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?
The 2011 Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey exposed the high levels of discrimin...
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.
This year saw a remarkable number of advances in the fight against HIV infection, both medical and policy-related. Those advances have made it possible for us to set our sights on ending the epidemic, which disproportionately affects African Americans.
We never discussed it directly, but it was clear that Michael was living with HIV. Even though I knew a couple of friends who were living with the virus, I really did not know anything about it except the basics that you learn in high school.
On December 1st we celebrated World AIDS Day. This year the focus is on expanding access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care, and the potential to achieve sustainable epidemic control and end AIDS as a public health threat.
From 1992 to 2001, I did some of the most important - and fun - work of my life: I managed social marketing programs for the nonprofit PSI in Zamb...
There are about 1.2 million people living with HIV in the US, with 659,000 deaths from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic...
Women's bodies have some genetic advantages over men's. But the vast majority of this life expectancy gap is related to how we are raised and what is expected of us as real men.
Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day! And international theme for 2015 is "Getting to zero; end Aids by 2030." The national theme for this year is "The time to...