Posts Tagged ‘Halifax Sexual Health Centre’

Supports and services for survivors expand on campus

On April 5, 2017, the Globe and Mail reported that Halifax Regional Police signed on to a campaign that encouraged people to “start by believing” when it came to filed crimes of sexual assault. Nova Scotia, which Statistics Canada reports has the highest rate of sexual assault per any Atlantic province, has experienced a shift…

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Testing for STIs in Halifax

Options for students to get tested on and off campus Emma Drudge, News Contributor   A student answering his phone breaks the silence in the waiting room at the Halifax Sexual Health Centre. “Hello? I can’t talk right now, I’m in class.” Sexually transmitted infections are just one of many reasons why people visit the…

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Safe phone sex

Niko Bell, The Sex Collective The Guardian revealed on Nov. 5 that British researchers are close to creating a fast, personal, cell-phone operated STI detector. A small sample of urine or saliva placed on a chip would tell users if they had been infected by herpes, chlamydia or gonorrhea. Best of all, the whole kit…

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