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Can We Talk? Vol. 2, No. 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1988-10
Pages: 
4
Collections: 
Summary: 
A newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: two missing pages; an article encouraging people to volunteer with AVI and describing the volunteer orientation; ways to support AVI; and an ad for the educational comic "Condoms are Safes" by Don Arioli and Catherine Blake.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

Can We Talk? Vol. 2, No. 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1988-07
Collections: 
Summary: 
A newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an article about the Second Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil; a report from the Upper Island Health Unit in Courtenay; statistics from the Federal Centre for AIDS; an article by the Medical Health Officer about the importance of education; a list of the resources available at AIDS Vancouver Island; ways to contribute to AVI; Dear Condi answers questions about getting tested; an update from the president of the board of AVI; "Facing the Unfaceable" and excerpt from Judith English's speech at the AIDS Candlelight Vigil.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

Can We Talk? Vol. 1, No. 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1987-12
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an introduction to the new Executive Director, Judith English; a list of the resources available at AIDS Vancouver Island; Dear Condi answers a question about a partner who refuses to wear a condom; statistics from the Laboratory Centre for Diseases Control; info about the Living Well support group; ways to contribute to AVI; an article about the "Appearances" benefit concert; a welcome to new volunteers.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS; volunteers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.1, No. 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1998-01
Pages: 
16
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: an introduction to the first issue; Marty introduces himself and talks about his goals for the Inside/Outside column for inmates and parolees; Dear Kate answers questions about anything; "Forbidden Desire" by Reme Du Chance; a story about heroin by anonymous; an article about the police and prostitutes; two pages of poems by various authors; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services; a word search.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.1, No. 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1998-04
Pages: 
16
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: a column for squatters by Rune; Dear Kate answers a question about oil-based lip balms and condoms, and another question about different sizes of rigs; an interview with a guy who works in the sex trade; Megan's My Opinion column is about stigma; safety info about tattoos and piercings; two pages of poems by various authors; info about hepatitis C; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services; a word search.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.1, No. 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1998-07
Pages: 
16
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: a letter and poem from Patrick Rafferty, an inmate at William Head; Dear Kate answers a question about testing dope for strength and the link between yeast infections and condoms; an article about prostitute's rights activists; "Top 48 Reasons Why Whores are My Heros" by Megan Lewis; an interview with Brian from the Methadone Clinic; crazy-ass crossword puzzle; two pages of poems by various authors; info about steroid use; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.2, No. 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1999-04
Pages: 
20
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty's Inside/Outside column advocating for better treatment of inmates and talking about is experience of being clean; Dear Kate answers a question about why the exchange is giving out ammonia; "I Will Run with the Horses" by Patti Quin; info on cleaning rigs; self defense tips from the pros; Megan's My Opinion column is about the things she would or wouldn't change about working in the sex trade; "Life After Prostitution from a Male Perspective" by Junior; two pages of poems by various authors; info on sharpening needles and chemicals in speed; HIV/AIDS Special Feature including a chart with possible interactions between street drugs and HIV medications; new programs and staff at AIDS Vancouver Island; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.2, No. 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1999-01
Pages: 
20
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty's Inside/Outside column is about the support work that SOS does; Dear Kate writes about necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating disease); "Gittin' Mad: A Prison Hep C Story" by Mike; a story about addiction by Domestic Junkie; Megan's My Opinion column is about bad dates; safety tips for sex trade work; info on what to do if someone is ODing; crazy-ass crossword puzzle; two pages of poems by various authors; "The Mystery of A.W.: Is He Alive or Dead?" by RJ McGillivray; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.1, No. 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1998-10
Pages: 
20
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty's Inside/Outside column about liaising between cons and the street and advocating for a needle exchange in William Head Prison; Dear Kate writes about death and grief; BJM's lifestory; Megan's Opinion Column is about unity and looking out for each other; a three page focus on cops including a letter about police harassment, a list of rights, info about police questioning and investigations, and how to find a lawyer; "Edith Springer: Junkie with Pride!" an interview printed from a book published by the Santa Cruz needle exchange; three pages of poems by various authors; tips from the pros for faking and common sense safety stuff; info on how to take care of new piercings; "Talk to Your Doc" by Ramona; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

Ho's & Hypes Vol.2, No. 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
Date: 
1999-07
Pages: 
20
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty's Inside/Outside column about discrimination in elections for committee chairman at William Head Prison and fighting for a needle exchange program at William Head Prison; Dear Kate answers questions about cooking coke and heroin; an anonymous story about loneliness and getting clean; "At Peace with the Wolves" by Domestic Junkie; Megan's My Opinion column is about acknowledging the things she liked about sex trade work; info about people not responding to Hep A and B vaccines; Minneh Kamau's story of being an HIV+ refugee claimant on disability; two pages of poems by various authors; an update on the SOS needle exchange; letters to the editor; info about SOS programs; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers

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