ACT Research Reports

This list organizes ACT Research reports by broad subject. Click on the underlined subject to go to the associated list or use your browser sidebar arrow to scroll down through the whole list.

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An alphabetical list of full-text versions is available here.

Subjects:
Stigma and Discrimination
Gay Men & other men who have sex with men
Prevention, Harm Reduction Education and Communications
Program and Service Evaluation and Delivery
Women, Youth and Heterosexual Men



Stigma and Discrimination
HIV/AIDS stigma, denial, fear and discrimination : experiences and responses of people from African and Caribbean communities
by Erica Lawson ... [et al.] -- Toronto : The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) c2006. 66 p. ; 28 cm.

Gay Men & other men who have sex with men (See also “Prevention, Harm Reduction Education and Communications” section)
Ageing and HIV risk among gay men
James Murray and Barry D. Adam. -- Toronto : ACT, [2002] [33] p. ; 28 cm.
(Modified version published in: The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. Vol. 10, No. 3-4 (Fall/Winter) 2001: pp. 75-90).

*Black gay and bisexual men and AIDS : report on qualitative research
prepared by Robert Gray for The AIDS Committee of Toronto. -- [Toronto : ACT, 1991?] 20 leaves ; 28 cm.

Can you relate? A qualitative examination of the condom use in gay men’s relationships.
Allie Lehmann & Robb Travers. -- [Toronto : ACT], 1993

Can you (still) relate? : a qualitative examination of sexual health issuesfacing gay men in relationships
John Maxwell. -- [Toronto] : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1997. 8, [6] leaves : forms ; 28 cm.

Gay men and inconsistent behaviour
John Maxwell. [ Gay Men’s Health Promotion ], 1994

Getting primed : informing HIV prevention with gay/bi/queer trans men in Ontario. 2008.

HIV negative, yet living with HIV : a qualitative study of the effects of HIV/AIDS on HIV negative gay men in Toronto
John Maxwell. -- [Toronto] : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1996. 16 leaves ; 29 cm.

Know More: Snapshots from the Lambda Survey of Gay and Bisexual Men in Ontario

Lambda Survey (Technical Report) 2011:
M-Track Ontario Second Generation Surveillance

Let's keep talking : an HIV risk-reduction group for young gay and bisexual males
John Maxwell and Robb Travers. -- [Toronto] : ACT ; CTYS, c1998. 26 leaves ; 28 cm.

MaBwana fact sheet: Black gay and bisexual men in Toronto

MaBwana Fact Sheet: In our own words

MaBwana : health, community and vulnerability to HIV among African, Caribbean and Black gay and bisexual men in Toronto
Winston Husbands ... [et al.]. -- Toronto : ACCHO, [2009].

*Men's survey '90 : a Toronto venue-based survey of gay and bisexual men and their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour related to HIV/AIDS
Ted Myers [et al.] -- [Toronto] : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1991. xi, 57 p. ; 28 cm

Party Drugs in Toronto's Gay Dance Club Scene: Issues for HIV Prevention for Gay Men
Winston Husbands ... [et al.] for AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) -- Toronto : ACT, c2004. ii, 56 p. ; 28 cm.

Positive perspectives : a qualitative examination of issues facing HIV positive gay men in Toronto
John Maxwell. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, Gay Men's Health Promotion Programme, 1998. 9, [3] leaves ; 28 cm

Renewing HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men: A research report on safer sex practices among high-risk men and men in couples in Toronto
By Barry D. Adam, Winston Husbands... [et al.] --Toronto: University of Windsor; AIDS Committee of Toronto, c2003. 43 p. ; 28 cm.

Risk management in circuits of gay and bisexual men : results from the Toronto Pride survey
Barry D. Adam... [et al.] -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, c2007. 41 p. ; 28 cm.

Safer sex and young gay and bisexual men: a focus group report
Conducted by Allie Lehmann. -- [ City of Toronto Department of Public Health], October 1994

Young gay and bisexual men and HIV : a qualitative study of safer sex knowledge and behaviour among young gay and bisexual men
John Maxwell. -- [Toronto] : ACT, 1998. 13, [2] p. ; 29 cm.

Young gay men and AIDS: report on a qualitative study
Prepared by Robert Gray. -- [ Toronto : ACT ], 1991

Prevention, Harm Reduction Education and Communications
(See also “Gay men & other men who have sex with men” and “Women and Youth” sections)

A call for change : rethinking HIV prevention education approaches in Toronto's gay community
John Maxwell. -- [Toronto : ACT], 1994. [14] p. ; 28 cm.

Drug use and HIV risk among gay men in the dance/club scene in Toronto : how should AIDS prevention programmes respond?
research report / written by Glen Brown ; research organized and conducted by Chris Lau and James Murray. -- [Toronto] : ACT, 2001. 31 leaves ; 28 cm.

*HIV prevention research with men who have sex with men : present knowledge; future directions
John Maxwell for Community Research Initiative of Toronto. -- Toronto : The author, 1999. 57 p. ; 28 cm.

*Park outreach phone survey
Prepared by John Maxwell. -- [Toronto] : Gay Men's Education Network, 1997. 7 leaves ; 29 cm.

Policy on the use of criminal sanctions as a response to the transmission of HIV
Michael Battista ,1996

Post-exposure prophylaxis: a discussion paper
Prepared by Lauren Lindsay. -- [Toronto : ACT], 1997

*Public places, private acts : a report of the AIDS Committee of Toronto's Pilot Project for Parks and Washroom Outreach, Spring 1993
by Abe Karrel. -- Toronto : ACT, 1993. [47] leaves ; 28 cm

A qualitative assessment of the 1996 AIDS Committee of Toronto educational brochure : safer sex guide for men having sex with men
James Murray. -- Toronto : ACT, 2001. 20 leaves ; 28 cm.

A qualitative assessment of two educational brochures: HIV antibody testing : information for men and safer sex for gay men : HIV+ and HIV-
John Maxwell -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1996. 19 p. : forms ; 28 cm.

A qualitative report on congratulatory campaigns and concepts for gay men
prepared by Allie Lehmann & Robb Travers. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, c1993. 16 leaves ; 28 cm.

Describes the consultative process by which ACT created and carried out a campaign to congratulate gay men and acknowledge the efforts of the gay community in confronting AIDS and HIV.

*Report : communication development study
The AIDS Committee of Toronto -- Toronto : ACT, 1990. 30 p. ; 29 cm.

*Report : indepth research : AIDS communication study
Informa Research Company. -- Toronto : The Company, 1987. 44, 36 p. ; 28 cm.
Examines the impact that ACT has made in terms of AIDS education, and provides guidance in shaping future gay-focused communication initiatives. The report explores the knowledge and attitudes of gay men in Toronto regarding AIDS and HIV, and seeks to identify how attitudes have been shaped.

Summary report of focus groups with Outreach Program volunteers
to discuss improvements to the program by Chris Lau, 2002

*VIVER white paper on HIV/AIDS and the Portuguese-speaking communities of Toronto
AIDS Committee of Toronto Portuguese-speaking Men's Outreach Project. -- [Toronto] : AIDS Committee of Toronto, c2001. 4 p. ; 28 cm.

Welcome to Condom Country campaign interim evaluation report
prepared for AIDS Committee of Toronto by Shea and Company. -- [Toronto] : Shea & Co, 2002. 17 leaves ; 28 cm

Welcome to Condom Country campaign final evaluation report
prepared for AIDS Committee of Toronto by Shea and Company. -- [Toronto] : Shea & Co, 2002.

Program and Service Evaluation and Delivery
(See also “Prevention and Harm Reduction Education and Communication” and “Women and Youth” sections)

Community Report: Living with HIV Over the Long-Term Jessica Cattaneo, Soo Chan Carusone, Lydia Makoroka, Stephanie Karapita, Kenneth King, Kate Murzin, and Winston Husbands, 2014.

Community Report: Planning for the Long-term. Jessica Cattaneo and Kate Murzin, 2011.

Evaluation Report: TowelTalk Bathhouse Counselling. Jessica Cattaneo, Roy Cain, Jim Cullen, Trevor Hart, and James Murray, 2011.

Evaluation Report: Attack of the Cursed Syphilis awareness campaign for gay and bisexual men. John Maxwell, AIDS Committee of Toronto, 2011

*AIDSupport review : results, recommendations and action plan
prepared for the AIDS Committee of Toronto ; prepared by the ARA Consulting Group. -- Toronto : The Group, 1994. 27 p. ; 28 cm.

*Assessing ACT's Access Centre and walk-in client services: perspectives of staff, volunteers and clients: final report
by Rob Travers and Kay Ray, April 2001

Assessing the HIV/AIDS prevention, education and support needs of trans people living in Toronto
by Syrus Ware for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, c2004. 51 p. ; 28 cm.

Back to the future : a feasibility study on return-to-work programming for people living with HIV/AIDS
by Ian Grubb and Craig McClure for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. -- [Toronto?] : Health Hounds, 1997. iv, 71 leaves. ; 28 cm.

JOIN Retention Project : building an adaptable service delivery template : best practices in employment retention
Scott Allan White. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Job Opportunity Information Network (JOIN), 2009. -- 87 p. ; 28 cm.

*Board evaluation survey results
[AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)] -- [Toronto : ACT, 1998] 8 leaves ; 28 cm.

A Case Management Approach to Support Services for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) / Winston Husbands ... [et al.] [for the] AIDS Committee of Toronto [and the] Community-Linked Evaluation AIDS Resource (CLEAR Unit) [at] McMaster University. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, c2005.

*The challenge of AIDS grief and loss : responding to community needs
by Yvette Perreault and Wayne Fitton. -- Toronto : ACT, 1993. 10 p. : forms ; 28 cm. Reports on the origins, content, structure and evaluation of a workshop sponsored by ACT on grief and loss.

Community Kitchen for HIV-Positive Women : a program assessment.
Tania Smith [for] Women's Community Development [at] AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. [4 leaves] ; 28 cm.

Evaluation Report: Take Pride in Yourself, Take Care of Each Other - ACT's Ten Year Anniversary Campaign
John Maxwell, September 1993

*Excellence in Health Promotion Project : final report
Wendy Pinder and Ron Rosenes for the AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation. -- [Toronto : The authors], 2001. 18 p. ; 28 cm.

Helping People with HIV/AIDS Return to the Workforce : successes and challenges of a return-to-work program in Toronto (Fact Sheet)
Prepared by Matt Boazman for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. Toronto: ACT, 2004. [1 leaf] ; 28 cm.

*A literature search and review of volunteer training materials relevant to HIV/AIDS service delivery : report presented to the AIDS Committee of Toronto
by Lynn Andrews. -- Toronto : ACT, 1995. 99 p. ; 28 cm.

The Living Guide evaluation report
prepared by eeb consulting & associates (Canada) for The AIDS Committee of Toronto and The HIV/AIDS Cultural Network of Metropolitan Toronto and Surrounding Area. -- [Toronto?] : eeb consulting & associates (Canada), 1998. [71] p. ; 28 cm.

*Living with dying - dying at home : an AIDS care team resource manual National Implementation Project final report
by Deborah Randall-Wood and John Russell. -- Toronto : Casey House Hospice [and] AIDS Committee of Toronto, c1995. [102] leaves in var. paging ; 28 cm.
Positive Wellness Survey: Report on Results
Kristy Buck, May/August 2007

Providing information is not enough : HIV prevention programming at the AIDS Committee of Toronto : looking back and moving forward / John Maxwell. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 2007.
Research and evaluation capacity-building initiative at the AIDS Committee of Toronto
final report / Robb Travers ... [et al.] -- [Toronto : ACT], 2002. 41 leaves ; 28 cm.

*A review of the AIDSupport services of the AIDS Committee of Toronto
prepared for the AIDS Committee of Toronto ; prepared by the ARA Consulting Group. -- Toronto : The Group, 1994. [43] p. ; 28 cm.

Services/client information network : Health Canada Phase 1 Report needs analysis final report
prepared by The Oulton Group. -- [Toronto] : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1996. 25 p. ; 28 cm.

Services/client information network : final report
Dave Doig. -- Toronto : ACT, 1998

Volunteer Satisfaction and Experience Survey Report
by Jessica Cattaneo, Christen Johnson and Sergio Martinez for the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). -- Toronto : ACT, 2010. 49 p.

Women's community development program of the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) : an assessment report.
Tania Smith [for] Women's Community Development [at] AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. [5 leaves]; 28 cm.

Working positive : a needs assessment of Employment Action for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs)
by Winston Husbands for the AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation. -- Toronto : ACT; TPWAF, 2003. iii, 49 p. ; 28 cm.

Youth serving youth - phase 1 : origin and content of the Peer Outreach Project (POP) at the AIDS Committee of Toronto
by Danielle Layman-Pleet, Marlene Ham and Winston Husbands for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. 8 p. ; 28 cm.

Women, Youth and Heterosexual Men
Community Kitchen for HIV-Positive Women : a program assessment.
Tania Smith [for] Women's Community Development [at] AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. [4 leaves] ; 28 cm.

*Final report on future directions for ACT's women and AIDS program
Prepared by Deborah Leach and Linda Reid. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1994. 20 p. ; 28 cm.

Includes background on ACT's current women and AIDS program, results of consultations, and recommendations. Based on consultations with service providers working with and for women living with HIV/AIDS IN Ontario, and evaluation surveys and interviews with those involved in the woman to woman consultation program.

iSpeak Consultation Report: Engaging Heterosexual Black Men on HIV and Health Prepared by Shani Robertson (Own Volition) for the iSpeak Research Collaboration

Lesbians and HIV: focus group summary
Prepared By : Janet Rowe [ Women’s Outreach Coordinator]

Let's keep talking : an HIV risk-reduction group for young gay and bisexual males
John Maxwell and Robb Travers. -- [Toronto] : ACT ; CTYS, c1998. 26 leaves ; 28 cm.

Safer sex and young gay and bisexual men: a focus group report
Conducted by Allie Lehmann. -- [ City of Toronto Department of Public Health], October 1994

Talking Black: HIV-related needs, challenges & priorities of heterosexual Black men in Ontario
Winston Husbands et al. 2013. 28 p.

Women's community development program of the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) : an assessment report.
Tania Smith [for] Women's Community Development [at] AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. [5 leaves]; 28 cm.

Young gay men and AIDS
prepared by Robert Gray. -- Toronto : AIDS Committee of Toronto, 1991. 24 p. ; 29 cm.

Young gay and bisexual men and HIV : a qualitative study of safer sex knowledge and behaviour among young gay and bisexual men
John Maxwell. -- [Toronto] : ACT, 1998. 13, [2] p. ; 29 cm.

Youth serving youth - phase 1 : origin and content of the Peer Outreach Project (POP) at the AIDS Committee of Toronto
by Danielle Layman-Pleet, Marlene Ham and Winston Husbands for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. -- Toronto : ACT, 2003. 8 p. ; 28 cm.

Youth Migration Project: A study of LGBT2 youth who migrate to Toronto
Youth Migration Project team. -- Toronto : Youth Migration Project, [2005]. [24] p. over 6 pamphlets ; 28 cm.