Archive for April, 2014

BBBJ’s: They Don’t Exist in a Vacuum

Thursday, April 17, 2014

One day, while organizing Shift’s condom supply, I took the following photo of all of our beautifully colored flavored condoms: I wanted to post it on our blog because a) The condoms looked so adorable and pretty and b) I love writing about safe sex.  I figured I would include some facts about STI transmission […]

Giving the Gift of Time

Thursday, April 10, 2014

National Volunteer Week (April 6 – 12, 2014) is a time when volunteers of every position and description are honoured across the country. This is a time to think about the impact our volunteers have had at HIV Community Link (HCL). As a person responsible for volunteerism at HCL, and as a volunteer myself, I […]

We All Have a Closet

Friday, April 4, 2014

Recently I came across a TEDx talk called “Coming out of your closet” by Ash Beckham (2013). In the video, Ash talks about her experience she refers to as ‘hard talk’ while explaining her sexual orientation to a small girl in a restaurant. Ash Beckham brilliantly tells us why all of us have our own […]