President Donald Trump falsely boasts that the team of scientists working to develop a coronavirus vaccine also developed an AIDS vaccine. There is no AIDS vaccine.
PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV for people at high risk by up to 92% — but it's vastly underutilized.
Depending on where you live, you may be able to get a prescription online.
The New York Times spoke to gay men who said they were denied insurance coverage for taking PrEP, an HIV prevention drug.
The move is being praised by a number of LGBTQ advocacy groups.
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A New York City physician has documented a case in which a male patient taking Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine) as pre-exposure
We must strive to continue not only raising awareness, but also advocating for access for gay men who have been disproportionately impacted by HIV for far too long.
AIDS guilt for men of my generation isn't a thing so much as it is an implant. We're punished for that too, not by our peers but by our millennial friends, understandably not wishing to be defined by death.
Together we can crack the code to equality, and this is just the beginning. Progress happens when we all work together, and we're excited to be a part of the journey.