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Prominent HIV/AIDS Organizations Oppose California's A.B. 1576

Eric Paul Leue | Posted 10.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Paul Leue

Let's be honest: The intentions of California's A.B. 1576 are, at best, unclear. While mandatory STI testing threatens privacy and individual rights of adult film performers, it is doubtful that enforcing outdated prevention efforts onto performers and productions will do any good for anyone.

PrEP Yourself: Making Better Sense of the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Debate

Daniel O'Neill | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Neill

Fighting amongst ourselves does nothing to advance the discussion and bring greater clarity to ending HIV. MIchael Weinstein's comments about Truvada being a "party drug" may have been flippant and imprecise, but in that sense he is no guiltier than those who flatly promote PrEP as "90- to 99-percent effective" without clarifying that such rates of risk reduction are hypothetical.

Why I Started a Petition to Remove the Head of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Eric Paul Leue | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Paul Leue

I have nothing against Weinstein as a person, nor do I mean to devalue his past achievements or the AHF in general. I simply question his role as a leader of an HIV organization and as an influential public figure on HIV issues.

State Condoms In Porn Bill Fails

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 11.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Within weeks after several porn performers tested positive for HIV, a bill to require adult film actors throughout California to use condoms when shoo...

Andrew Christian Embarks On 'New Sexual Revolution'

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Kleinmann

If you know anything about Andrew Christian underwear, you know that their promotional videos are risqué, their models are hot, and the brand is synonymous with sex. Having proven that sex really does sell, the brand is now trying to prove that safer sex sells, too.

AIDS at 30

Michael Weinstein | Posted 08.03.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Weinstein

Thirty years of battling AIDS has left me older and, I trust, wiser. My basic impatience is tempered today by understanding how much we are still up against.