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Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

, by David Duran

Contributor David Duran shares his experience with dating, stigma and importance of getting everyone on the same page about the effectiveness of PrEP, the power of treatment as prevention, and the realities of modern-day HIV therapies. Read More

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

, by Liz Highleyman

1.45 million Americans may be at substantial risk for HIV infection, but only 8% are taking PrEP. Women, people of color, and southern regions are underrepresented. Read More

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

, by Liz Highleyman

Liz Highleyman summarizes the PrEP and HIV prevention research presented recently at the domestic HIV conference, CROI, including a new possible PrEP drug, real world PrEP effectiveness, and more. Read More

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