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Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

, by Emily Land

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

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

, by Emily Land

The hepatitis C virus can live in rectal fluid and semen, which is why it can be transmitted during sex. Read More

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

, by Liz Highleyman

At the recent IAS 2017 conference, we got good news about the safety and efficacy of a long-acting antiretroviral injection and a drug in a new class of medications. Read More

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

, by Emily Land

People who are undetectable do not transmit HIV to others. Do people know this, and are they acting on it? Read More

Do you know U=U?

Do you know U=U?

, by Emily Land

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