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PrEP Research: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Img

PrEP Research: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Whether it's for gay men, women or transgender individuals, research on PrEP for many populations is still underway.

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You Say Whore Like It's a Bad Thing

The communities most at risk for HIV are often communities with the most stigma around their sex lives. How can we make that connection more apparent?

Could HIV Prevention Pills Actually Increase Infection Risk by Cutting Condom Use? Img

Could HIV Prevention Pills Actually Increase Infection Risk by Cutting Condom Use?

Will people taking PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) stop using condoms and could this actually lead to an increase in HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)?

No Easy Feat: Promoting the PrEP Pill for HIV Prevention Among Latinos Img

No Easy Feat: Promoting the PrEP Pill for HIV Prevention Among Latinos

"It hasn't really hit the Latino community yet," Jesse Hinostroza, an HIV prevention specialist with AltaMed health clinics, said while sitting at a table with a bowl of condoms and a stack of bilingual pamphlets about the pill. "They aren't educated...

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Black MSM, PrEP Access Top Focus of New CDC HIV Prevention Funding

In the week when, 34 years ago, The New York Times reported the first cases of what became known as HIV/AIDS, CDC awarded more than $216 million for five years of prevention efforts. The efforts will focus on gay, bisexual and other men who have se...

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Changing the Message: A Blog Entry by Phil Gill

Is condom use -- or the lack thereof -- the gay community's dirty little secret? Phil Gill talks about condom use and PrEP messaging in his latest blog.

Demanding PrEP at SA AIDS 2015: Scenes From an Activist Smackdown Img

Demanding PrEP at SA AIDS 2015: Scenes From an Activist Smackdown

A group of South African activists are demanding access to PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV prevention as an option for all South Africans who need and want it. They also warn against anti-PrEP propaganda.

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What About Condoms?

"Why can't people just use condoms?" may be the wrong question.

Can a Pharmacist Refuse to Sell PrEP for HIV Prevention by Claiming Religious Freedom? Img

Can a Pharmacist Refuse to Sell PrEP for HIV Prevention by Claiming Religious Freedom?

Several states have approved "religious freedom" legislation. Could pharmacists refuse to fill a prescription for Truvada for PrEP if they say they have a religious belief against certain sexual behaviors? The answer, as you may guess, is not simple....

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PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

More people are getting on PrEP every day, but some are concerned about drug resistance. Should they be?