Policies affect and impact various intersections of GBMSM communities in Canada. The experts present four key policy issues that affect GBMSM. The four policy areas discussed are queer identity and health equity, HIV and criminalization, the blood ban for GBMSM, and overdose and drug criminalization. Be part of an engaging and enriching experience of critical perspectives and a deeper dive into the issues.


– Dr. Cameron Mckenzie, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Work, at Wilfrid Laurier University
– Ryan Peck, Executive Director and Lawyer at the HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
– Nick Boyce,  Director of the Ontario Harm Reduction Network (OHRN)
– Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, James R. Johnston Chair of Black Canadian Studies in the Faculty of Medicine and Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology at Dalhousie University; Co-Lead of the Black Health Education Collaborative