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Going Down: A Guide to Cunninglingus

If you’re interested in eating out, but aren’t sure where to start or what to do once you get going, this is the workshop for you! Knowing how to please your partner(s) requires communication, awareness of their body, and practiced technique. This workshop is great for people who want to explore the act of eating out […]

Getting Hot

Lots of us would like to have more sex, but sometimes we just don’t know how to get ourselves in the mood and make it happen. This workshop is packed full of our favourite tips and tricks for jump-starting your sex life and finding more ways to get turned on. We’ll discuss ways to talk […]

How to Talk to Your Kids about Porn

Discovered your kid looking at porn? Nervous about what to do because they have shared sexy selfies? Feeling awkward because they have come to you with questions? We will explore how adults can have informed, meaningful and respectful conversations about the realities of sexual entertainment with the kids in their life.

Having Sex When It’s Complicated

Sexual experiences can be fun, playful, confusing, intense, difficult, healing, liberatory, and everything in between. This activity-based workshop will focus on tools you can use to navigate sex when it’s on the more complicated side of things. We’ll go through some ways to figure out what you are and aren’t in to, how to tell […]

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea: Book Launch

Join Venus Envy and the Ten Oaks Project for the book launch of ‘From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea’ by Kai Cheng Thom. Where: 25OneCommunity at 251 Bank St. When: Sunday November 5, 1pm-3pm This event is free! Books will be available for purchase on site. From the Stars […]

Going Down: A Guide to Fellatio

Want to give your pal the blow job of their life, but aren’t sure where to start or what to do once you get going? Then this workshop is for you! From basic anatomy (in all our lovely varieties) to tips for the advanced, we’ll cover a wide range of information about the fine art […]

Queer & Trans Yoga

Free! Donations gratefully accepted for Manajiwin, the body-positive and LGBTTQ+ safe fitness space, offered by Kind and the Odawa Native Friendship Centre Facilitated by Grounded Turtle Yoga This class welcomes those who are new to yoga, and those who are more experienced. We have one single-stall bathroom where people are welcome to change before or […]

Let’s learn about sex, baby!

We all love getting it on. And it’s made even better by the fact that we can talk about it openly and honestly, sharing what works well for us, and that time it didn’t work out so perfectly. As a liberal-minded woman I’m quite open to experimenting sexually (with my monogamous companion of course), and as […]

Sex Survey Results! A deep, hard hitting analysis

The results are in for our completely non-scientific annual sex and dating survey. We asked Ottawa to throw back the sheets to show us what you got and now we can’t unsee it. We now have no choice but to share the love (or lust) with the rest of you. Quality and Quantity Around 21% […]

Apt613’s 4th Annual Big O-Town Sexy Survey

It’s the 4th year in a row we’re publishing the Big Sexy O-town Sex Survey! While we still want to know about the ins and outs of Ottawans’ sex lives, we’ve added a few questions to learn more about Ottawa’s dating scene. You think it sucks to be single in the city? Then maybe we […]

Valentine’s Day Live Sexpert Panel

Welcome to the first ever Apt613 live panel. In honour of Valentine’s Day, we will be discussing sexuality and relationship issues in the national capital region with three of the city’s  sexperts: Nadine Thornhill is a sex educator and the program director for Planned Parenthood Ottawa’s Insight Theatre, as well as a playwright, poet, burlesque performer, partner […]

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