Screening followed by a Q&A Panel
Date: Thurs Dec 8
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: 40 Willcocks St, Room 1016
(Wilson Hall, University of Toronto)
—Proceeds will go to Queer Asian Youth & ACAS
2012 Chinese Documentary Festival (Hong Kong)
2012 South Taiwan Film Festival (Taiwan)
2013 ShanghaiPRIDE (China)
2013 Beijing Queer Film Festival (China)
2015 Ying E Chi Macau Film Festival (Macau)
Legal rights of the LGBTQ community have improved dramatically this year in Asia. Two districts of Tokyo have already started issuing certificates recognizing same-sex partnerships and Taiwan is just one step away from national legislation for same-sex marriage. However, in Hong Kong, the so-called “International City”, the government has barred foreign consulates from issuing marriage certificates to their own citizens, let alone recognizing same-sex relationships for the local people.This documentary will shed some light on the problems and barriers that same-sex couples are facing in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Guy & Henry met in Hong Kong. They travelled to Vancouver in 2011 to get married and relocated to Toronto in 2015. The couple will attend the Q&A session after the screening.
Can two people form a family solely for the sake of love? Guy and Henry, a couple deeply in love, had willingly travelled all the way from Hong Kong to Vancouver, Canada in order to get married, when such marriage is not even recognized legally in their hometown. Why did they make such a big effort to do this? What is the true meaning of marriage? Under the mentality of Chinese families in a post-colonial society like Hong Kong and through their marriage, how did the couple realize their family members’ hope regarding their union? As the couple got married in a relatively open society like Canada, how are the newlyweds influenced by the western society’s mentality and its marriage regulations?
Wednesdays can be the hardest day to get through during the week. Now you can look forward to a Gay Asian potluck every month! Bring some food to share, and you’ll be sure to have fun!
It’s time for some discussion around the table! Topics range from sex lives, to cruising, to the fun of being you
Date: Wednesday, November 30
Time: 6:00 – 9:00PM
Location: Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS)
260 Spadina Ave, Unit 410
Please remember to bring something to share for the potluck. It doesn’t have to be a lot or expensive. We appreciate any contribution.
Contact the men’s team for more info!
Men’s Program Coordinator
(416) 963-4300 ext. 236 ∙ firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Sexual Health Coordinator
(416) 963-4300 ext. 235 ∙ email@example.com
Men’s Outreach Worker
(416) 963-4300 ∙ firstname.lastname@example.org
ACAS (Asian Community AIDS Services) provides HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and support services to the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities. Our programs are based on a pro-active and holistic approach to HIV/AIDS and are provided in a collaborative, empowering, and non-discriminatory manner.
ACAS Men’s Program presents SLAM!: Sex Love Asian Men.
SLAM! addresses health and social issues within the LGBT Asian Men community, and is a program which helps discussion, education, and lifestyles. Our goal is to create a place to discuss and share our experiences, our skills and knowledge with our peers of all orientation, and by exploring holistic and empowering approaches to our identity: physical, emotional, and sexual.
Make a SPLASH at our Launch Party!
Pick up your order or buy the calendar in person.
Get your calendar signed and take photos with your favourite models!
**First 20 calender buyers, get one free drink.
When: Wednesday Nov 23
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Where: Jule, 20 Carlton St
WET – 2017 Asian Guys Charity Calendar
A totally inclusive Asian calendar experience! Real guys, Real bodies for a Real good cause!
How about something a little different, a little fun and a lot creative!
This is not your typical (BASIC) man of the month calendar. ART+INCLUSION+ASIANS equals a good year ahead!
We’re spotlighting the fact that Asians ARE sexy –because frankly everybody is sexy! So no matter your body type, age, gender, everyone has something to offer! So get a little WET with some Asians this year!
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Curated from HIV/AIDS Spreads Among Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang
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