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PrEP paradox: Prevention & empowerment face off against sex shaming

PrEP paradox: Prevention & empowerment face off against sex shaming

, by Emily Land

Overall, PrEP users feel liberated by the freedom of knowing they are protected from HIV. But, a recent study reveals that some men who take PrEP experience stigma related to their PrEP use and the assumptions it elicits about their sexuality. Read More

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

, by Emily Land

These popular events combine innovative programming (like twerk battles and drag shows!) with opportunities to access critical health resources. Read More

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

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

, by Emily Land

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

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

, by Emily Land

The benefit of PrEP is that it’s a method of HIV prevention completely under your own control. 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