Fanian, S., et al. (2015). Evaluation of the Kǫ̀ts’iìhtła ("We Light the Fire") Project: Building resiliency and connections through strengths-based creative arts programming for Indigenous youth. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 74. doi:10.3402/ijch.v74.27672
"My Sex Life is written primarily by and for young people living with HIV (poz young people) who represent a range of sexualities and gender identities. HIV is stigmatized and this can make sex and life more complicated. It can be hard to find trusted information that affirms our sexual and romantic desires. This resource addresses that challenge.
This guide prepared by the Canadian AIDS Society in 2004 is all about connecting youth, youth workers, and community-based organizations serving youth with each other to ensure that youth have the information and supports they need in their own communities on HIV/AIDS and related issues.
First issue (March 2011) of a new magazine produced by the AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) that showcases creative arts-based expression and awareness around HIV and AIDS. Check out the many personal stories, poems, paintings, and other artwork by youth associated with ACYR!
This 2006 PhD thesis by Josephine MacIntosh from the University of Victoria, Canada, looks at the potential of theatre-in-education to create effective youth engagement around sexual health and HIV&AIDS issues.
The following report presents the findings of a Canadian study on youth sexual health and HIV/AIDS. In partnership with Health Canada, the Countil of Ministers of Education developed the study to further the understanding of the factors that contribute to the sexuual health of adolescents by examining their socio-cultural, socio-environmental, and interpersonal determinants of sexual activity. Focusing on the context of sexual risk taking, this study is intended to improve sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention programs in the classroom and in community health settings.