Spread the Word! Undetectable = Untransmittable

By Chantelle Archambault, December 14th, 2018 in

World AIDS Day has come to a close, but the movement has not! We’d like to thank everyone who helped us spread the word about Undetectable = Untransmittable in the month leading up to the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on December 1st, participated in our World AIDS Day social media party, and have […]

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Undetectable = Untransmittable is a Game Changer for HIV Stigma

By Chantelle Archambault, November 5th, 2018 in

The science is in. HIV stigma is out. Science has proven that an HIV-positive person who is taking their medication as prescribed and maintaining an undetectable viral load cannot pass on the HIV virus to their sexual partners. In other words, Undetectable = Untransmittable. The undetectable = untransmittable message is a game changer. Keep reading […]

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Three Stories of Coming Out

By Chantelle Archambault, October 11th, 2018 in

“Remember what it felt like when you saw a queer person owning it, and it gave you permission to be yourself? You’re that person to someone.” @jpbrammer, New York, USA In October 1988, National Coming Out Day (NCOD) was founded to celebrate individuals who publicly identify as 2SLGBTQ+ and/or queer. This October 11th—which marks the […]

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Celebrating Bi Visibility Day: 5 Bi Folks Who Rock Representation

By Chantelle Archambault, September 21st, 2018 in

This Sunday is Bi Visibility Day, an annual celebration that began in 1993 to celebrate bisexual folks’ accomplishments, histories, and our unique positions within 2SLGBTQ+ communities. There is space in Bi Visibility Day to celebrate all identities that fall outside of the binary on the spectrum of sexuality, including pansexual folks, fluid folks, and two-spirit […]

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Fall Newsletter

By Julie Schultz, August 28th, 2018 in


Artists & Artisans AGM & Vendor Showcase

By Julie Schultz, August 15th, 2018 in

    Calling all connoisseurs! Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on October 11th, 2018, at the Council Chambers of PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum + Archives) in  Brampton. This year’s theme, Artists and Artisans, invites guests to take part in a feast for the senses that […]

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Britney & AJ Talk International Youth Day

By Chantelle Archambault, August 12th, 2018 in

Every year on August 11th, we celebrate International Youth Day to recognize the contributions of youth in our communities and around the world, and to address the issues that affect them. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Safer spaces are spaces that ensure the dignity, equity, and freedom […]

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Journal of a Young Black Woman Hits Library Shelves

By Chantelle Archambault, July 25th, 2018 in

Adding to your summer reading list? Look no further than Journal of a Young Black Woman, a compilation of works meant to celebrate, inspire, and encourage young black women from all walks of life. Journal of a Young Black Woman invites readers to take part in a journey of self-discovery inspired by the women of […]

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Come Out to 2SLGBTQ+ Dodgeball!

By Chantelle Archambault, July 23rd, 2018 in

Looking for some active and social summer fun? Join us for 2SLGBTQ+ (2-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer) Dodgeball Night next Tuesday! (Register on Eventbrite or Facebook.) In partnership with Gay Ball Society (GBS), we will be hosting some fun and safe games of dodgeball for members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities at Sports Plus Ltd. in […]

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Welcoming Executive Director Nilda Patey

By Chantelle Archambault, July 19th, 2018 in

We are pleased to announce that Nilda Patey is joining the PHAN team as our new Executive Director! Nilda joins PHAN with more than twenty years of leadership experience in health and human service organizations across Peel, York and Toronto regions. She is passionate about and committed to social economic justice and is driven by […]

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