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A Gift to Myself

August 3, 2017

Even though I am an out Queer person, I don’t see myself as represented. I see elements of myself, but I have to be looking for them. My goal is to express my unique voice, and hopefully learn from many others. Improv provides people an opportunity to express themselves in…

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That's when I knew it wasn't going to work out.

July 21, 2017

Three things that counsellors have said to me in therapy that signaled the end. Content note: the link “toxic masculinity” below directs to a CBC article that talks about suicide It took me a few tries before I found a therapist that worked well with me. Between trying to find…

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Magnolia

Magnolia

May 25, 2017
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Meet MAX. Ottawa’s Health Connection for Guys into Guys.

March 2, 2017

Great to meet you! MAX is Ontario’s first stand-alone health organization for guys into guys. We help them get connected with competent, sex-positive, and hassle-free resources in the nation’s capital. MAX is here to help guys who are into guys navigate the mental health system, connect with other community resources,…

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Hey doctor, I’m cheating on you

March 2, 2017

That’s right, you’re not the only one in my life. I know I am supposed to come to you, my family doctor, for any health issue but when it comes to my gay sex life I go to another clinic, a community-based sexual health clinic in downtown. You are probably…

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