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Events

Upcoming Events

  • GET TESTED: Free HIV Testing in Des Moines East Village

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    Free and Confidential HIV & STD in East Village! On Thursday, October 13, 2016 The Project of Primary Health Care and Polk County Health Department will be providing free HIV and STD testing in Des Moines historic East Village. Screenings Provided: Rapid HIV test using INSTI – the one minute HIV test. Syphilis test – blood draw

  • Pride Sunday – Duck Pond Game

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    Duck Pond Game – Pride Sunday at The Project of PHC/Project HIM tent at Capital City Pride 2016.   How To Play: Answer an HIV/STI trivia question correctly for a chance to pick a duck from the pond. Win the prize that corresponds to the code on the bottom of the duck.

  • Pride Saturday – Pie On The Face

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    Stop by our pride tent and play this exciting game – filled with fun and suspense, and somebody’s bound to get splatted! Be the last person standing and win an awesome prize! Be “selfie” ready because photos will be taken and posted on social media.

  • PrEP Cocktail Hour @ The Blazing Saddle

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      Join us for the PrEP Cocktail Hour The Blazing Saddle on Friday, April 29th, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Learn more about how PreExposure Prophylaxis prevents HIV transmission and how you can protect yourself and your partner(s). Chat experts one-on-one, hear stories from local guys who are on PrEP about their experience, and meet with

  • Get Tested With Your Bae For Valentines Day

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    FREE Couples Gift Bag! WHEN YOU SIGN UP & COMPLETE “TESTING TOGETHER” WITH YOUR PARTNER BETWEEN FEB. 8TH – 12TH   WHAT IS “TESTING TOGETHER”? Getting tested for HIV and STD can be stressful, and telling your partner could be even harder. Testing Together works to makes the process easier! Working with a trained counselor to

  • Project HIM Campus Tour 2015 – Grinnell College

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    Free + Confidential HIV/STI Screening. Appointments take as little as 20 minutes. No insurance required. We offer the following tests: Rapid HIV Test* – fingerstick. Chlamydia/Gonorrhea** – Urine test, throat swab, rectal swab (self-collected) Syphilis** – blood draw. Click here to view our Testing Guide. Click here to view HIV Testing FAQ’s *Result in as

  • Get Cruised & Get Tested – East Village

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    Hanging out at the East Village this Saturday? Get tested for HIV/STI in our Mobile Testing Van (MTV) on September 26th, starting at 9:00 pm. It’s quick, confidential, and free. No appointment & no insurance information required. A Project HIM staff/volunteer will assist you with signing-up that evening.

  • Project HIM Campus Tour: Grinnell College

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    Project HIM is providing FREE & CONFIDENTIAL HIV/STD screening. NO INSURANCE REQUIRED! April 14th, 2015. 11 am – 2 pm. Please check-in at our information table inside the Joe Rosenfield Center.   What Type of Tests Do You Offer? Rapid HIV Test – 15 minutes/ fingerstick. Chlamydia/Gonorrhea – Urine test, throat swab, rectal swab (self-collected). Syphilis –

  • PrEP Panel – Eveything You Wanted To Know, But Were Afraid To Ask

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    Project HIM | The Project of Primary Health Care Presents PrEP Panel – Everything You Wanted To Know, But Were Afraid To Ask Answering the Who, What, Why, and How of PrEP (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis), the pill that prevents HIV infection. Get practical and important information from our panel, from accessing the medication to common side

  • VOLUNTEER: Focus Group Meeting

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    You Are Influential! We’re creating a marketing campaign to get the word out about PrEP. Come join us and give your input about our possible advertising materials! Food and refreshments will be served. Please complete this DOODLE and tell us what time works for you best! We’re located at 1200 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

  • First Saturday Testing Clinic – January

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    Free HIV and STI screening

    We are open this Saturday, January 3rd (and every 1st Saturday of the month) from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at our 1200 University Avenue location. (Use the entrance on the east side of the building.) Get STD screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and HIV – free and confidential. No appointments necessary. No insurance required. Is

  • World AIDS Day Events & Activities

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    Events Calendar for World AIDS Day Sunday, November 30th.  Beer Bust at The Blazing Saddle Benefiting The Project of Primary Health Care’s HIV/AIDS programs & services. Free HIV/STD Screening from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Beer Bust from 2:30 – 5:00 PM         Thursday, December 4th.  Know More! Community Poetry Event at Des

  • Project HIM College Tour: ISU

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    Project HIM in partnership with Delta Lambda Phi Fraternity is offering FREE & CONFIDENTIAL HIV/STD Screening at Iowa State University! Friday, November 21st, 2014. 10 am – 1pm. ISU Memorial Union Sun Room NO INSURANCE NEEDED. What Type of Tests Do You Offer? Rapid HIV Test – 15 minutes/ fingerstick. Chlamydia/Gonorrhea – Urine test, throat

  • Project HIM College Tour: Grinnell College

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    Project HIM is providing FREE & CONFIDENTIAL HIV/STD screening. NO INSURANCE REQUIRED! November 11th, 2014. 1 pm – 4 pm. Please check-in at our information table inside the Joe Rosenfield Center.   What Type of Tests Do You Offer? Rapid HIV Test – 15 minutes/ fingerstick. Chlamydia/Gonorrhea – Urine test, throat swab, rectal swab (self-collected). Syphilis

  • First Saturday HIV/STD Testing Clinic – November

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    Don’t Forget: We are open this Saturday, November 1st (and every 1st Saturday of the month) from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at our 1200 University Avenue location. (Use the entrance on the east side of the building.) Get a full STD screening (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV) – free and confidential. No appointments necessary. No insurance

  • Project HIM @ Iowa Leather Weekend 2014

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    Project HIM & Polk County Department of Health are providing FREE SCREENING for HIV and STD (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis) this Saturday, October 11th, from 6-10 pm.

  • Project HIM @ ISU April 23rd

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    Free & confidential HIV and STD screenings from 1pm – 5pm on April 23rd. You may reserve your spot by scheduling an appointment by clicking here (Select: “Iowa State University: for location.) Please check in at our information table outside the UDCC Room 136.

  • Project HIM @ Grinnell College April 22nd

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    Free & confidential HIV and STD screenings from 2pm – 6pm on April 22nd. You may reserve your spot by scheduling an appointment. Use our Free Testing page. (Select: “Grinnell College: for location.) Please check in at our information table at the lobby of the Joe Rosenfield Center.

  • The Project’s Condom Fashion Show

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    The Project’s First Condom Couture Fashion Show. March 29th. 6:30 pm at The Garden Nightclub. See a high fashion runway show with fabulous creations made from this unconventional material. Reserve your VIP tables now! Click here for ticket information. 

  • TheGTalk Launch & Viewing Party

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    Join us as we launch Season 1 of Project HIM”s The G Talk!   Watch it before it goes live on-line!   The G Talk is a candid and unfiltered discussion about love, relationship and sex, as experienced by our panel of local gay and bi men. Meet the cast & crew behind the show!

  • FREE HIV Testing in Ames

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    Free & confidential HIV testing in Ames/ISU.   Wednesdays: March 5th & April 2nd 11am – 4pm.   Located at Primary Health Care’s convenient off-campus clinic: 1202 Duff Avenue, Ames.   It’s just a short 6 minute drive from campus or you can take the CyRide #1 Red line bus. We’re right on the 1228

  • Into the Dark Forest: 2014 Calendar Launch

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    Join us at Wooly’s on Saturday, December 14th, beginning at 9:00PM for our annual Black Party. “Into the Dark Forest” will be the night’s theme.   This year’s festivities will feature the unveiling of our fairy-tale inspired 2014 Calendar.  Large-scale photos from the calendar will be on display, along with exhibitions from local performance artists and

  • Project HIM @ ISU November 13th

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    Free and confidential HIV testing at Iowa State University provided by Project HIM. This event is sponsored by Delta Lambda Phi social fraternity. Testing is available to anyone who who fits in any of the following risk categories: Males who had sex with other males. Females who had sex with a male who has had

  • Back To School BINGO

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    ALL-AGES Back-to-School Bingo! Project HIM & Iowa Safe Schools have partnered to bring you an evening of fun and games! Hosted by the hilarious Beaverhausen sisters, Stinketta & Jewetta, and featuring the fierce talent of Tajma Hall. Performances by Brooklyn Love, Marquis Sanchez, Veronica Napier, and Crimson Michaels. Lots of prizes & swag!

  • Annual East Village Charity Car Wash

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    Project HIM will be on hand at the East Village Annual Charity Car Wash to provide free HIV and STD testings. The annual charity car wash raises money for services needed by people living with HIV/AIDS. For more information about the car wash, visit their event page on Facebook.

  • Project HIM @ 2013 Capital City Pride

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    We will be at the 2013 Capital City Pride. June 8th & 9th. Look for RED TENT!   Booth Schedule: Saturday- Project HIM Social Media Booth. 5PM-10PM. Stop in and participate in a video project to help promote the importance of know your HIV status.   Sunday- The Project of Primary Health Care Info Booth and

  • Thursday Night Status Update

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    It’s time to update your status!   Along with the Polk Co. Health Dept., we will be providing FREE HIV testings & STD screenings on Thursday, May 16th. from 9pm-Midnight.   Look for the mobile testing unit at the back parking lot of The Blazing Saddle, Buddy’s Corral, Lime Lounge in the East Village.

  • Special After Hours Testing: One Stop Shop

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    Project HIM in collaboration with Polk County Health Department. Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 Free HIV Test, Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Screenings from 11 am to 7 pm. Syphilis & Hep C Tests, and Hep A & B Vaccines from 4-7 pm.  

  • Pride Sports League Kickoff Party

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    Pride Sports League Kick-off Party Friday, January 18th. 9:00 pm. The Blazing Saddle   Pride Sports League is an organization that promotes healthy living and socialization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered community through sports.   First session starts February 3rd with Billiards, Darts & Volleyball. To register, click the links below.   Register

  • World AIDS Day 2012: A Rally of Rememberance

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    Join us on World AIDS Day, December 1st, at 6:00 PM, at the steps of the Iowa State Capitol, for a vigil to honor the memories of the people whose lives had been affected by HIV/AIDS. In demonstrating our solidarity in the face of this pandemic, we hope to help people understand the impact of

  • Whatever You’re Into: Project HIM’s 2013 Calendar Launch

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    Celebrating our motto: “Whatever you’re into, Project HIM supports you,” we’re proud to present our 2013 Project HIM calendar!   Shot by photographer Billy Porter, the calendar is a tongue-in-cheek look at different fetishes, euphemisms, and sexual allusions. From a model under a literal “golden shower”, to an adorable red-headed stud holding a bottle of

  • Underwear Party

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    I see London. I see France. Come show us your underpants!   October 12th. Le Boi Bar. 508 Indianola Ave.   Compete for a chance to win a Fleshjack & other prizes! Wet Boxer & Cutest Undies Contest.   See The Best Drag Show in Town!   Come early to get a FREE & CONFIDENTIAL

  • La Douleur Exquise: A Black Party

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    In celebration of the annual Iowa Leather Weekend, Project HIM & Titans of the Midwest brings you La Douleur Exquise: A Black Party! Saturday, October 13th at midnight (till 5am). Glaza Studio 502 E. Locust (Above Wooly’s)   The Black Party, renowned for its fetish, art and fashion, will excite you with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience –

  • Black Light Neon Party

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    Project HIM & The Garden will electrify your Labor Day Weekend with the Black Light Neon Party! Join host Seven Love, the guys at Project HIM, and some hot body-painted models as they illuminate under the black lights to the beats of our special guest DJ’s: Kinky Kyro & The Space Bunny in the main