When Gay Men Went Into The Desert, After The HIV Bomb

  Daniel Cardone’s essential but relentlessly grim documentary about longtime AIDS survivors, Desert Migration, is fascinated with the ravaged but beautiful bodies of the gay men it profiles. The film begins with lingering shots of each of the subjects as they begin their day. It follows them through their routine, some of them naked, as... Continue Reading →

Man on Daily PrEP Regimen Contracts HIV, According to Study

The first case of HIV contraction in a person taking PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis, or a antiretroviral drug cocktail used to protect people from contracting HIV) daily has been documented and presented by David Knox, MD, an HIV specialist at the Maple Leaf Medical Clinic, at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in... Continue Reading →

Half of black gay men will get HIV in their lifetime, CDC says

Half of black gay and bisexual men and a quarter of Latino gay and bi men will get HIV in their lifetime, predicts a new study from the Centers for Disease Control, UPI reports. The study found that overall HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are declining but that the risk is disproportionately high for some... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Taylor: Ran an Underground AIDS Pharmaceutical Network in 1980s

This is pretty amazing. Another reason for us to love Liz Taylor: In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, model and AIDS activist Kathy Ireland said that Elizabeth Taylor ran an underground network to provide experimental HIV medication to patients. Ireland told the show: “Talk about fearless in her home in Bel-Air. It was a safe... Continue Reading →

AHF President’s War on AIDS/HIV Prevention

AIDS Healthcare Foundation is riling gay men with a "sneering" ad campaign that has started up here in San Francisco and other major cities.Via Business Wire:In a new editorial ad campaign that will soon launch in gay publications and magazines nationwide, AHF President Michael Weinstein reminds the gay community of the central role condoms, HIV... Continue Reading →

Texas House Votes To Divert HIV Prevention Funds To Pay For Abstinence Only Education

Read more: Texas House Votes To Divert HIV Prevention Funds To Pay For Abstinence Only Education Leave it to Texas - where creationism is included in history textbooks and healthcare is blocked for the neediest citizens. Despite the fact Texas has the third largest rate of HIV infection in the country, Texas House Republicans have... Continue Reading →

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