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How has PrEP impacted people living with HIV?

We know PrEP is changing the way HIV-negative men navigate sex. But how has it impacted people living with HIV? David Crawford speaks with three HIV-positive people to find out what PrEP means for them.

Published
15 December 2015
From
Gay News Network
Australian survey finds that less than a third of gay men have committed relationships with just one partner

A large survey conducted through gay dating sites and Facebook in Australia has found that previous surveys may have overestimated the proportion of gay men who are

Published
03 December 2015
By
Gus Cairns
This Is What It’s Like Using Dating Apps When You’re HIV Positive

Dating apps aren’t exactly known for sensitive interactions between people, but for gay men living with HIV, there is an extra barrier: disclosing to potential partners their HIV status.

Published
24 November 2015
From
BuzzFeed
Ambivalence and tensions in young gay men’s accounts of monogamy and relationships

Young Australian gay men’s feelings about sex and relationships are characterised by a tension between a desire for monogamy as the basis of a committed, enduring and

Published
12 November 2015
By
Roger Pebody
The rise of gay 'chemsex' parties involving libido-enhancing drugs

Life is better than ever for London's gay community. So why are some men indulging in drug-fuelled parties of weekend-long, often unsafe, sex with HIV rates on the rise? The writer Matt Cain believes the roots of the dark 'chemsex' scene touch us all.

Published
20 October 2015
From
The Independent
PrEP: How the Tiny Blue Pill Changed My Life

Joel Alcaraz writes: "It's been over one year since I have started taking the FDA approved pill called Truvada for HIV prevention. The only sanctioned medicine (aka PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis) that prevents HIV infection. Not even condoms are approved by the FDA to prevent HIV...The LGBTQ community needs to overcome the traumas of the past to heal and move past the stigma of HIV. The HIV rate has held steady for the last decade. Condoms and abstinence alone won't help turn the tide, it's time to kill the fear, because that is what is truly keeping us from being ourselves and living our lives."

Published
15 October 2015
From
Huffington Post
Grindr Fatigue And The Dehumanization Of Gay Men

The increasing popularity and constant accessibility of social media apps has led, in many ways, to the dehumanization of gay men. In other words, Grindr, Scruff and the rest of the lot are creating a bunch of gay sex robots who only know how to communicate with each other via pictures and sexual function.

Published
24 September 2015
From
HIV Equal
Awareness of treatment’s impact on transmission is transforming the lives of couples of mixed HIV status

A greater understanding of the impact of HIV treatment on prevention is changing the experience of being in a relationship with a partner of a different HIV

Published
21 September 2015
By
Roger Pebody
‘Undetectable’ is both a milestone and an identity for gay men recently diagnosed with HIV

Achieving an undetectable viral load is a key milestone in the period after diagnosis with HIV, qualitative interviews with Canadian gay men suggest. Men incorporated knowledge of their

Published
04 September 2015
By
Roger Pebody
5 HIV-Positive Men Give Advice to Their Former Selves

Here are words of wisdom on surviving and thriving for those newly diagnosed with HIV.

Published
01 September 2015
From
The Advocate

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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