Lambda Legal provides answers to basic legal questions about PrEP, access, insurance, disclosure and more.
San Patten describes the ways she thinks that PrEP may not be as "empowering" for women as we would hope.
"Despite the barrage of panic-inducing headlines, the reality of someone taking PrEP becoming HIV-positive, despite adhering to the PrEP regimen consistently, is not surprising to anyone who understands the science around Truvada to begin with," writ...
"But if I have sex without a condom, something bad eventually has to happen." That core fear among so many gay men is one that Jacobs knows well, and found hard to shake even after he started PrEP.
PrEP for women is still far from being widely used worldwide, or in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Finding women with a high risk of HIV has been difficult and will make the widespread use of PrEP in women an uphill struggle.
"Four years of no HIV infections for those who are compliant with PrEP is a huge step for public health," says Terry-Smith. "It's very sad to see someone has been infected, but let's keep things in perspective here."
"Social media has been abuzz today, with people sharing the news that a gay man who was taking Truvada as PrEP has contracted a drug-resistant strain of HIV," Laxton writes. "There is only one small problem that people are failing to recognize -- thi...
PrEP is gaining steam in social media, hook up apps and public health efforts. But one community has been largely absent from this new era of HIV prevention: people who inject drugs. Rod McCullom reports.
"What concerns me most is that guidelines and policies and their one-size-fits-all application often ignore the realities of sex workers' lives," says Sally-Jean Shackleton of South Africa's Sex Workers Education & Advocacy Taskforce.
One mother describes her experience trying to have a baby with her HIV-positive husband by using PrEP.