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Treatment: HIV Still Found in Semen of Some Fully Suppressed MenDespite an undetectable viral load, HIV may be intermittently present in men’s semen, with fluctuations occurring in the course of only an hour. Was the PARTNER study wrong? Is transmission still possible?

Treatment: HIV Still Found in Semen of Some Fully Suppressed Men

Despite an undetectable viral load, HIV may be intermittently present in men’s semen, with fluctuations occurring in the course of only an hour. Was the PARTNER study wrong? Is transmission still possible?

Fish Oil For HIV? The Latest ResearchPOZ Blogger Mike Barr overviews Consumer Labs’ latest review: Omega 3’s found specifically in marine critters (not seeds!) have the best potential for improving your cardiovascular health, cognitive function, depression, inflammatory diseases and even some skin problems. Important to know for folks with HIV, who are at a higher risk for all 5 of these conditions. But know the doses and the types you need.

Fish Oil For HIV? The Latest Research

POZ Blogger Mike Barr overviews Consumer Labs’ latest review: Omega 3’s found specifically in marine critters (not seeds!) have the best potential for improving your cardiovascular health, cognitive function, depression, inflammatory diseases and even some skin problems.

Important to know for folks with HIV, who are at a higher risk for all 5 of these conditions. But know the doses and the types you need.

HIV and Opioid Epidemics Chart Similar Paths1) They both affect young people who are otherwise healthy. 2) They both cause people to face huge amounts of social stigma. 3) This stigma then compromises care. 4) And the death rates for the two epidemics are shockingly similar.
Researchers are now asking, ‘Can we use the same HIV human-rights approach we used in the 80’s for opioid addicts, or will they get left behind?’

HIV and Opioid Epidemics Chart Similar Paths

1) They both affect young people who are otherwise healthy. 2) They both cause people to face huge amounts of social stigma. 3) This stigma then compromises care. 4) And the death rates for the two epidemics are shockingly similar.

Researchers are now asking, ‘Can we use the same HIV human-rights approach we used in the 80’s for opioid addicts, or will they get left behind?’

Help Honor Ryan White’s Legacy: Takes One Minute

Sign this petition to ensure the government doesn’t slash the CARE Act. Why? Watch Shawn Decker’s video to see how important the law really is.

Social Media Heroes: The Stigma Project

CEO Chris Richey is working hard to tailor HIV outreach and education for the next at-risk generation. ASO’s: take note.

Time to Step Up? U.S. Funded HIV Clinic Raided by Ugandan CopsThe Makerere University Walter Reed Project just had all of its condoms, lubes and medical manuals on HIV/MSMs and two employees seized by Ugandan authorities. Police were allegedly acting on a report that the clinic was “promoting homosexuality” which has been banned by national law since February.
Worried yet?

Time to Step Up? U.S. Funded HIV Clinic Raided by Ugandan Cops

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project just had all of its condoms, lubes and medical manuals on HIV/MSMs and two employees seized by Ugandan authorities. Police were allegedly acting on a report that the clinic was “promoting homosexuality” which has been banned by national law since February.

Worried yet?

Apr 9

NYC Tonight: “Fire in the Belly” Book Club w/ Visual AIDS

Love David Wojnarowicz? Bring your bio-book to The Bureau of General Services Queer Division @ 83a Hester Street in NYC at 7pm. Get ready to discuss awesome art, gay activism, the prolific east village scene and the early days of the crisis.

Apr 9
When People with HIV Became Suicide BombersIn his latest blog, Mark King writes about the legend of Gaetan Dugas (aka: “Patient Zero,” the gay flight attendant who was among the first people with HIV in the U.S.) and how his dangerous, promiscuous reputation still somehow precedes the positive community.

When People with HIV Became Suicide Bombers

In his latest blog, Mark King writes about the legend of Gaetan Dugas (aka: “Patient Zero,” the gay flight attendant who was among the first people with HIV in the U.S.) and how his dangerous, promiscuous reputation still somehow precedes the positive community.

Apr 8
Anal Sex w/o a Condom = Less Than 2% risk for HIV, even if your boyfriend is positive.Say Whaaaat? Get to the bottom in 'Against All Odds'

Anal Sex w/o a Condom = Less Than 2% risk for HIV, even if your boyfriend is positive.

Say Whaaaat? Get to the bottom in 'Against All Odds'


Apr 7
actgnetwork:

Interesting article explaining the social stigma in the gay community about using Truvada. The once daily pill protects against HIV if a person has unprotected sex. But more women than men are using it. 

actgnetwork:

Interesting article explaining the social stigma in the gay community about using Truvada. The once daily pill protects against HIV if a person has unprotected sex. But more women than men are using it.