Archive for May, 2013

Sex Worker Knowledge

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

I consider it a daily honor to work with Shift clients. Sex workers have become my favorite group of people, in all their diversity and strength. The idea that I, as a social worker, am the expert helping the deficient client does not tend to apply to my clients. I learn a tremendous amount from them, […]

It’s Different Now

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Yes, it is different now.  It wasn’t until my final year of University that I was required to take a computer course; now one needs a computer to take a course.  I recall phone booths (yes, the kind from which Superman sprang forth to save the world) cost ten cents, and then twenty-five cents, then […]

The AIDS Calgary HEAT Worker, in partnership with The Texas Lounge and Goliath’s Saunatelmanagement and staff and the Alberta Health SAFEWORKS team,  work together to provide HIV/STI and hepatitis C testing and other health services, supports and referrals to Calgary and area Gay and MSM through an onsite outreach testing and health service in the […]