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Tuesday 24th February 2015- The Independent: HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

‘Results of a major UK trial of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have been described as “extremely exciting” and a “game-changer” by leading specialists.’

‘An estimated 2,800 gay men acquired HIV in the UK in 2013 and the rate of new infections has remained high for a decade. 244 more words

Medicine

The JTMF West Origin Story

 

By Leah Cavanagh

I was delighted to sit down with Joyce LaBriola, Artistic Director of JTMF West (JTMF stands for James Tolin Memorial Fund), to chat about the cause we’re mutually passionate about, HIV and AIDS, learn more about the event she produces, Artists for Life, and what drives her daily. 527 more words

AIDS

ANAC Local Hero Paula Dominy

Paula Dominy- Austin ANAC Local Hero

Paula Dominy, RN has been a national member of ANAC since 1989 when she received a free membership while working as a home health nurse in Florida. 463 more words

HIV

TAXPAYERS FUND BLACK ANAL PENETRATION STUDY: LEADS TO MORE RESEARCH, MORE FUNDING

Buzzpo: “A Johns Hopkins University study which began in 2012 has been granted nearly a half-million dollars in order to study the anal penetration of young blacks, which may or may not leave you feeling fiscally raped, depending on how financially conservative and/or sexually liberal you are.” 272 more words

News

#LoveyourSelf

We were raised to think that people inflicted with HIV are not to be approached. We are told that these people are as good as dead and going near them is dangerous. 533 more words

Generation Y

Bugchasing Becoming a Dangerous Trend

A well-known sexual act within the gay male population is, for many, a perplexing and scary idea.

It is considered extreme sexual taboo by those who engage in it.  403 more words

Healthcare

Silence is Deadly

Silence is Deadly, Knowledge is Power. Every 9 1/2 Minutes in the US soemone is infected with HIV. It’s time to get tested. Spread the Word about HIV. 105 more words

Art