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Is this about FISTING? OH WOW!

By Khaled / September 27, 2022

Some people say nothing hits the G-spot quite like a nice hand in the anus. Well, that might be true so let’s go through some rules for a safer  F – I – S – T – I – N – G.  Rule number one: Communicate.  Partners should thoroughly discuss each other’s limits, experiences and skill…

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MPOX Reminder

By Khaled / September 27, 2022

You may be anxious that there the MPOX pox virus is still circulating BUT don’t worry. It is a virus for which there is a vaccine. Let’s find out what this is all about and remember that, as we navigate this outbreak, our understanding of the virus is still evolving.  So, the key thing to…

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Did you say Hepatitis C?

By Khaled / June 29, 2022

Hello friends,  Today we are going to talk about Hepatitis C. As you know, there are different types of hepatitis but today we will talk about hepatitis C virus which is considered as a possible sexually transmitted infection (STI). Yes, yes! You heard us… Hepatitis C can be sexually transmitted even if your doctor does…

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Category is: Herpes

By Khaled / May 25, 2022

Today we are going to talk to you about herpes which is transmitted by contact (from skin to skin). One simple example is when you kiss your lover on an infected area. Let’s jump into the details and remember that even though we are not doctors, we can still direct you to the resources and…

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Swab-ay away!

By Khaled / May 6, 2022

Yes! We know that you know that it’s very important to get tested for STBBIs EVEN if you are on PrEP. But did you know that sometimes, if not most of the time, STBBIs do not show symptoms and that blood and urine tests are often not enough? That’s where swabs come in! While urine…

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IT’S NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK!

By Khaled / April 29, 2022

The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022 is “Empathy in Action”. At MAX, we are LUCKY to have amazing volunteers giving their time and energy to support our mission. Every day, we get to see our volunteers caring for each other and being kind in a world where our community faces challenging obstacles. Empathy is…

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SEX after METH

By Khaled / April 19, 2022

Lights are dim. Music is loud. Sweat and sex in the air. Naked bodies grinding. Hard cocks. Bottoms up. Fucking for hours. “Clouds” in the sky. But what happens after the parTy? The room is silent. Foul odors plague the nose. Haven’t slept in days. Crystal dick. Will I ever experience that again? I need…

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Become a Board Director!

By Khaled / March 2, 2022

Click here for French version | Cliquez ici pour le version française. MAX Ottawa is looking for a new Board Director! As a director, you will play a crucial part in the daily life of MAX. Without you the organization would have a much harder time in completing its mission and attaining its vision. We…

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MAX OUTtawa – A Path Forward

By Khaled / January 28, 2022

MAX Ottawa, in partnership with KindSpace, Planned Parenthood Ottawa and the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity, is pleased to announce its participation in OUTtawa: A SafetyLabs Project. “Safety Labs” are spaces that are provided for communities to practice the core skills necessary for responding to systemic harm. These strategies were originally developed by…

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Navigating Ottawa’s Gay Scene While Choosing Sobriety

By Khaled / January 26, 2022

Meeting new people as an adult can be challenging. And when you’re dating, it can be even more anxiety ridden.Those who are newly sober and those years into maintaining sobriety are bound to face a whole new set of challenges in a dating scene often linked to bars and other places where alcohol is served.…

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