achieve the best possible health outcomes, good sexual health and positive attitudes toward one’s sexuality are crucial. This includes ensuring that: Kids and parents have access to accurate, comprehensive information that reflects their diverse needs and realities, and […]
Event listing for Manitoba, organized by SERC SERC will be sharing a different resource everyday on our social media Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Check out Nine Circles’ new website, Sex Friendly Manitoba: Your questions about sexually transmitted infections, safer sex, transmission, testing, harm reduction and more, answered by health educators. February 7th in Brandon: Brandon’s Sexual Health […]
Options for Sexual Health is organizing an event on intersectionality, sexual health and criminalization as part of SRH Week 2019!
Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week) 2019 is just around the corner! This year, it will take place from February 11-15 with the theme: Sexual health at all ages. Sexuality and sexual health are integral to wellbeing throughout our lives. Everyone, no matter the age, is entitled to affirming health care, and that […]
February 12th-16th was Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week with the theme Mind Your “Business” that connected the dots between mental health and sexual health. Now we’re preparing for 2019 and we want to hear from you! Please take 5-10 minutes to complete the 2018 feedback survey by clicking here »
Sexual health is about more than our body parts. The youth I work with understand this inherently. In my role as Sexuality and Reproductive Health Facilitator at Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba, I work on a number of different projects, one of which is focused exclusively on newcomer youth in Winnipeg. It is called the […]
Historically, LGBTQ people have not been made to feel comfortable to talk about their lives and experiences while accessing support in health care and social service settings. To this day, many people suffer from abuse, bullying, harassment and discrimination because they are LGBTQ-identified. This certainly also happens in health care settings. Existing services are not […]
My unconscious bias was revealed to me many years ago while working as a registered nurse (RN) at a family planning clinic. A young woman came requesting a pregnancy test. I admit to feeling relief when the test was negative and was genuinely surprised when her reaction was grief. As we discussed the result, she […]
My sexual health means more to me than free condoms and a pamphlet from an event, or getting tested a few times a year. What’s going on in the rest of my life has a major impact on the decisions I make around sex, the amount of sex that I have, and the way that […]
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