Sexual Health

Sexual health is about having a positive, informed and respectful approach to your sexuality, the sexuality of others and sexual relationships. It’s also about having pleasurable and consensual sexual experiences. Sexual health is also about keeping up-to-date with information that will help you reduce your risk for HIV/STI transmission, getting tested, and treated.

Everybody has the right to freedom of choice and respect in relation to sexuality and sexual relationships including the right to say NO. Your sexual relationships should make you feel respected, emotionally and physically safe at all times, and should become a fulfilling part of your life.

Am I getting tested regularly for HIV and STI's?
Yes
No
Am I knowledgeable about ways of reducing the risk for sexually transmitted infections (STI's) and HIV?
Yes
No
Am I using prevention options available to me such as condoms, PrEP**?
Yes
No
 
 

Among gay men in Toronto 23% are liviing with HIV.

 
 

75% of Black gay men in Toronto who have had anal sex report having sex without a condom.

 
 

1 in 5 Black gay men do not feel confident using condoms with a new sex partner.