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Dasa and Jason are members of the organizing community for Dragonfruit Collective, based in Ottawa, Canada. Dragonfruit aims to showcase Queer Asian performers, movies, and artists, and as well as to provide an inclusive and safer space for LGBTQ+ folks in the Asian community to mingle and have fun. Contact: dragonfruitevent@gmail.com Instagram: @dragxncollective

The (In)existence of LGBT Asian Spaces

By MAX Ottawa / May 23, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many have returned home to self-isolate with their loved ones and families to prevent further spread of the virus. Home to many of us is where we feel safe and loved, but to LGBT+ folks, and especially those who are B/I/PoC, the feeling of an accepting and caring home may be…

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Community MAXimizers in Action!

By MAX Ottawa / February 24, 2020

Have an idea on how you can improve the health and well-being of guys into guys? Community MAXimizers are community leaders that help promote the health and well being of GBT2Q guys in the Ottawa region. If you have a project in mind and want to become a community MAXimizer, we can help you get…

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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 MAX Ottawa / 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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Queers and Beers poster for October 18

EQUIP!

By MAX Ottawa / October 7, 2019

Une nouvelle campagne d’éducation à la santé sexuelle pour les gars GBT2Q lancée dans la région de la capitale fédérale La campagne vise à améliorer l’accès et l’adoption de stratégies de prévention du VIH, comme la PrEP et la PEP. EQUIP!, la nouvelle campagne d’éducation conçue par MAX Ottawa et ses partenaires en santé d’Ottawa-Gatineau…

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Queers and Beers poster for October 18

EQUIP! Campaign Launch

By MAX Ottawa / October 5, 2019

A new sexual health education campaign for GBT2Q guys launched in the capital region. The campaign aims to increase access and uptake of HIV prevention strategies such as PrEP and PEP. EQUIP – A new education campaign developed by MAX Ottawa and health partners in Ottawa and Gatineau aims to decrease STBBI and HIV infection…

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MAX receives ViiV Community Grant

By MAX Ottawa / September 23, 2019

MAX Ottawa is honoured to be the recipient of a Community Grant by ViiV Healthcare. This additional $22,000 will support our GBT2Q Peer Engagement in Ottawa from September 2019 to July 2020. MAX Ottawa’s GBT2Q Peer Engagement project seeks to meaningfully involve GBT2Q peers in our programs and services. The highest rates of HIV incidence…

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Community MAXimizers in Action!

By MAX Ottawa / July 31, 2019

Have an idea on how you can improve the health and well-being of guys into guys? Community MAXimizers are community leaders that help promote the health and well being of GBT2Q guys in the Ottawa region. If you have a project in mind and want to become a community MAXimizer, we can help you get…

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