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AIDS 2012: D.C. Declaration Maps Route to Ending AIDS

AIDS 2012: D.C. Declaration Maps Route to Ending AIDS

, by Reilly O'Neal

“The goal of beginning to end the AIDS epidemic is ambitious, but achievable. It is within our grasp.” Learn about a new call to action for everyone working to end HIV/AIDS. Read More

Ask a Guinea Pig: What Do I Need to Know Before Joining a PrEP Trial?

Ask a Guinea Pig: What Do I Need to Know Before Joining a PrEP Trial?

, by Matt Sharp

BETA's new column shares an insider perspective on taking part in clinical trials. Thinking of joining a study of PrEP—a pill a day for HIV prevention? Start here. Read More

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