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PrEP: The Road Ahead

PrEP: The Road Ahead

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Studies of PrEP—in which HIV-negative individuals take antiretroviral drugs to avoid acquiring HIV—are ongoing around the world. Learn more about the road ahead for this promising (and controversial) new HIV prevention strategy. Read More

Shawn and Gwenn: A Boy, a Girl, and a Virus

Shawn and Gwenn: A Boy, a Girl, and a Virus

, by April Dávila

Shawn Decker and Gwenn Barringer draw from their own mixed-HIV-status relationship to educate students around the country. “Assuming someone’s HIV status is a far greater risk than engaging in safe sex with someone who’s already infected," says Shawn. Read More

You, Me, and the Virus Makes Three: Serodiscordant Relationships in the Twenty-First Century

You, Me, and the Virus Makes Three: Serodiscordant Relationships in the Twenty-First Century

, by April Dávila

Boy meets boy. Boys fall in love. Boy tests positive for HIV. See how this love story unfolds over 26 years. Read More

Becoming a Positive Parent

Becoming a Positive Parent

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

More people with HIV are considering becoming parents, as better treatment strategies extend lifespans and improve quality of life. Read all about the options available for starting a family of your own. Read More

Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On May 10, an FDA advisory committee decisively recommended approval of Truvada—the tenofovir/emtricitabine antiretroviral combination pill—for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. Read More