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I Walk because HIV affects my community

August 31, 2020

When it comes to HIV, gay, bisexual, Two Spirit, queer and other men who have sex with men (whether they are trans or cis) are still more vulnerable. Our communities have represented more than half of all HIV cases in Canada, and we continue to represent nearly half of all new cases to this day. Homophobia and discrimination continue to impact our health outcomes, and shame and stigma increase our vulnerability.

The AIDS Network’s Men4Men program works towards educating my community and aims to enhance the lives of gay, bisexual, Two Spirit, queer and other men who have sex with men by reinforcing self-esteem and personal empowerment through sexual health education and resources. Through the delivery of tailored and targeted health promotion, they engage our communities in person and online in spaces that hold meaning for us.

The AIDS Network relies on the support of our friends and allies in the communities we serve to deliver some of our most crucial programs and services. Show your support today, and help us to continue our mission to respond to the impact of HIV. We imagine a world without new infection, and long, healthy lives for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV

Support The AIDS Network’s Walk Away from Stigma Today

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Please make cheques payable to ‘The AIDS Network’ and fill out ‘Walk Away from Stigma’ in the memo field. Cheques can be sent by mail to our office address:

140 King St E

Suite 101

Hamilton, Ontario

L8N 1B2

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