Youth Research Symposium: Youth, Sexuality, and Sexual Health 2014

Schedule of Events

(March 27, 2014)

Opening Remarks

Panel One: Reaching Out – Youth for Youth: Education and Leadership in Sexual Health Programs

Amila Piyathilake: “Peer Networks and Reducing HIV & STI Risk Among South Asian Gay and Bisexual Youth”
Ricky Rodrigues & Andii Bykes: “Youth Peer Sexual Health Education Programs in Canada: What’s Needed to Enhance Evaluation ”
Ciann L. Wilson: “Culture as HIV Prevention: Indigenous Youth Speak Up!”

Panel Two: Sex and Sexuality in the Digital Age

Lauren B. McInroy: “Fantasy and Fandom: LGBTQ Identity and Youth Sexuality in Online Fan Communities
Renee Monchalin: “Living in a Good Way: Indigenous Models of Youth HIV Leadership”
Cassandra Dang Nguyen: “No Asians: The Politics of Race and Desire on Internet Dating Sites and Implications for HIV Risk Amongst East Asian MSM and Gay Asian Men.”
Nicole Partyka: Media Presentation

Community Panel:

Planned Parenthood Presentation
Empower Project “Digital Stories Showcase: Lived Experiences and the Social Determinants of Health”

Keynote Speaker:

Krista Shore, Advocate and Educator in the Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Movement in Canada

Panel 3 :Creating Conversations: Childhood Sexual Health

Leah Erlich: “Sexual Health in the Life Space: Exploring the Role of Child and Youth Care in Youth People’s Sexual Health
Ashley Mast: “Educating about the Intactivist Movement and Benefits of Intact Genitalia”

Closing Remarks

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