Providing sexual health services, including PrEP to youth is not only possible, but necessary. Embracing best practices, developing networks of care and advancing advocacy efforts can assure all youth have access to the HIV prevention methods that work for them.
Obinna Onwujekwe, University of Nigeria More HIV-positive Nigerians could t...
Whenever I consider hiding part myself, when I encounter my own shame or doubt, I am reminded of hugging Pete on the sidewalk outside the cafe and asking, "What would it be like to walk towards the light?"
At the age of 35, I decided to live in my truth full time. I learned to stop caring about what people thought. It was liberating. From the first moment I said "I am trans," my heart felt a thousand times lighter, though new obstacles came my way.
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Let's ensure that every woman knows about and can access the only available HIV prevention tool that she completely controls. Women may benefit from PrEP irrespective of their reproductive goals
Stopping the spread of HIV infection in women is one of the most urgent priorities for improving the health, rights and well-being of girls and women around the world. It has also long been one of the most scientifically daunting and stubborn challenges. But on this International Women's Day, a different picture is emerging, one that brings new hope for women's HIV prevention into sharper focus.
It's not that I regularly choose to have condomless sex and need alternative protection. It's that I know I might not always get a say in whether or not I have sex, much less if a condom is used. When I offer that reasoning, I'm met with silence. And usually not a next date.
Jamal Hailey has his own personal stake in the war on HIV he's helping to wage: two of his family members have succumbed to the virus.
The decision to have bareback sex has never meant that we are stupid, irresponsible, or immoral. It means that we are human, and that it is tremendously challenging (and sometimes impossible) to change our sexual desires and practices.
Based on a new case, it is now known that consistent adherence to PrEP might not be enough to protect people from exposure to this particular HIV strain.
People are already interested in reading about and watching celebrities. Using their life experiences and health journeys as an expository case study not only is stealth public health education. Charlie Sheen did a good thing and has given us a platform. Let's use it.
If you're not personally called to help HIV/AIDS, that's okay. Your life's journey has prepared you to focus on other things. Our world is a broken place, so follow your heart, and serve where you feel you can do the most good. As you do that, though -- remember my friend David, and others like him.
Is there any hope that HIV prevention might change with a new president? What are the presidential candidates and party positions on this public health crisis?
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As an American gay man, living in the UK, but with a vote in the New Hampshire primary, there is one thing that has become clear to me recently, especially since the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) endorsed Secretary Clinton: Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for the LGBT community, and specifically, LGBT-ers living with HIV.