#SafeStampede is back to spur conversation on consent – and inspire our launch of #CalgaryGetsConsent

New project #CalgaryGetsConsent to continue momentum beyond 10 days of #SafeStampede   The 2017 Calgary Stampede will mark the third year of the successful #SafeStampede movement which encourages a safe and respectful Stampede for everyone. Along with local advocates and supporters, the Calgary Sexual Health Centre (CSHC) hosted a media event today to kick off the 2017 #SafeStampede campaign – and to announce a new year-long project inspired by its success. The organization’s new #CalgaryGetsConsent project will aim to continue … Continued

Glen Canning offers powerful talk about consent at our AGM

On June 22, 2017, we hosted our Annual General Meeting and report to the community. The evening included an update on the impact we had in 2016 and we also unveiled a new initiative we are launching in 2017: #CalgaryGetsConsent. Inspired in part by the success of the #SafeStampede initiative, we have partnered with several local groups to launch the #CalgaryGetsConsent campaign. Funded by a grant from the Alberta Status of Women, #CalgaryGetsConsent is a year-long campaign that will aim to raise … Continued

Talking Sex with author, educator Saleema Noon

  Join sexual health author Saleema Noon, Calgary Sexual Health Centre, and Owl’s Nest Books for an evening of questions and information about how and when to talk to kids about sex and sexual health. April 20, 2017 6:00 – 7:45 pm Calgary Public Library Central Branch 5th Floor N. 616 Macleod Trail SE   Saleema co-wrote Talk Sex Today: What Kids Need to Know and How Adults Can Teach Them with renowned sexual health expert Meg Hickling, published in … Continued

Complete our Surveys to help develop our Girls Programming

Parents, service providers, and girls/young women between age 12 and 24 — we need your help! Be part of creating a program to help girls grow into safe, confident, healthy women by completing our survey! (see links below) Since 2010 when we began delivering WiseGuyz for junior high boys, a year-long program that covers topics ranging from human rights and sexual health to gender and positive relationships, we’ve heard from schools, parents, other organizations, and girls themselves “What about a … Continued

YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month

As a member of the Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing collaborative, we are happy to share that we will be hosting a variety of events in February to recognize “YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month” in February. Please take a look at the calendar of events to see what different collaborative member organizations are offering, and feel free to share with your networks. Calendar of Events – YYC Sexual Health Month 2017 Sexual Health Collaborative World Cafe Event on Stigma and … Continued

Focus Group for Girls’ Sexual Health Programming

Calgary Sexual Health Centre is in the process of developing a Girls’ Sexual Health and Wellness Program, and we want to hear from you! If you have experience working with girls or developing girls programming in Calgary, or if you are a parent of a girl aged 6-18, we value your insight and invite you to take part in a focus group to share your knowledge and expertise. For more information please e-mail Kerry Coupland at kcoupland@calgarysexualhealth.ca

Be Our Valentine! CSHC presents: An Evening with Brian Keating

Are you up for a little sex, a little adventure and a bit of passion this Valentine’s Day? Join us this Valentine’s evening at the top of the Bow Building as we celebrate diversity (in all its forms) and take a walk on the wild side as Brian Keating proves that sex is as natural as…well…sex!   No one has a more unique lens into the diversity of the world we all share than Brian Keating. His career as a … Continued