Programming Connection

Programs for gay, bisexual and other MSM 

Evidence brief

Gay Poz Sex – Canadian intervention reduces HIV sexual risk behaviours and improves mental health outcomes among HIV-positive gay, bi and other men who have sex with men.

Program models

Bright idea

A discussion group for gay men and other men who have sex with men to ask about their sex lives in a safe space

Bright idea

An online outreach service for gay, bi and other MSM living in rural communities.

Bright idea

A program aimed at sex party participants and organizers that offers affordable sex equipment, free condoms and lube, and sexual health information.

Case study

The program seeks to improve the health of gbMSM by addressing internal and external barriers to wellness through short-term supportive counselling and service navigation.

Bright idea

A leadership program for young gay, bi, queer and trans guys.

Bright idea

A website that appeals to MSM in Quebec.

Program element

A tool that provides free text reminders to help individuals adhere to HIV treatment, as well as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and testing.

Case study

A sexual health leadership workshop that empowers young gay, bi, trans and queer guys to become effective leaders in their communities.

Program element

Winnipeg’s version of Totally Outright, a sexual health leadership course that empowers young gay, bisexual, trans, queer and two-spirit guys to become effective leaders in their communities.

Program element

Toronto’s version of Totally outRIGHT, a sexual health leadership course that empowers young gay, bisexual, trans and queer guys to become effective leaders in their communities.