Once again we are Valentine’s Day as an excuse to run our annual sex syurvy! Our goal: to satisfy our own voyeuristic streak to provide a safe and serious place to discuss sexual issues of great import, such as Ottawa’s best makeout spot. While some of the questions in this year’s survey are new, for […]
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 […]
Like a teenager alone with the internet, Apartment613 editors tend to have only one thing on our mind around mid February. Not satisfied with our annual sex survey, we have decided to double down on our coverage of Ottawa’s sexual side with our first ever live panel. From noon to 1pm this Valentine’s Day, Thursday February […]
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 […]
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% […]
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 […]
On July 9th, Venus Envy hosted the debut book launch for Metonymy Press, a Montreal-based publishing house created and maintained by Oliver Pickle and Ashley Fortier. This was my first time attending one of Venus Envy’s many events, and it was a welcome sight to see that they had packed a full house. And, to […]
See Vivek Shraya at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23rd and 24th.
At Venus Envy, Carly Boyce, a visiting workshop leader from Toronto, will be leading a workshop called “Suicide intervention for weirdos, freaks and queers: Helping our friends who sometimes want to die maybe not die.”
With sun in the forecast, this weekend looks to be a great one to spend outside. Whether you’re enjoying CityFolk or running the Army Run, now is the time to (finally!) enjoy some summer weather!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]