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."
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?
Our LA correspondent Kengi reports Sheryl Lee Ralph was fabulous on stage and did not disappoint her fans in a night filled with music and plenty of laughter at the 24th Annual Diva’s Simply Singing at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Hollywood.
An Australian company Starpharma is to launch a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical known as VivaGel. While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing STIs, it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom
Dave R: In war zones, rape is a vile enough crime but the HIV-positive rapist takes the crime to another level of obscenity; it becomes a biological weapon which is intended to destroy communities from within. When will the world take note and react?
From POZ. As slogans anticipating an end to the AIDS epidemic gain popularity, skeptics worry that such promises are hollow and unrealistically ambitious, and that failure to deliver will ultimately set back efforts to combat HIV.