Articles tagged with: bio-medical HIV prevention technologies

Stop bludgeoning young gay men with our AIDS tragedy

published: November, 28, 2013 Written by // Mark S. King - My Fabulous Disease Categories // Activism, Gay Men, Sexual Health, Health, Opinion Pieces, Population Specific , Mark S. King

Mark S. King says let's not drag up the past in an attempt to stop new infections. “The 1980′s are history. They are not a prevention strategy” he says.

Stop bludgeoning young gay men with our AIDS tragedy

Lesley was my closest friend to become sick in the 1980′s, and he fought bravely until his death from AIDS. Today, there are little rituals I have to honor his memory, and I often write about him, the first of many friends lost to the epidemic.  But there’s something I will not do. I will not dig up Lesley’s body and beat young gay men with his corpse. Lesley didn’t perish so I could use him as a scare tactic. He wasn’t a cautionary tale. He wasn’t a martyr. He was a man with the

Moving research on new “biomedical” HIV prevention technologies into practice

published: December, 28, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // As Prevention , CATIE, Sexual Health, Health, Treatment, Opinion Pieces, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Guest writer CATIE’s James Wilton explores the challenges and opportunities in moving research around new HIV prevention technologies like treatment as prevention into practice

Moving research on new “biomedical” HIV prevention technologies into practice

This article first appeared on the website of Pacific AIDS Network here. Republished with permisision of the author. Folllow PAN on twitter at @PAN_CBR  Moving research on new “biomedical” HIV prevention technologies into practice By James Wilton Recent research findings have improved our understanding of HIV transmission and prevention and could change the landscape of our response to the HIV epidemic. In the past few years, several new HIV prevention approaches, such as post-exposure