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Our Ongoing Commitment To Truth And Reconciliation

As part of our work around decolonizing our practices and upholding the recommendations in the TRC, Options for Sexual Health will have Truth & Reconciliation Thursday every last Thursday of the month. It is clear that honouring Truth and Reconciliation with a national day annually is important but the work has to happen every day…. Read more »

Recap: Rally for Reproductive Rights and Justice

We gathered. We rallied. We marched. Saturday October 2nd Options for Sexual Health hosted a rally to bring awareness to reproductive rights and justice on the unceded, ancestral, and occupied lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-waututh) peoples. After hearing a couple of rousing speeches to ground our amazing contingent of committed… Read more »

2021 Options AGM

CLICK HERE FOR AGM AGENDA It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since our last AGM, and at the same time it feels like an eternity since the pandemic began! Our theme for this year is connection. We will highlight the many ways we have created, sustained, and enhanced connection while living through… Read more »

Nanaimo Clinic Update

After more than 20 years we are closing the location on Prideaux Street, effective June 16th. We expect that we will be closed until at least July 5th. Updates will be made on social media and our website. You can book a telehealth appointment or call Sex Sense to find alternate options for services in… Read more »

Happy Nursing Week 2021

Kathryn Fitzgerald, our Board President, wanted to take a moment to share her appreciation for our fabulous RNs and to give you some insight into the type of work they do at our clinics. I recently learned that May 12 is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. It is a day that is internationally recognized… Read more »

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 Last year, we were planning a movie premiere for IWD. Last year we were sad that we had to postpone but figured it would only be postponed for a few months. Last year, we didn’t know the devastation COVID-19 would cause in our world. Last year we didn’t know that the… Read more »

Back In My Day

Did you know that here in BC, we have some of the best sexual health education standards in the country? Yup, they’re evidence-informed, age and development appropriate to educate young people from kindergarten to grade 12. What’s great is that they inform things like physiology, reproduction, and gender as well as how to navigate things… Read more »

It’s SRH Week 2021!

Even in a pandemic, sexual and reproductive health week is *still* an important time of year! This year’s theme is Youth Centered Care: It’s Your Right! As we focus this year’s events on youth, we are channeling our inner Millennial spirit, and taking our events online so that you can still join in on all… Read more »

2020 Annual General Meeting

Things are going to look a little different this year with our AGM, but despite a global pandemic, we still have to get our non-profit business done (and have some fun along the way, too!). We invite you to join us for our AGM and Awards ceremony. Attend virtually and contribute to what makes our… Read more »

Time to Act

The Time to Act is NOW. Today would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th Birthday. But her life was cut short because of anti-Black racism. We know it’s important to recognize the lethal anti-Black racism currently being perpetrated and protested throughout the world. So, we are pausing; to listen, to learn, to unlearn, to take action, to… Read more »