Gay Zone
Sexual Health Clinic

Thursdays 5 to 8 p.m.

Thursdays 5 to 8 p.m.

Thursdays 5 to 8 p.m.

Sexual Health Clinic is closed on December 27th 2018.
We will be back on January 3rd 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Happy holidays!


Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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What's happening this month?

We are reading Time Was by Ian MacDonald in March.

Yoga takes place at the Centretown Community Health Centre (420 Cooper Street) from 5:15-6:45. The class is free of charge and open to all guys into guys from novice practitioners to experienced yogis. If it’s your first time, check in with Joa (our instructor) and he will get you set up and ready to go. Blocks and mats are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer!

Thursday, April 11

6:30 pm – Mingling
7:00 pm – Presentation starts
251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor

PrEP! AKA as Truvada, the blue pill, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, has become routine for many guys into guys. However, there are still questions and issues related to access and affordability. Dr. Paul MacPherson from the Ottawa Hospital returns for PrEP School 2! He’ll give us updated information about the drug, answer questions, and help you decide if its right for you!

Our presenter:
Dr. Paul Macpherson is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, a specialist in infectious diseases at the Ottawa Hospital, and a clinician-scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and holds an OHTN Research Chair in Gay Men’s Health. Dr. MacPherson obtained his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and his MD from McMaster University. He has an active practice in infectious diseases with a focus on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and leads a research team examining ways to improve access to and retention in culturally specific healthcare and delivery of HIV prevention strategies for guys into guys.

Free admission
Food will be provided.

Accessibility notes:
The venue is wheelchair accessible, with an elevator to the 2nd floor.
There is a gender neutral and accessible washroom at the venue.
The event will be held in English.
ASL/QSL or English-to-French translators are available upon request (please contact us at least 48 hours prior at

We would like to acknowledge that MAX Ottawa operates on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory.

*”Behind The Scene” is a monthly talk series around health and wellness of guys into guys brought to you by MAX Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital.


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