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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

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

It’s becoming even easier for gay and bi men to search for and find partners on PrEP. Many people talk to partners ahead of time about their PrEP use. Social … Read More

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Hepatitis C is best known as an infection transmitted by blood, with most new cases of hepatitis C caused by sharing injection drug use equipment. But this dangerous infection, which … Read More

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

Long-acting antiretrovirals that could be used for both HIV treatment and prevention were among the big news at the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, held last month in … Read More

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