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Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow

Senior Editor

Kenyon is the senior editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro. He has a distinguished track record working in communities impacted by HIV as an activist, writer, and strategist, stretching back long before he joined our team in late 2017. Kenyon's work has been recognized by many institutions, including Out Magazine's "Out 100" and The Advocate's "40 Under 40." He was also named a "Modern Black History Hero" by Black Entertainment Television.

Latest by Kenyon Farrow

pregnant woman talking to doctor
Conference Coverage

Raltegravir Not Linked to Birth Defects, Study Shows

Amidst uncertainty regarding the safety of some integrase inhibitors during pregnancy, a study shows that an older integrase inhibitor may be a good option for those with HIV who intend to give birth.

PrEP Posters
Conference Coverage

Black Women in Atlanta Need More PrEP Access. Researchers and Advocates Are Working to Make This a Reality.

While most pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) campaigns focus on gay and bisexual men, Fulton County Board of Health officials and advocates look for solutions to get PrEP to black women.

scientist examining blood sample
Conference Coverage

Obamacare Health Plans Increase HIV Viral Suppression Rates Better Than Ryan White Drug Coverage

Giving health coverage to people with HIV seems to increase viral suppression. But the future of health coverage gains in the U.S. is uncertain.

grindr screens
Conference Coverage

Grindr Users Take PrEP More and Have Lower HIV Rates, but Have Higher Rate of STIs Than Men Not on the App

Gay and bisexual men who used Grindr were having more sex acts associated with increased risk, but were more likely to use PrEP or be open to it, which translated to lower HIV incidence.

Obie S. McNair, M.P.H.
Conference Coverage

Creating Social Spaces for Black Gay and Bisexual Men Increased HIV Care-Seeking Behavior, Self-Acceptance

My Brother's Keeper's "Connect With Us" intervention in Jackson, Mississippi, shows that community self-empowerment improves intention to engage in health care and use safe sex practices.

Doctors consultation
News

Having Fallen Out of Care, Most Gay and Bisexual Men With Detectable HIV Viral Loads Were Successfully Reconnected, Study Finds

The study enrolled more than a thousand people in four U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.

Syringe.
News

New Drug Approved for Complicated Urinary Tract and Intra-Abdominal Infections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a three-drug regimen to treat complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections, both of which can be especially problematic for people living with HIV.

Smiling man holding a banner reading "I AIN'T SORRY" during Stockholm Pride Parade
News

Racism and Homophobia in Health Care Settings May Reduce PrEP Uptake for Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men, Study Finds

Racial segregation and medical mistrust in Milwaukee may keep pre-exposure prophylaxis out of their hands.

Woman's hands taking pills
News

After Pilot, Whitman-Walker Health Establishes Same-Day HIV Treatment Start Program

"We're very much putting the patient in the driver's seat," said Heather Alt, deputy director of nursing with Whitman-Walker. "If folks didn't feel ready, we would not push them to start."

Physician or nurse giving injection in patient's arm
News

Study Finds Long-Acting HIV Meds Are Acceptable to Many People, but Differences Exist Among Groups

People with college education, gay and bisexual men, and people who struggle to make clinic visits were more likely to prefer the long-acting option.