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HIV rising among men having sex with men in Vietnam

Long overshadowed by the government's attention to other at-risk groups, Vietnam is failing to stem HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM), a group that is hidden due to social stigma.

Published
19 May 2014
From
Trust.org
Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act’s Heavy Toll

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Uganda have reported a surge in human rights violations since the passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Act on December 20, 2013, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Human Rights Watch issue a detailed account of the rise in evictions, expulsions, treatment refusal, blackmail and violence that have followed the bill's ratification.

Published
15 May 2014
From
Human Rights Watch
New US guidelines recommend PrEP

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new guidelines recommending that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) should be considered for anyone HIV-negative who:Is

Published
14 May 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Brighton: Gay men urged to get tested for syphilis as rates soar

Gay and bisexual men in Brighton and Hove are being advised to get tested for syphilis as rates of the sexually transmitted infection soar.

Published
14 May 2014
From
Pink News
Rehabilitating Our Approach to Gay Men Who Use Drugs

Much of the writing on HIV prevention is loaded with punitive clichés about gay men that highlight psychological deficits, lack of self control, and prevention fatigue. Perhaps the most repeated one since the onset of the epidemic suggests that the majority of gay men are into drugs and couldn’t care less about becoming infected while enjoying their substances.

Published
14 May 2014
From
Matters of Substance (blog)
Uganda: HIV organisations feel the bite of anti-homosexuality legislation

Barely three months after Uganda’s draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act was signed into law it has started to bite, with civil society organisations under investigation for “promoting homosexuality”. Those under investigation are mainly organisations involved in research, advocacy and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI), including those that provide testing, counseling and treatment for HIV.

Published
14 May 2014
From
Key Correspondents
No significant risk of resistance if HIV infection occurs during use of Truvada PrEP

Treatment with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) does not involve a significant risk of HIV drug resistance should seroconversion occur, results from the iPrEx study published in the online edition

Published
13 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
Annual HIV tests for high-risk groups and one-off screening for all others could have a big impact on UK's HIV epidemic

The UK’s HIV epidemic could be partially curtailed by annual testing of high-risk groups and one-off screening for other populations, investigators report in PLOS ONE. The authors

Published
09 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
Syphilis cases increase among U.S. gay and bisexual men: CDC

The U.S. syphilis rate in 2013 was 5.3 cases per 100,000 people, more than twice the all-time low of 2.1 cases per 100,000 people in 2000, the CDC reported. The majority of patients with the disease, which is treatable, were men who had sex with other men.

Published
09 May 2014
From
Reuters
The Changing Landscape of Gay Sex: A Q&A

Everett Holden wants you to talk about sex. “The more honest we get about sex, the more likely we are to protect ourselves and ask important questions,” he says.

Published
09 May 2014
From
BETA blog

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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