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Please Stop Using PrEP to Abandon Condoms

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

I understand that we do not fear HIV like we used to; however, this does not mean we should outright dismiss other STIs because they are easily treatable.

What Does a Post-HIV Gay Culture Look Like?

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J Nelson Aviance

What exactly will sex between men look like after HIV is effectively contained or eradicated? How will it affect gay male culture? And is that the goal of safe sex education and advocating for the use of PrEP?

Controversial HIV Prevention Drug Is 'A Good Thing,' Says Longtime AIDS Activist

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Longtime AIDS activist Robert Levithan revealed his thoughts on controversial HIV prevention drug Truvada in an interview with HuffPost Live this week...

Health Officials Encourage Use Of Pill For HIV Prevention

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Wednesday issued new recommendations urging healthcare workers to consider offering an HIV prev...

It's About Time You Heard About PrEP...and Started Spreading the Word

Daniel Vaillancourt | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Vaillancourt

In my humble opinion, it's time more people began hearing about PrEP, spreading the word so that we can all start stopping the spread of HIV. PrEP sta...

An Evolved Opinion on Truvada

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

It's 2014, and as opinions on a variety of subjects change and evolve, I'm not ashamed to say that I might have come off a bit conservative in my thoughts regarding how PrEP is used.

HIV Prevention Pill May Not Encourage Risky Sex, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Taking a pill as a preventive measure against HIV infection may not encourage people ...

There's No Shame In PrEP

Alex Garner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Garner

You have to ask yourself if you are truly committed to combatting stigma. If you aren't, if you want to wield stigma as a weapon to impose your point of view, then you are part of the problem. To stigmatize PrEP or the people who take it will only lead to more HIV infections.

Truvada Whores?

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

The FDA has approved Truvada, an HIV treatment medication, to be taken by uninfected people to protect against HIV. For men who engage in unsafe sex with other men, is this just an excuse to continue to be irresponsible?

Will The Latest Preventive Measures Help Curb HIV Among Blacks?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.27.2012 | Black Voices

Between the crisis levels of HIV among African-American women in D.C. and the disease's impact on black gay men, the conversations taking place at thi...

A New Turning Point In The Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Sean Cahill, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean Cahill, Ph.D.

July 16, 2012 could be another major turning point in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Today the FDA approved a supplemental new drug application for the previously approved antiretroviral medication TDF-FTC, to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV by uninfected men and women.

AIDS Advocacy Group Asks FDA To Delay Or Deny HIV Pill Approval

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living

An advocacy group concerned about the costs and possible health problems related to a drug being considered to help stop the spread of HIV infection t...

'I Believe That This Could Be Catastrophic In Terms Of HIV Prevention'

| Posted 03.31.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Bernice Yeung Foster City drugmaker Gilead recently updated its application with the f...