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Study Suggests Widespread PrEP Use Would Take a Big Bite Out of HIV

The study also projected that PrEP use among adult gay and bi men would result in considerable reductions of HIV among adolescents.

Published
11 June 2019
From
POZ
Robert Rayford Died of HIV 50 Years Ago: We Are Still Failing Queer Youth of Color

Robert Rayford died on May 15, 1969, of a mysterious illness later identified as HIV, 13 years before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first reported on the disease in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on June 5, 1981.

Published
13 May 2019
From
Newsweek
My Experience Growing Up HIV Positive

Having always lived with HIV has taught me the absolute importance of learning to love and embrace my body.

Published
08 May 2019
From
Bricks
How does condom use change over time as young MSM get older?

A longitudinal study using multiple cohorts of young men who have sex with men in Chicago aimed to investigate changes in condom use over time, from late adolescence

Published
03 May 2019
By
Krishen Samuel
PrEP vs. Privacy

When you’re a young adult on your parents’ insurance, your health decisions are a family affair. And that’s a problem for HIV prevention.

Published
29 April 2019
From
Slate
The Listening Project: I’ll Speak About it All Day Long (sound file)

Two 17-year-old girls infected with HIV as babies discuss their common experience in the BBC's Listening Project, a sound archive of our modern times.

Published
25 April 2019
From
BBC
Nobody Uses Dental Dams

Since dental dams were adopted by safe-sex advocates in the 1980s, science has shown that HIV is practically impossible to transmit between women, and dental dams were more a product of AIDS panic than of genuine medical necessity. But dental dams are still around, even if not because of consumer demand.

Published
23 April 2019
From
The Atlantic
Young people born with HIV more likely to have “mild” verbal memory test deficits if they have ever had an AIDS-defining condition

A study presented at this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2019) in Seattle found that young people born with HIV performed worse when

Published
18 April 2019
By
Gus Cairns
Hepatic Steatosis Highly Prevalent in Young Adults With Lifelong HIV

One-third of young adults living with HIV since birth or early childhood have hepatic steatosis.

Published
17 April 2019
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
Arizona Repeals “No Promo Homo” Law That Hindered HIV Education

The anti-LGBT law barred students from getting medically accurate information about safe sex.

Published
16 April 2019
From
Poz
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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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