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Supervisor Wiener: Reclassifying HIV Drugs as “Specialty” is Discriminatory

Supervisor Wiener: Reclassifying HIV Drugs as “Specialty” is Discriminatory

, by Emily Newman

Placing HIV and hepatitis C drugs on “specialty” tiers affects their access and affordability. Supervisor Scott Wiener called attention to this issue during a recent San Francisco hearing.
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CROI 2015: Hepatitis C—Both the Good News and Bad

CROI 2015: Hepatitis C—Both the Good News and Bad

, by Liz Highleyman

Recent drug advances bring a cure for hepatitis C to many. But delayed treatment, liver disease, and drug costs all give cause for concern. Read More

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

, by Brandyn Gallagher

New BETA contributor Brandyn Gallagher shares his raw perspective on the persistent shaming he’s experienced in the world of gay men—and how comments made among “just us guys” can be troubling to hear as a trans man. Read More

Dr. Robert Grant: What Does Ipergay Tell Us About PrEP and ‘Seasons of Risk’?

Dr. Robert Grant: What Does Ipergay Tell Us About PrEP and ‘Seasons of Risk’?

, by Emily Newman

Dr. Robert Grant tells us how results from the Ipergay study inform guidance on how to stop taking PrEP if it’s no longer needed. Read More

Finding Our Voices: HIV, Intimate Partner Violence and Healing From Trauma

Finding Our Voices: HIV, Intimate Partner Violence and Healing From Trauma

, by Heather Boerner

On National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Heather Boerner explores the issue of how violence against women and HIV are interconnected--and how trauma-informed care can provide freedom and life.
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