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Intimacy Across HIV Statuses

New treatment options and more choices for effective HIV prevention are bringing partners together -- forging stronger ties, deepening intimacy and, yes, helping sex feel better, too.

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Get a Little Closer: HIV, Sex and Intimacy

Thanks to effective treatment and more options for prevention, the new era of HIV is breaking down barriers between couples and fostering intimacy both inside and outside the bedroom.

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New York City's New HIV Awareness Campaign Shows Intimacy in the Age of HIV

HIV testing in NYC is getting a brand new face. Rather than using fear-mongering as in the past, the Department of Health has chosen to highlight intimacy in its new campaign.

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Are Condoms and Shame Related for Gay and Bisexual Black Men?

What is the relationship between internalized homophobia and condom use? And how does it change when you add in factors like race?