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Author Archives: Emily Newman

What Can We Do to Improve the Health of Gay Black Men?

What Can We Do to Improve the Health of Gay Black Men?

, by Emily Newman

On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we ask three experts to weigh in about what we can do to address the unique health challenges that black gay men face. Read More

Putting an HIV Cure in Context

Putting an HIV Cure in Context

, by Emily Newman

When can we expect an HIV cure? Last December, the New Yorker summarized how the brightest researchers are tackling this persistent virus. Read More

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Nina

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Nina

, by Emily Newman

After making a change to her drug use, Nina devoted her life to making sure that people who inject drugs have a voice—and a reliable way to access resources like sterile syringes. Read about how her groundbreaking work with the San Francisco police department helped needle exchange become an accepted way to combat new infections. Read More

PrEP Enrollment: Where Are the Young Black Guys?

PrEP Enrollment: Where Are the Young Black Guys?

, by Emily Newman

African American men may be less likely to hear and talk about taking Truvada to prevent HIV. Find out why this might be—and what we can do about it. Read More

Anal Cancer and HPV: What do Gay Men Need to Know?

Anal Cancer and HPV: What do Gay Men Need to Know?

, by Emily Newman

Instances of HPV infection and anal cancer are on the rise among men who have sex with men. Find out what experts are saying. Read More