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Toxic masculinity and the spread of HIV in Uganda

“Most men fear shame, stigma and discrimination, or losing their job, so they conceal their status,” says Yusuf Byaruhanga. “Some don’t see the benefit of coming out as positive.”

Published
14 May 2018
From
African Arguments
Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says

US survey finds two-fifths of people between 65 and 80 report being sexually active, but topic is rarely discussed

Published
08 May 2018
From
The Guardian
AIDS Runs Rampant in Venezuela, Putting an Ancient Culture at Risk

The disease threatens an entire indigenous population, the Warao people of the Orinoco Delta, as government programs collapse.

Published
08 May 2018
From
New York Times
The Housing Crisis Is So Bad That Men Are Having To Sleep In Gay Saunas

Gay saunas are now at a new frontier of the homelessness epidemic, mopping up the capital’s acute shortage of affordable rental properties and social housing. The scale of the problem is so great that some saunas are having to change their admission policies, fearful of contravening licensing laws.

Published
06 May 2018
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Buzzfeed
This Is What Happens To Men Forced To Offer Sex To Avoid Sleeping On The Street

In the second part of BuzzFeed News' gay sex-for-rent investigation, men speak out about the extreme violence and danger they face, as charities describe the shocking scale of the problem. “There’s never a time when I don’t think ‘This could be it,’” said one man. "'I could lose my life.’”

Published
06 May 2018
From
Buzzfeed
Computer Models Are Changing How We Craft HIV-AIDS Policies

A computer modeling of AIDS-affected populations of sub-Saharan Africa has recently enabled the World Health Organization (WHO) to identify a cost-effective measure to address the increasing prevalence of drug-resistant HIV in the region.

Published
04 May 2018
From
Healthcare Analytics News
HIV diagnoses in Brighton started to fall before London and for different reasons

New HIV diagnoses in Brighton & Hove have fallen by half since 2013, according to a poster presented at the joint British HIV Association (BHIVA)

Published
23 April 2018
By
Roger Pebody
The chemsex response is reshaping sexual health services and reinventing harm reduction

Chemsex has led the French community-based HIV organisation AIDES to bring two previously separate strands of its work together, Fred Bladou told the recent European Chemsex Forum

Published
03 April 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Loneliness and community are key to chemsex

The second European Chemsex Forum, recently held in Berlin, highlighted how the perspectives of activists and health professionals working on the issue have changed. When the first

Published
02 April 2018
By
Roger Pebody
The Blesser's Curse

How sugar daddies and vaginal microbes created the world’s largest HIV epidemic.

Published
23 March 2018
From
The Atlantic
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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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