Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships Learning Series

As part of the Student Development Series offered by SAMRU, the healthy relationships series provides educational opportunities for students on a number of topics related to sexual identity, sexual health, and healthy relationships.  Participants have an opportunity to partake in a variety of free sex-positive, pleasure-positive, inclusive and fun workshops provided by SAMRU throughout the year.
Stay tuned for workshop dates for the 2016-17 academic year.

How to Be A Better Lover

The How to be a Better Lover series focuses on introductory skill-building for students related to healthy relationships and sexuality by delivering weekly sex-positive, pleasure-positive, inclusive, and fun sex and relationships education. Facilitated workshops will also connect participants to community leaders and organizations for additional resources and support. Example topics include pleasure-based anatomy, healthy relationships, negotiating sex, erotic writing, sexual assault awareness, prevention, and support skills.

MSM Sexual Health Leadership Program

The MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) Sexual Health Leadership Program prepares young MSM to develop the knowledge and skills to talk about sexual health in their communities. Over three sessions, in a social group with their peers, participants are encouraged to reflect on their sexual health knowledge, while being provided with contemporary, fact-based information about sexual health from a sex-positive approach. The program focuses on increasing participant skills and knowledge in exploring sexual health and talking about it with their peers in order to support them as change leaders for healthy sexuality.

Man Enough?

An 8-week interactive program for men, exploring perceptions of masculinity and defining for themselves what it means to be a man. An 8-week program, facilitated by Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA), for men to engage in conversations around masculinity and healthy relationships. Participants will explore, analyze and gain insights into different dimensions of the existing perception of masculinity and its relation with gender equality. More information about each module is available on CCASA’s website: