Topics :: HIV prevention

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

Jack Mackenroth Raises $47,455 at BRAKING AIDS Ride

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 26, 2014
HIV activist Jack Mackenroth started the summer vowing to raise $50,000 in the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285 mile bike ride from Boston to New York City benefitting Housing Works.

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.

Campos Seeks Better PrEP Access in SF

By Liz Highleyman | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The number of gay and bisexual men using pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection has risen steeply over the past year, according to data presented at a community forum Tuesday, September 16.

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Hermosa Pageantry

By Joshua Ryan | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Hermosa y Protegida, or The Hermosa Pageant, is the oldest and longest-running pageant for transgender women in America.

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

By Mark S. King | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.