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Town Hall Meeting: Black Gay/Bi Men and HIV

By Sean McShee | Aug 22
Earlier this month about 60 people attended the Black Gay and Bisexual Men's Town Hall Meeting at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. Speakers discussed HIV infection among Black Gay Bisexual Men (BGBM).

Ask the Doc: Is 'On Demand' PrEP Effective?

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 22
In this week's Ask the Doc column, Dr. Howard Scheiner takes a realistic look at the latest studies around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, and lets you know what you'll have to do to keep safe this summer.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

Alan Cumming Launches 'The Celibacy Challenge' Against FDA

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 6
Imagine abstaining from sex for an entire year, just to donate blood. That's what the FDA says gay men will have to do. Alan Cumming introduces them to The Celibacy Challenge.

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.

Studies Show High Rates of HIV Among Black MSM To Continue for Decades

By EDGE | Feb 6
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and AIDS Action's Eric Brus gives us a lowdown on the latest studies, and the best resources out there.

Two in Washington Go Blind From Ocular Syphilis

By EDGE | Jan 30
Six people in Washington State have been infected with ocular syphilis in the past two months -- including two who have gone blind.

Criticism High for FDA's New Blood Donation Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 24
Yesterday, after more than 30 years, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would recommend replacing their outdated lifetime blood donation ban on men who have sex with men, in favor of a one-year deferral period.

amfAR Study Shows Dire Consequences for HIV Among Black MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 19
A new study by amfAR and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health shows dire consequences for black MSM living with HIV.

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