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  • Is alcohol a gateway drug to chemsex?
  • Get your flu shots, poz people
  •  Measure for measure
  • Chasing the bug, chasing community
  • Falling

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  • Is alcohol a gateway drug to chemsex?

    Is alcohol a gateway drug to chemsex?

    From FS magazine: Intoxication plays a role in many of our early sexual experiences. How do those inform our understanding of sexual intimacy as we move into our late twenties and beyond? And will we indulge in chemsex?
  • Get your flu shots, poz people

    Get your flu shots, poz people

    Feel like a little prick? You should. Flu season is coming up and if you are HIV-positive, getting your flu shot soon is a no-brainer.
  •  Measure for measure

    Measure for measure

    How do we define success in both fighting HIV and in supporting people who live with it? How do we measure success and can those tools we have at our disposal provide the kind of accountability we should expect? Bob Leahy reports
  • Chasing the bug, chasing community

    Chasing the bug, chasing community

    Newly diagnosed Guest Author Joseph Sinnott says “I deliberately sought to be and was “pozzed", . Was I crazy? mad? insane? psychotic? Was my essential eroticization and subsequent pursuit of HIV deviant or perverted?
  • Falling

    Falling

    PositiveLite.com likes a brave and touching new video depicting how we in the LGBT community love, lose and support each other in the face of crystal meth addiction and recovery.
  • No to treating our way out of the epidemic, say South African experts

    No to treating our way out of the epidemic, say South African experts

    Consensus lacking on TasP? Some experts take a swing at treatment as prevention as a way to end the epidemic on a global scale
  • What hit hard at AIDS 2014

    What hit hard at AIDS 2014

    CATIE ED Laurie Edmiston “From the community perspective, AIDS 2014 was a strong conference, with an emphasis on key populations and the critical importance of human rights for these key populations.” And of course its emphasis on the treatment cascade
  • Security of PrEP

    Security of PrEP

    Poppy Morgan has been undecided whether or not to use PrEP to conceive her second child with her HIV-positive husband. What did she decide? Read on.
  • PrEP wars: The demonization of people using Truvada for prevention has backfired

    PrEP wars: The demonization of people using Truvada for prevention has backfired

    Poz AIDS activist Jim Pickett says hard-core PrEP opponents “distrust and mischaracterize science – either due to true misunderstanding or to cynical manipulation. They are stuck in a mind-set that posits condoms as the only valid form of HIV prevention."
  • PrEP pops up on cruising sites

    PrEP pops up on cruising sites

    Marc-André LeBlanc says that PrEP is a hot topic in HIV prevention circles. There is more and more discussion about it in gay media, on social networks, and even in mass media. But is it even on the radar of the average gay man?
  • PrEP works

    PrEP works

    Aidsmap.com reports high effectiveness seen in English PrEP trial; all participants in the PROUD study are to be offered PrEP early

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