POZ Opinion: Why PrEP Isn’t For Cowards
According to Larry Kramer, anyone who takes pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs to prevent HIV infection “…has got to have rocks in their heads. There’s something to me cowardly about taking Truvada instead of using a condom. You’re taking a drug that is poison to you, and it has lessened your energy to fight, to get involved, to do anything.”
But Damon Jacobs, an HIV-negative gay therapist who’s been taking PrEP since 2011 & a growing list of other self-empowered #TruvadaWhores have some serious bones to pick.