CATIE: COVID-19 vaccine access for communities affected by HIV and hepatitis C   29 of June 2021

Moderator: Shriya Hari, CATIE



  • Ky’okusinga Kirunga, African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario

  • Patrick McDougall, Dr. Peter Centre

  • Harlan Pruden (Nehiyô/First Nations Cree), Chee Mamuk, B.C. Centre for Disease Control

  • Bernadette Lettner, South Riverdale Community Health Centre

  • Praney Anand, Executive Director -  Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP) 

ASAAP Pride Month 2021 Event: #Resilient   27 of June 2021

Resilient Fund Donation link:

Hosts: Seema Aunty & Ty

#PrideMonth #brownandproud #loveislove

ASAAP Tek Up Space: A Panel on Being Queer and Indo-Caribbean  23 of June 2021

Indo-Caribbean folxs embody multiple identities and complex cultural histories. However, mainstream South Asian and Caribbean spaces often render Indo-Caribbean voices invisible, especially in queer spaces. Tek Up Space is a panel exploring the nuances, diversity and accomplishments of the queer Indo-Caribbean experience.



  • David Soomarie (he/him)- HIV and LGBTQ+ activist, PHA and a relative newcomer from Trinidad.

  • Ayesha Khan (she/her)- Grassroots activist and community worker who works in the Jane & Finch community.

  • Joan Rupram (they/them)- Pleasure doula, wisdom doula and healer.

  • Jennifer Goordat (she/her)- School teacher and self-described baby queer.

Realize: Real Talk with Realize & ASAAP   28 of May 2021

A Conversation with South Asian Communities: HIV Issues at the National Level

Moderator: Puja Ahluwalia, Realize

Panelists: Praney Anand, Executive Director ASAAP; Mohini Datta-Ray, North York Women's Shelter; Rahim Thawer, Affective Consulting & Psychotherapy Services

The Queer Bunch: Episode 10 “Harm reduction and its realities!”   29 of April 2021

Host Kero Saleib, and co-hosts Viviana Santibañez, Ticha Albino, and Antoine Elhashem + guest co-host Tyllin Cordero Sexual Health Programs Manager at ASAAP

Special guests Jordan Bond-Gorr and Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco

The Queer Bunch is an online and on social media show

A presentation of: ON the COUCH, AIDS Committee of Durham Region (ACDR), and Middle Eastern Nights

Produced by: theBUZZ and PinkPlayMags


Producers: Antoine Elhashem and Kero Saleib

Edited by: Antoine Elhashem

Directed by: Antoine Elhashem and Kero Saleib