Traditional sex ed is failing us all, but when it comes to standardized sex education in the U.S., the LGBTQ community is especially left out of the conversation.
The consistent and steady decline in HIV is related to the power of an increasingly better known, life-saving HIV treatment that has the wonderful side effect of preventing sexual transmission.
Why is this STI on the rise?
“If I want to see the change, I need to be the change,”
As STD rates rise, researchers are looking to reinvent the most reliable disease-preventing contraception
The chief executive of Gilead Sciences, the nation’s leading manufacturer of HIV drugs, defended the high cost of a key drug that prevents the lethal infection, telling a House committee Thursday that its hefty profits pay for continued research.
Following a campaign by activists, Gilead announced a generic version of Truvada, or PrEP, will be available next September, a year earlier than expected.
Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study
Results from a large-scale European study among serodiscordant gay couples show that adherence to effective treatment prevents transmission of HIV
Comment on Lancet PARTNER study
“Our progress is encouraging, but we must also stay the course on prevention, especially with young people who see the medical progress being made... and therefore have the impression that we can be cured of AIDS”
Because transgender women are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection, scientists are striving to understand how feminizing hormones impact the efficacy of HIV medication.