Participant Resources

YouthCO is an organization of youth leaders within the HIV and Hep C movements, and their staff, volunteers, and Board members are all youth! YouthCO’s mission is to reduce the impact of HIV and Hep C stigma on youth in British Columbia. Shared Leadership, Peer Education & Support, Harm Reduction and Community Engagement are the four main approaches to all of YouthCO.’s work

EMHC is a grassroots health organization in Edmonton run by and for queer and trans community members. EMHC offers a range of community health programming, including: community education, support, and capacity-building; provider training and professional development; and community-based research. EMHC also operates, Alberta’s main online resources for PrEP education and access.

MAX Ottawa
MAX is Ottawa's health connection for guys into guys. Max focuses on maximizing the health and wellness of gay, bisexual, Two-Spirit, queer, and other guys who are into guys, both cis and trans (GBT2Q). MAX offers individual, group, and community support and education services by and for guys into guys in the Ottawa region and also works with the healthcare providers that serve them.

Youth Project
The Youth Project is a youth directed organization, with the mission to making Nova Scotia healthier, happier and safer for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, transgender, genderqueer, intersex and all other youth 25 and under. Youth Project provides a variety of programs and services including support groups, referrals, supportive counselling, resource library, educational workshops, and social activities for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.

LGBT YouthLine
LGBT YouthLine is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario. Services offered by LGBT YouthLine include providing anonymous peer support and referrals; training youth to provide support to other youth; and providing resources so youth can make informed decisions about various aspects of their health.

Resist Stigma
Resist Stigma is a national initiative that engages young gay, bisexual, queer, Two-Spirit, and trans (GBQ2ST) men and health professionals in combatting stigma. Resist Stigma combats stigma through building knowledge, by providing educational opportunities, and by engaging young GBT2Q men in creating messages that resist stigma by sharing our stories. Resist Stigma includes a number of creative projects developed by and for GBT2Q youth.

The Sex You Want
Have you ever thought about the sex you want? Getting from here to there looks different for everyone. The site has lots of information to help you figure out how to have the sex you want, and to help you and your partners think through the decisions that can impact your health. While The Sex You Want was developed in Ontario, much of the information provided is transferrable to other parts of Canada.