Nathan Lachowsky’s presentation will focus on CBRC’s Sex Now Survey. He will share key findings from the in-person Sex Now 2018 survey conducted at 15 LGBTQ2+ pride festivals across Canada. He will provide updates for the online Sex Now 2019 survey, including innovations in mail- home self-collection kits for HIV, HCV and syphilis screening. Finally, he will discuss future plans and opportunities for Sex Now 2020 and beyond.
Presented by Nathan Lachowsky at Summit 2019: Queering Healthcare Access and Accessibility, in Vancouver October 31 - November 1. For more information visit cbrc.net/summit
Nathan Lachowsky is Research Director at CBRC and Principal Investigaytor of the Sex Now Survey. He is also an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar at the University of Victoria.
Championing interdisciplinary and community-based approaches, he has conducted HIV and sexual health research with sexual and
gender minoritized men, including Indigenous Two-Spirit and ethnoracial minority men across Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand. Nathan’s principal area of research focuses on social and behavioural epidemiology and the importance of developing and analyzing mixed methods data to inform public health practice, health service provision, and policy. He conducts interdisciplinary research within a social justice framework in order to achieve health equity for marginalized communities.