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Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

I remember feeling confused and angry the first few times I was blocked or rejected by an online prospect who said they were on PrEP. I was confused, because—in every … Read More

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

The number of people using tenofovir/emtricitabine (Truvada) for PrEP exceeded 77,000 in 2016, according to new numbers from AIDSVu, released in conjunction with the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic … Read More

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other news about HIV transmission and prevention were among the tops stories at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018) held in March … Read More

Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

In the U.S., the CDC estimates that more than one million people (1,232,000) are at sufficient risk for HIV to meet PrEP prescribing guidelines. This stands in stark contrast to … Read More

PrEP paradox: Prevention & empowerment face off against sex shaming

PrEP paradox: Prevention & empowerment face off against sex shaming

A common theme in stories from those who use PrEP is how this biomedical prevention tool has decreased HIV-related stigma and lessened the divide between HIV-negative and HIV-positive people.  Qualitative … Read More

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

A new event series in San Francisco called “PrEP Rallies” are smoothing the path to HIV treatment, PrEP and other health services for young Black men. Held at the health … Read More

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

PrEP is an effective method of preventing HIV that is available and can be affordable to most people who want to use it. But not everyone at risk for HIV … Read More

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