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  • My PrEP Story: P

    How did P Masters remember to take his PrEP? Find out in his My PrEP Story blog along with why a sexual partners’ HIV status no longer matters to him. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about their decisions to use PrEP, how they have navigated using PrEP, and their very own PrEP journey.

    5 hours ago | PrEPster
  • My PrEP Story: KUCHENGA

    The majority of KUCHENGA’s sexual partners are straight. In her first My PrEP Story blog, KUCHENGA says it’s trans women who are educating straight men about PrEP. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about their decisions to use PrEP, how they have navigated using PrEP, and their very own PrEP journey.

    5 hours ago | Prepster
  • Using social media for social good

    Matthew Hodson: I first got involved in HIV charity work in 1999 because I wanted to dispel the ignorance that had resulted in the deaths of so many that I loved. I wanted to give people the knowledge and the skills to empower them in their sexual choices. Considering my goal was to share knowledge it made sense that I would attempt to harness the power of social media. Here’s how I use social media to inform and educate about HIV.

    20 September 2018 | Social CEOs
  • UNAIDS places official on ‘special leave’

    The UNAIDS Nigeria Country Director’s legal threat against an activist for accusing him of inappropriate behaviour has backfired as the agency places him on ‘special leave’.

    17 September 2018 | Health-e
  • HIV and Aging: A Growing Population Faces Unique Challenges

    A conversation with community advocate Jeff Taylor

    16 September 2018 | amfAR
  • UNAIDS director and HIV activist in legal battle

    Academic and HIV activist Vuyiseka Dubula is being threatened with legal action after accusing a former UNAIDS country director of inappropriate behaviour.

    13 September 2018 | Ground Up
  • After Hook-Up and Friendship, Arkansas Men Pitted Against Each Other in HIV Criminalization Trial

    The early interactions between Sanjay Johnson and Jamal "Doe" (a pseudonym) might sound familiar to many gay men across the United States. In separate interviews with TheBody, the Little Rock residents described how they exchanged messages on the hook-up app Jack'd in October 2015, then met at Johnson's apartment for a one-night stand.

    10 September 2018 | The Body
  • At 83, AIDS activist Larry Kramer isn’t done ripping into his foes in pharma, FDA, and NIH

    Over the course of three decades, the name Larry Kramer has become synonymous with the gay rights movement, patient rights — and savage attacks on public officials and drug companies. Today, with controversy over drug prices and concern over public health funding, we were curious what Kramer had on his mind. We also wondered whether at the age of 83 he has mellowed. He has not.

    30 August 2018 | STAT
  • HIV Does Define Me: There, I’ve Said It

    It’s the clarion call of many a budding activist: “HIV does not define me.” You must have read it a hundred times. It’s an admirable sentiment too. It speaks of empowerment, of mastering challenge, of defiance, of retaining a clear sense of identity and of priorities. At the same time, I can’t help but think that, manageable condition or not, HIV DOES define me, and many others. It shapes our lives.

    23 August 2018 | Poz
  • Russell T Davies Focuses On AIDS in The 1980s For C4 Drama ‘The Boys’

    The Boys follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and the story of three boys, Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin, across the decade. The Doctor Who writer (above) has created The Boys, a five-part series for Channel 4.

    22 August 2018 | Deadline
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