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Author Archives: Emily Land

Drinking in Control

Drinking in Control

, by Emily Land

How are alcohol, sex, and HIV transmission related? Expert Sarah Woolf-King tells BETA what drinkers can do to stay on the ‘upward limb’ of enjoyable—and safer—alcohol use. Read More

Serving the Gay Community: How Bartenders Hope to Keep Patrons Safe

Serving the Gay Community: How Bartenders Hope to Keep Patrons Safe

, by Emily Land

How are gay bars looking out for their patrons? We spoke with the owner of a well-known bar in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood and a bartender at another popular hangout. Read More

Trust, Intimacy, and HIV Testing

Trust, Intimacy, and HIV Testing

, by Emily Land

Partnered gay men are less likely to get regular HIV tests than single gay men. What role does trust play in this decision, and what resources are available to start those difficult conversations? Read More

51% of New HIV Infections from Condom Failure During Anal Sex, Study Finds

51% of New HIV Infections from Condom Failure During Anal Sex, Study Finds

, by Emily Land

Condoms don’t always provide perfect protection. What are the implications for men who have sex with men? Read More

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Hiroyu Hatano

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Hiroyu Hatano

, by Emily Land

Dr. Hiroyu Hatano developed an innovative HIV treatment program from an unlikely source: research focused on finding cure. Learn more about how her work improves people’s health and prepares them for a future when an HIV cure exists. Read More