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PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

, by Emily Newman

Not everyone at risk for HIV knows about PrEP, and many people who could benefit from PrEP believe it’s not for them. A panel discussion recently discussed considerations for PrEP providers, advocates, and the media. Read More

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

, by Emily Newman

After being diagnosed with HIV, Adrian was scared of how friends in his home country would react. Now, he’s on a mission to find meaning in his status, by giving back to his community and educating others. Read More

Do you know U=U?

Do you know U=U?

, by Emily Newman

Advocates for “Undetectable=Untransmittable” (U=U) were out, proud and visible this year at the International AIDS Conference, spreading the message that people living with HIV with undetectable viral loads do not transmit HIV to partners. Read More

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