HIV Prevention Methods

PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

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PrEP Messaging for Black Women Must Include Compassion and Respect

Three women of color—an HIV physician, a public health researcher, and a sexual health advisor—speak about the role of providers in improving services and experiences for women.

By Bakita Kasadha
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New PrEP Guidelines Aim to Expand Access, but Uptake Will Depend on Clinicians

For the CDC's proposed updates to PrEP guidelines to be effective, clinicians will need to start talking about sexual health.

By Larry Buhl

Are We Getting Closer to an HIV Cure?

A roundup of the latest advances toward curing HIV/AIDS, from sustained ART-free remission to gene editing.

By Michael Broder

This Week in HIV Research: The Realities of PrEP

June 17, 2021: PrEP awareness vs. PrEP willingness among young Black women; acute HIV infection during PrEP initiation; real-world PrEP efficacy; HIV rates by U.S. region among transgender people.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

The CDC Is Updating PrEP Guidelines. Here’s Why I Wish These Updates Existed Sooner.

The new draft guidance opens the door for PrEP discussions for “all sexually-active persons.”

By Juan Michael Porter II
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This Week in HIV Research: Missing the Message

May 13, 2021: Disparities in U=U awareness; sexual satisfaction trends among PLWH; PrEP use among cis women; HCV epidemiology in trans women.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Oregon Poised to Be Third State to Allow Pharmacist-Prescribed PrEP

Will Oregon’s new bill allowing PrEP without a doctor's prescription improve upon similar laws in California and Colorado?

By Larry Buhl
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To Make Headway in the Fight Against HIV, We Have to Treat It Like Every Other Health Condition

Making conversations about HIV a normal part of health care is the only way to make sure everyone gets the HIV prevention or care they deserve.

By Juan Michael Porter II

Jason Domino Wants You to Get Off and Get Information About HIV

This activist porn actor and sex worker is creatively spreading information about HIV prevention and fighting stigma against HIV-positive porn actors.

By Charles Sanchez
David Alain Wohl recaps CROI 2021 research during a video interview
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CROI 2021 Highlights: New HIV Research With Clinical Impact

Here's a walkthrough of some of the most compelling stories coming out of the year's biggest HIV science meeting to date.

By Myles Helfand