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Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

, by Emily Land

Dr. Kenneth Mayer discusses the state of PrEP uptake and delivery in the U.S., with an eye toward reducing barriers for people who may benefit from this method of HIV prevention. Read More

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