Natasha Williamson
Natasha Williamson
Originally from the small town of Coninsgby, England, Natasha is finishing up her fourth year studying leadership and sociology. Natasha prioritizes inclusion and diversity in her work; she is also passionate about LGBTQ+ advocacy, geocaching, reading, and swimming. She has been involved in several campus initiatives and societies, previously working as a proctor in Harrison House, as secretary for the UNBSU, and currently as Qmunity UNB's co-president. No matter the time of day, there's a good chance Natasha is either eating strawberry wafers or taking a nap.
September 29, 2018

September Sex Column: Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Health Resources in Fredericton

Graphic by Book Sadprasid

Sex

Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre (FSAC)

fsacc.ca

The Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre (FSAC) provides information and counselling services to those who have been affected by sexual assault, sexual abuse and dating violence. Their 24-hour support number is (506) 454-0437. FSAC is always looking for volunteers! For more information about FSAC or to volunteer, visit fsacc.ca. Counselling services are also available on campus at Counselling Services in CC Jones. Maggie Forsythe, UNB’s campus sexual assault support advocate, is located on the 2nd floor of CC Jones and is available to support anyone affected by sexual violence.


Pleasures N’ Treasures

558 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB

info@pleasuresntreasures.com

Pleasures N’ Treasures is an adult store that sells sex toys, lingerie, adult DVDs, and more from a variety of different brands. Pleasures N’ Treasures is open Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.


Sexuality

Qmunity UNB

facebook.com/QmunityUNB/

Qmunity UNB is the most active LGBTQ+ student group on the UNB Fredericton campus; their purpose is to unite, support, and provide visibility for UNB’s LGBTQ+ community. Through monthly open meetings and many other events and activities, they create space and social opportunities for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and community members. Almost all their events are free!


The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Room #203 in the Student Union Building

facebook.com/the203UNB/

The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity provides support to the UNB’s LGBTQ+ community. The 203 hosts open hours for students to study, socialize, and relax in their space alongside monthly events and programs. The centre is always looking for volunteers! Visit their Facebook page for more information about upcoming events and how to volunteer.


UNB EngiQueers

facebook.com/UNBEngiQueers/

UNB EngiQueers aims to provide a safe and inclusive environment for members of the LGBTQ+ community. They raise awareness about the LGBTQ+ community within the Faculty of Engineering and provide resources to LGBTQ+ engineering students.


Imprint Youth Association

facebook.com/imprintyya/

The Imprint Youth Association is an LGBTQ+ youth community that hosts many events and fundraisers around Fredericton. They are currently fundraising to secure a friendly, all-ages LGBTQ+ space downtown. Visit their Facebook page to donate and find out how to get involved!


Fredericton Gender Minorities

facebook.com/FGMFredericton/

info@frederictongenderminorities.com

Fredericton Gender Minorities is a support and action community for transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex individuals in the Fredericton area. Fredericton Gender Minorities performs outreach and support activities to help support the gender minority community and raise awareness. They also host weekly events and get-togethers around the city.


Sexual Health

UNB Student Health Centre

CC Jones Student Services Centre, third floor

(506) 453-4837

The UNB Student Health Centre aims to provide primary health care to full-time UNB and STU students. The Student Health Centre can provide a variety of services, including Papanicolaou (pap) tests, sexually transmitted infection tests, pregnancy tests, and more. Free condoms are also available here.


AIDS New Brunswick

65 Brunswick Street

Aidsnb.com

AIDS New Brunswick is an organization that provides support to those affected or living with AIDS. The organization also aims to provide information to reduce the spread of AIDS, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Visit their website for more information!


Clinic 554

554 Brunswick Street

Clinic554.ca

Clinic 554 delivers patient-centred care with a focus on inclusivity, compassion, and respect. Not only is Clinic 554 the only private abortion clinic in the province, they also provide transgender and gender variant healthcare services that may be difficult to secure elsewhere.


Reproductive Justice NB

Rjnb.org

Reproductive Justice NB works to increase abortion access and create awareness about reproductive justice in New Brunswick. Detailed information on how to access abortion services, plus information on their upcoming events and advocacy endeavours, can be found on their website.

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