The mission of the Peer Sexual Health Educators is to educate and empower Western students to live sexually healthy lives. This includes a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and relationships, and the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion and violence.
The Peer Sexual Health Educators provides a variety of programs and services designed to help students experience their sexuality and sexual relationships in ways that are empowered, healthy, positive, and pleasurable.
One-on-One Informational Sessions
Peer Sexual Health Educators provide free, confidential, one-on-one information sessions for students interested in learning more about sex and sexual health. More information about this service, including how to schedule a session, can be found on our Sexual Health Information Session page.
The Peer Sexual Health Educators offer interactive and fun educational workshops that promote healthy sexuality. These programs can be provided to residence halls and other student groups/clubs both on and off campus.
Cookies and Condoms
This 1-hour presentation aims to motivate students to practice safe sex and access sexual health resources available to them on campus. It covers basic STI information, safe sex practices, correct condom use and tips for talking with partners about sex and protection. Free cookies and condoms are provided!
Hot and Ready
This 1.5-hour presentation aims to help students develop greater awareness of their own responses to attraction and their preferences/boundaries related to sex, as well as increased practical skills for consent-based sexual relationships. It covers sexual attraction and desire, personal boundaries, and tips for navigating issues of consent and pleasure with intimate partners. When possible, Hot & Ready pizzas are provided as well.
Peer Sexual Health Educators can also be available to provide presentations on other related sexual health topics and to participate in campus tabling events upon request. For more information or to request an outreach program, please submit a program request form.