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Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

, by Jen Hecht, MPH

A new evaluation shows expanding services and more services provided to priority communities. But, improvements can be made in some areas. Read More

My experience with anal warts

My experience with anal warts

, by Michael in Berlin

Michael offers his perspective on what it’s like to have anal warts as someone who loves to bottom, and the importance of finding non-judgmental, proactive care. Read More

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

, by Emily Land

Overall, clinicians recognize the potential benefits of STI prophylaxis, but there’s still uncertainty over whether the protection offered is enough to justify risk of drug resistance, pill fatigue, and other concerns. 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

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

, by Emily Land

Could taking a pill after sex reduce the risk of STIs? Antibiotics taken after sex reduce chlamydia and syphilis infections, but more evidence is needed before this STI prevention strategy can be recommended. Read More