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PrEP: Tipping Point to Put the Sex Back in Leathersex?

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jan 24
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, as HIV was beginning to decimate the gay men's community, many people began to embrace BDSM and other forms of kink as "safer" alternatives to insertive sex.

Top PrEP Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
This year saw the advent of Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis for HIV with Truvada, a controversial new tool in the fight against AIDS. Research shows that when taking properly, PrEP may be up to 99 percent effective in preventing new infections.

AIDS United Public Policy Committee Calls for Scale-Up of PrEP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The AIDS United Public Policy Committee, the largest national coalition of ASOs, calls for the scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

A Sex-Positive Advocate Shares Why She's Taking PrEP

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Sex-positive Julie Lynn shares her thoughts on why she's keeping herself HIV-negative by taking PrEP.

Kaiser PrEP Users See No New HIV Infections

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Dec 11
No new HIV infections have occurred among more than 500 Kaiser Permanente members using pre-exposure prophylaxis -- better known as PrEP -- but condom use appears to be declining among a subset of gay men.

Ask the Doc: PrEP Redux

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Nov 21
In this week's "Ask the Doc" column, Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS, once again addresses questions about PrEP, including whether it can work in small doses, and why some people are against it.

APLA Launches Groundbreaking PrEP Program

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 18
Yesterday, APLA Health & Wellness launched their groundbreaking Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program at the Gleicher/Chen Health Center in Baldwin Hills.

Zachary Quinto Calls Out Gays on 'Irresponsibility' on AIDS, PrEP Use

AIDS | By EDGE | Nov 17
In a recent article published by Out Magazine naming actor Zachary Quinto Artist of the Year the outspoken actor took advantage of the accolade to call out gays for being complacent about the AIDS crisis and for using PrEP as a measure for preventing HIV.

AHF Clinic Will Offer PrEP Prescriptions

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 8
The head of Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation may be against PrEP, but its new health care center in the Castro will provide prescriptions for Truvada, the medication used to prevent HIV, agency officials said.

Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.

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