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Doctors Aren't Offering Young People PrEP. That Has to Change.

For LGBT Health Awareness Week, educator Tyunique Nelson argues that PrEP education and access for youth have to be a top priority.

By Tyunique Nelson

Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rears Its Head in the Trump Administration: Here's What We Should Do to Stop It

The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to roll back the objectively successful, evidence-based sexual education and family planning programs implemented by the Obama administration.

By Drew Gibson

G20 First Ladies Promote HIV Prevention Among Young People

The First Lady of China and her counterparts from other Group of 20 countries have taken part in an event on the sidelines of the 2016 G20 summit in Hangzhou to raise awareness of HIV among students.


Want Youth Testing for HIV? Tackle Confidentiality Concerns, Offer Full Services

Experts say the challenges in getting young people to test for HIV include their fears that parents might find out, as well as beliefs that they are not at risk for HIV and a lack of sexual health knowledge.

By Barbara Jungwirth

PrEParing for an HIV Revolution

Two years ago on July 16, 2012, the Food & Drug Administration approved the first-ever pill to prevent HIV, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). To mark this occasion, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is thrilled to launch its PrEPare f...

By National Minority AIDS Council

Texas: AIDS Foundation Houston Announces Sport4Life Scholarship

This article was reported by Examiner.

The Examiner reported that AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) is accepting applications for its Sport4Life Scholarship. The Sport4Life event calls on both amateur and professional athletes to help in efforts t...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Education Varies Among Oklahoma School Districts

This article was reported by KGOU Radio (OK).

KGOU Radio recently reported that a new examination of sex education programs in Oklahoma's public school districts shows they vary widely, with some districts having limited or no curricula. Oklahoma Ci...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

Great Britain: Collecting Condoms and Avoiding STDs Is Aim of Super Mario-Style Safe-Sex Game

This article was reported by Leicester Mercury (UK).

The Leicester Mercury reported that the Leicestershire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership (LTPP) in Leicestershire, England, recently launched "Game On," a teen-oriented, Super Mario-style online game ...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

As HIV Prevention Money Shrinks, Who Will Save Young Gay Men of Color?

In the face of the sequester, and as rates of HIV infection among young gay men continue to rise, how can we go about helping this generation face the looming threat of HIV?

By Mathew Rodriguez

Illinois Sex Ed Will Teach Birth Control, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.) announced he would sign into law a Senate-passed bill that would require all Illinois school districts that offered sex education to include facts on birth control and STDs in addition to abstinence-only information. Sen. Heat...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network