Upcoming Programming

Oct 20th 

9 to 12p

The Rapid STI testing Clinic provides an opportunity for all students to get tested for STIs-- no appointment needed!

 

Come get tested for STIs in under ten minutes! It’s free, quick, and easy way to take care of your sexual health and know your STI status.  You will need to bring your health card (domestic students) or your proof of insurance (international students).

Volunteers from the SHRC will be on site, outside, handing out safer sex supplies, stickers, and treats. Plus, you will have the chance to enter a raffle for some great prizes from the SHRC!

Location:  Student Health Services (Dennis House Basement, West Entrance)

Rapid STI Testing Clinic

Sep 9 

7pm - 9pm

Join the SHRC and Acadia's SVREC (Sexualized Violence Response and Education Coordinator) for an evening of fun and informative "pub style" trivia with tons of great prizes to be won and free Pizza from Boston Pizza! Come with a team of 4-6, or find a team when you arrive. Open to all ages, free to attend!

Location: Michener Lounge (Student Union Building)

Sexy Trivia  (Orientation Week)

Sep 8

2pm-3pm

Come for a tour of your Sexual Health Resource Centre, and for a fun and informative introduction to what we do, how we can help you. In this workshop, you will also learn about safer sex and sex positivity and how you can embody these in your own relationships and day to day life. Refreshments provided and free SHRC pins and stickers. Open to all students. 

Location: SHRC, SUB Room 509 (Student Union Building)

SHRC Introduction

September 29

3:00pm-4:00pm

Are you curious about the widespread and wonderful world of sex toys and sex tools? Wondering how you can figure out what each type of toy does, which you can use with a partner and solo, what the different materials are? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Sex Toy 101 workshop may be for you. Join us as we teach you some of the basics of sex toys, including how to clean and care for your toys, and considerations in choosing one that is right for you.  

Location: SHRC, SUB Room 509 (Student Union Building)

Sex Toy 101

September 22

1:00pm-4:00pm

Drop in to the SHRC for an open house afternoon (any time between 1pm and 4pm) of creating your own pin-back buttons and zines. We will have materials ready for the crafts, and encourage you to create crafts that explore themes of sexuality, sex-positivity, relationships, self-care and self love, health and wellness, and sex-education. Snacks and refreshments provided! Discounts on all SHRC products during the open house.

Location: SHRC, SUB Room 509 (Student Union Building)

Zine & Button Making Open House

September 15

2:00pm-3:00pm

This fun and informative workshop will provide an overview of how to enjoy safer sex, and ins inclusive of all sexualities and identities. You will learn about ways to play (aka pleasure anatomy), information about STIs and how to protect yourself and partners, communication and consent, and all about safer sex tips and tools. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions and/or submit questions to be answered anonymously at the end of the workshop.

Location: SHRC, SUB Room 509 (Student Union Building)

Safer Sex [is fun] for Everyone!

Safer Sex [is fun] for Everyone

This fun and informative workshop will provide an overview of how to enjoy safer sex, and ins inclusive of all sexualities and identities. You will learn about ways to play (aka pleasure anatomy), information about STIs and how to protect yourself and partners, communication and consent, and all about safer sex tips and tools. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions and/or submit questions to be answered anonymously at the end of the workshop.

Sex Toy 101

This informative, fun, and sex-positive workshop will demystify the world of sex toys and help you navigate what toy is right for you. This workshop is great for all genders, orientations, and for those interested in using toys solo and with a partner. In this workshop, our facilitators will introduce you to the ins and outs (no pun intended) of sex toys and will:

  • Review sex toy terminology

  • Provide an overview of the types of sex toys and explain their various uses

  • Explain the materials sex toys are made of, body-safe materials, lube compatibility

  • Give tips for safe(r) sex toy use and cleaning/caring for toys

  • Give tips for introducing toys with partners

Zine and Button Making

This is a hands-on creative workshop where you have the choice of creating zines (booklets) or pin-back buttons. You will use these artistic mediums as a way to explore and convey messages of sex-positivity, sexual health and wellness, gender and sexuality, reclaiming your sexual education, and more. Choose from pre-determined themes, or suggest your own upon booking. Supplies provided for each participant to make 2-4 buttons and/or 1 zine. 

SHRC Introduction

This introductory workshop provides a fun and informative overview of what the SHRC is, the services and products we offer, and how we can help students. We will go over the basics of fun safer sex, consent, positive sexual health practices, and sex positivity and how you can practice these concepts in your own relationships and day to day life. 
Optional add-ons
SHRC Tour: If workshop takes place in the SHRC, include a tour of the SHRC. 
Creative crafts: Participants can make pin-back buttons, sex-ed related zines and sexual health themed coloring pages

Core Workshops