Island Sexual Health Society Be informed, not surprised!

Celebrating S-E-X on Valentine’s Day

2008 January 31

The Island Sexual Health Society, in conjunction with the University of Victoria Students’ Society Women’s Centre, is hosting an event to celebrate Sexual & Reproductive Health Day.

This event will be held in an effort to familiarize participants with a vast array of community and on-campus resources. Participants will also be empowered with knowledge, leading to informed decision-making regarding their own sexual and reproductive health.

WORKSHOP/DISCUSSION SCHEDULE:

9:30 am – 10:15 am: Jennifer Gibson (Island Sexual Health Society) – Contraceptives

10:30 am – 11:30 am: Tracey Coulter (Sex Ed Exchange) – Sex Toys

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Anna Stein/Susan Dempsey (UVic Counselling Services) – Healthy Relationships

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Jennifer Gibson (Island Sexual Health Society) – Sexually Transmitted Infections

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Susana Guardado (Project Respect) – Consent & Communication

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Heidi Exner (AIDS Vancouver Island) – HIV/AIDS

The following information booths will also be on site: UVic Pride, Anti-Violence Project, Victoria Youth Clinic, Students Protecting Choice, and UVic Health Services.

There will be giveaways for all participants in addition to prizes to be won throughout the day. To close the event, a grand prize gift basket will be raffled away to one lucky individual.

The event will be held on Thursday, February 14th, 2008 from 9:30 am-4:00 pm in the Michèle Pujol Upper Lounge of the University of Victoria’s Student Union Building. The event is open to all students and community members. Walk-in participants are welcome, but registration for the workshops is preferred.