Marc-André LeBlanc is looking at the news from CROI for the latest in HIV prevention. Part three - ”a very significant reduction in HIV risk. And what an incredible coincidence that both PROUD and Ipergay showed the exact same reduction in risk.”
Tom Latte on not fitting in. “The bottom line is I don’t feel like I belong in the HIV community as it is represented out there today; I cannot fully embrace the HIV tribe as mine” because it’s such a small part of my life.
Marc-André LeBlanc is looking at the news from CROI 2015 for the latest in HIV prevention. Part one – disappointing findings that suggest a vaginal microbicide gel is not going to be a workable HIV prevention option, especially for young African women.
You read his interview with Bob Leahy on PositiveLite.com. Now Lt Colonel Ken Pinkela, who seems to have been criminalized unjustly, files a petition with 72,983 signatures for a full review of his case.
A report from London says it’s still alive: “39 million deaths are not enough to prevent a small group of discredited people to continue spreading lies and myths about HIV, alleging that the virus has nothing to do with AIDS, or even denying it exists"
Guest contributor Michael Carosone from New York with an emotional poem inspired by his experience teaching AIDS literature and the History of AIDS in the Gay Community in the United States in the 1980s.
FS Magazine says “Whether you’ve had it and binned it, got it and hate it, or use it every night to get yourself laid, at some point or another every gay man has come across the app with a bad reputation – Grindr.”
Michael Yoder sees “a beige pall descending over the AIDS industry. Down to zero, Stop AIDS, Treatment as Prevention and other campaigns that focus on the mechanics of HIV seem to have robbed us of any imagination and life.”
From TheBody.com comes a confession. “I spent the first year of my life after my HIV diagnosis in a dark place. I continued my selfishness by not taking into consideration how my diagnosis affected those who loved me.”