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  • HIV Self-Testing Raises Testing Rate in Randomized Trial of Seattle MSM

    Men randomized to HIV self-testing reported significantly more HIV tests through 15 months than men randomized to standard testing in a trial enrolling Seattle men who have sex with men (MSM). Self-testers also acquired fewer sexually transmitted infections (STIs) during this 230-man study.

    27 July 2015 | NATAP
  • PrEP for MSM Cannot Wait

    MSMGF calls for the widespread availability of and access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an integral part of comprehensive sexual health programs for men who have sex with men (MSM), ahead of the International AIDS Society’s Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention Conference in Vancouver, July 19-22.

    17 July 2015 | MSMGF press release
  • UK: Is HIV Prevention Failing?

    Let down by a now decimated HIV prevention budget, a record number of gay men were diagnosed with HIV in 2013. Chris Godfrey speaks to the National Aids Trust, GMFA and ACT UP London to find out how current HIV prevention strategies are failing and what is needed to curb the worrying increase in transmissions.

    17 July 2015 | QX
  • Sex on premises

    In news that will shock absolutely no-one, gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) enjoy having sex. Often, we’re not too fussed where – bedrooms, backrooms, bathrooms – so much so that commercial operations exist to provide gay men the opportunity to show up, fuck and leave.

    15 July 2015 | Archer
  • How are drugs changing the way London's gay men have sex?

    An in-depth investigation into the men, meth and mechanics of the city's ‘chemsex’ communities.

    15 July 2015 | Dazed
  • What Has the Chancellor Got Against Sexual Health?

    It is hard to see this cut as anything other than an attack on gay men's health.

    09 July 2015 | Huffington Post
  • Africa: Global Fund Approves $17 Million for New HIV Programmes in Africa

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has granted around US$17 million to two consortia of organisations focussing on key populations most affected by HIV, to combat the disease across eastern and southern Africa.

    08 July 2015 | AllAfrica
  • Transgender Malaysians targeted as religious authorities' influence grows, LGBTI community says

    Members of Malaysia's LGBTI community are speaking out about being violently attacked in the moderate Muslim nation, saying the abuse has become common as religious authorities push for more power.

    06 July 2015 | ABC
  • The Report: Chemsex

    Crystal Meth, GHB/GBL and Mephedrone are drugs that together can heighten arousal and strip away inhibitions. They've become increasingly popular on London's gay scene, and the effects can see some users taking part in weekend-long sex parties, involving multiple partners. For Radio 4's The Report, Mobeen Azhar speaks to men entrenched in this lifestyle and explores the impact the so-called 'chemsex' scene is having on public health services.

    03 July 2015 | BBC Radio 4
  • Gay Relationship Dynamics Affect Perception of Partner's HIV Status

    A sense of commitment between male sexual partners is connected with a greater likelihood of an accurate perception of the other man’s HIV status among very high-risk individuals.

    25 June 2015 | AIDSMeds
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