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EQUIP Campaign

By Khaled / February 28, 2020

Helping Guys into Guys Take Charge of their Sexual Health The national capital region is seeing much success with EQUIP, the new combination prevention campaign designed by MAX Ottawa to promote PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis, and PEP or post-exposure prophylaxis, amongst our GBTQ2S+ communities. At MAX Ottawa, we hope to minimize the impact of HIV,…

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OHTN and Shoppers Drug Mart HIV testing pilot project

Local Pharmacy Expanding HIV Testing Options

By Khaled / February 12, 2020

More ways to take control of your health As of January 2020, guys into guys and other community members can receive free HIV testing at a local pharmacy on a walk-in basis, OHIP card optional. Where: Shoppers Drug Mart (455 Bank Street, Bank Street/Gladstone Avenue) When: Every Monday night, between 5 pm – 9 pm …

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Tyler Boyc'e blog piece from CBRC Summit

My Presentation at the CBRC Summit

By Khaled / January 16, 2020

Hi there! My name is Tyler Boyce. I use he/him pronouns and have been volunteering with MAX Ottawa since 2017 as a Board Member. My professional background is in qualitative research as it relates to HIV prevalence in the queer community, with a focus on determinants for African, Caribbean, and Black guys into guys.  …

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Welcome Our New Board Director!

By Khaled / December 2, 2019

On November 18th, 2019 MAX Ottawa’s Board of Directors elected Allen Chen to join the Board. Allen is a passionate volunteer for social issues and especially enjoys working for community building for guys into guys. The Totally outRIGHT graduate previously has worked with campus queer student groups at UBC and McGill. He currently works as…

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Bienvenue à notre nouvel administrateur

By Khaled / December 2, 2019

Bienvenue à notre nouvel administrateur Le 18 novembre 2019, le conseil d’administration de MAX Ottawa a élu Allen Chen pour se joindre au conseil. Allen est un bénévole passionné par les questions sociales, en particulier pour le développement communautaire pour les gars qui aiment les gars. Le diplômé de Totally outRIGHT a déjà travaillé avec…

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MAX logo on top left, the words Spill the Tea is written in white, on top of a purple background. The VIIV Healthcare and Capital Pride logo are in the bottom left.

Spill the Tea!

By Khaled / October 28, 2019

Spill the Tea is a health and wellness intervention program to deliver safer partying education and awareness among guys into guys who participate in party and play, sometimes referred to as chemsex. This page will answer: What is Spill the Tea and how did it come about? Where can I get harm reduction supplies? Where…

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