Looking for PrEP: Part 2

Looking for PrEP: Part 2 By: Alex Aviance, Guest Blogger Disclaimer: The views expressed by guest bloggers are solely theirs and do not necessarily reflect that of Dosti, Snehithan, Lassi, or any programs and services of ASAAP.  At this point I suppose we should get to know each other a little better. I’m a twenty-something, queer,… Read More ›

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Looking for PrEP: Part 1

By: Alex Aviance, Guest Blogger Disclaimer: The views expressed by guest bloggers are solely theirs and do not necessarily reflect that of Dosti, Snehithan, Lassi, or any programs and services of ASAAP.  There are thousands of queer men in this city, and we’re all looking for something. Some of us are looking for sex, some are… Read More ›

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Introducing: Looking for PrEP

Over the summer Dosti & Snehithan will be featuring a series of guest bloggers.  Alex Aviance is the first in this series with his blog entitled: Looking for PrEP.  Looking for PrEP is a blog mini-series focusing on Alex’s journey with PrEP as a South Asian man living in Toronto. Disclaimer: The views expressed by guest… Read More ›

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Totally Outright in Peel

Want to meet other young, fun, smart guys in Peel this spring? Want to learn how to be a better friend, lover, boyfriend? Our friends at the Peel HIVAIDS Network are offering Totally Outright this spring on May 28th, 29th, & June 4th, 5th! Totally Outright is a free leadership program for young gay, bisexual, trans, and… Read More ›

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Strength in Unity Project

The Strength in Unity project aims to build capacity among South, East, and Southeast Asian males ages 17+ to become Community Health Ambassadors to raise awareness about mental illness, learn about supports and services available, and the encourage communities to address mental health stigma. We are looking for participants and if you qualify or know someone who does… Read More ›

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Dosti Survey!

Dosti is looking to get some feedback so we can make this the kind of space that you want. If you could do this quick survey it would be awesome! It only takes about 10 minutes. If you have any questions just get in touch. Link to survey!

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Opening up your relationship?

Open relationship? Planning a threesome? Playing separately? I came across this awesome and practical article (with some hot gifs) about opening up your relationship.   Here are also some quick rules that I came up with while exploring these areas. This isn’t a complete list, but things that I’ve learned along the way. – If you’re… Read More ›

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Stigma in the Gay Community

It’s unfortunate to think that within our own queer communities, there is still so much stigma that we face amongst ourselves, let alone homophobia from outside queer spaces.  I came across this blog post from this group called OurSpace.  OurSpace describes themselves as a group of young gay, bi, and queer men in Toronto who… Read More ›

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Black Dog named Depression
depression

I saw this video and thought it was a great way to illustrate what depression is.  I know for a lot of South Asians, talking about mental health issues such as depression, isn’t something that happens too often.  There is stigma around seeking help for mental health conditions because there is a fear around being… Read More ›

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The focus isn’t his status

Thankfully, having a positive HIV status is no longer a death sentence.  The concern, unfortunately, today is stigma.  In order to help combat stigma, education about what it means to be HIV positive today, and what that means for transmission is extremely crucial.  I came across this article that listed 5 examples of which a… Read More ›

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