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This PrEP-ed Life: Damon Jacobs on Sex and Dating in a New Era of HIV Prevention

    "If I'm dating someone who is positive, they will tell me that they're positive, and I will tell them about PrEP, and sometimes the response is 'Phew! Good!' And other times, the response will be, 'Well, we're still using condoms, because never in a million years would I knowingly put someone at risk for HIV. I just won't do that. That's not my principle.'"
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    "We're talking about PrEP as _one_ strategy to prevent HIV, not _the_ strategy to prevent HIV. ... It has been an opportunity for people in serodiscordant relationships, including myself, to experience more intimacy and more pleasure than ever before in the 32 years of this thing called AIDS. And I, honestly, didn't know if I would ever see that in my lifetime."
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    "This is not a drug that can be taken casually. This is not a medication you start, stop, start, and stop. This is not a Fire Island weekend party drug. This is my concern about PrEP. This is my worry. That is where there is danger for resistance to come in."
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    Mathew Rodriguez

    Mathew Rodriguez

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    Mathew Rodriguez is the associate editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro.