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Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

, by Emily Newman

In a study with more than 300 gay men with HIV, there were zero HIV transmissions to HIV-negative sex partners if people had undetectable viral loads. Read More

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

, by Emily Newman

Moving to San Francisco just in time to witness the beginning of AIDS, Hank Trout quickly saw his community decimated and a shift from freedom to terror. Now, Hank shares his story to ensure that other long-terms survivors aren’t forgotten as the worst times of HIV recede into history. Read More

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

, by Emily Newman

How can apps like Grindr give reminders about HIV testing, decrease HIV stigma and give accurate info about PrEP? Read More

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

, by Emily Newman

It took years for Esther Kim to come to terms with her HIV status. Now, she’s no longer letting fear dictate how she lives her life. Read More

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

, by Emily Newman

Doing things like clearing up misconceptions about HIV and de-linking HIV to “social evils” helped people live longer on antiretroviral therapy. Read More