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Blessed Be the Bottom: How to Make Anal Sex Safe and Pleasurable

Bottoming expert Mason offers a guide for the anally receptive, to enhance your -- and your top's -- safety, comfort, and pleasure.

By Mason

Stop Blaming PrEP for the Rise in STIs -- the Picture Is More Complex Than That

"PrEP must not be cast as the lone villain in the syphilis crisis, nor MSM engaging in chemsex cast as debauched vectors of transmission."

By Oli Stevens and T Charles Witzel for The Conversation

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

As part of comprehensive efforts to reduce the number of new HIV infections, some states are innovating to make HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) more accessible to individuals at high risk of HIV.

By HIV.gov

The U.S. Takes a First but Long Overdue Step Toward Building a National PrEP Program

On Nov. 20, 2018, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a draft recommendation that could transform HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) scale-up in the United States.

By Christian Antonio Urrutia and James Krellenstein

AVAC at HIVR4P: How We Carry On

"Every member of the AVAC team in Madrid was moved and motivated by the Madrid conference," AVAC writes. "We know the work is not easy, nor is the world."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

AVAC at HIVR4P 2018, Update 2: The World Is Not a Nail

"As this HIVR4P conference enters its final day," AVAC writes, "we feel like it's safe to say that this conference heralded an energized, nuanced commitment to choice."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

Three Most Recent International AIDS Society Presidents Reflect on the State of Global PrEP Access

Three of the most recent presidents of the International AIDS Society discussed how far we've come in the three years since they jointly wrote an article in The Lancet calling for greater global access to PrEP.

By Stephen Hicks

Prevention Research Funding Report 2017: Investment Slows and Continues to Concentrate in a Few Funders!

A new report issued at this year's HIVR4P conference states that flat and/or reduced funding for HIV/AIDS and other global health issues threatens to roll back progress worldwide.

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

AVAC at HIVR4P 2018, Update 1: #believewomen

"In this first of a series of updates from the conference, we bring you a set of session updates, and this overall observation: #believewomen has no borders."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

HIV Activists Take to the Stage at 'Research 4 Prevention' Opening to Demand Continued Funding of Wider Prevention Research Agenda

Activists and public health professionals took to the stage during the opening plenary of the Research for HIV Prevention (HIVR4P) conference yesterday to challenge U.S. government research agencies and demand support for short-acting, user-controlle...

By Kenyon Farrow