07/24/2013 01:58 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

'Why Are We Not Talking About PrEP?'


A month ago, I began taking a blue pill each day, called Truvada.

It's a combination of two of the three antiretroviral medications that form the cocktail used to treat people with HIV. Last year, the FDA approved the prescription of Truvada for the preventing of HIV in people who are uninfected. The term for this is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

I'm HIV negative.

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