Archive for October, 2013

Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

From the title I’m assuming you know exactly which generation I’m referring to. That’s right! The Baby Boomers. Born between 1946 and 1964, boomers were teenagers more interested in having a good time than the potential health risks they were putting their bodies through. Unless they were worried about becoming a baby daddy, it was […]

HIV has always been there

Thursday, October 17, 2013

For me, HIV has always been there. When it comes to being a young gay man, HIV IS my issue. The virus has, throughout history, disproportionately affected the communities that I live, work, travel and play in. However, were it not for HIV being unabashedly non-discriminatory in who it affects, it would likely have remained […]

We Are Diverse-City

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer (GLBTQ) community is often marginalized and at risk for harm and discrimination. However, there are limited opportunities to link individuals to services and support that exist in Calgary. Through focus groups, partnership collaborations, community engagements, and input from the HEAT Advisory Committee it was determined that an event showcasing […]

2013 Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

On September 22nd, walkers joined us for our 19th annual Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life. It was magical to see the smiling faces and the huge crowd swarming Eau Claire in support for AIDS Calgary. This summer has been one of the most inspiring times in my life. Since the flood, I have seen Calgary […]