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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Members of Congress Speak Out: Year-long Deferral for Gay Men Still Unfair

Members of Congress Speak Out: Year-long Deferral for Gay Men Still Unfair

, by Emily Newman

The blood donation policy for MSM has been called outdated and discriminatory. Get an update on what’s happening to prompt change. Read More

Re-Thinking Risk Compensation: A Conversation with Kim Koester

Re-Thinking Risk Compensation: A Conversation with Kim Koester

, by Emily Newman

Kim Koester spoke with 60 men on PrEP to find out how their sex lives have changed. Read More

Getting to Zero in San Francisco

Getting to Zero in San Francisco

, by Emily Newman

One year ago, a consortium was formed in San Francisco to help the city be the first to reach zero new infections, zero HIV/AIDS deaths, and zero stigma. Get an update on what they’ve done—and what they’re still planning to do. Read More

Guide to Picking a Covered California Plan with HIV, HCV, or PrEP Coverage

Guide to Picking a Covered California Plan with HIV, HCV, or PrEP Coverage

, by Emily Newman

A new resource helps Californians living with HIV, and/or hepatitis C, and those looking to start PrEP find an insurance plan that best suits their needs. Read More

Tenofovir Gel May Prevent Herpes Simplex Virus in Women

Tenofovir Gel May Prevent Herpes Simplex Virus in Women

, by Emily Newman

Early data analyses from an HIV prevention trial shows that tenofovir may also decrease women's risk of acquiring herpes simplex virus type-2. Read More