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PEP & PrEP: What are we trying to say?

PEP and PrEP. One is used as an emergency medication (PEP) and the other as a daily pill (PrEP). These two drugs have been available to the public since the FDA approved them in 2012. 392 more words

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In the spotlight – Breastfeeding and HIV

1 – 7 August mark’s this year’s annual World Breastfeeding Week – an initiative that promotes the importance and sustenance of breastfeeding. This important project is supported the world over and information to pledge can be found in Arabic, Spanish and English – showcasing its truly global participation. 403 more words

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When Sex is Criminal: HIV Transmission and the Law

This week there was a rare case in the British news where a man was charged with infecting his partner with the HIV virus. The prosecution was related to Section 20 of the 1861 Offences Against a Person Act which prosecutes for grievous bodily harm where HIV is ‘recklessly’ transmitted during unprotected sex. 460 more words

HOPE-DC Celebrates 26 Years of Social Support in the DC HIV Community

Providing Social Support to the HIV+ Men’s community since 1988, HOPEDC celebrates 26 years of service with a celebration in Arlington, Virginia on September 20th, 2014. 506 more words
The Poz+ Life Of Patrick

Have You Checked Yourself?

It’s the age old question “Are you Clean?” and most of us (maybe 50%) do not know our status which is really scary for some. Those who practice in risky sexual activity are more like to catch an STD than someone who is careful and safe… even then, chance are almost the same. 85 more words

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WE HAVE ONE OF THE 20 AMAZING HIV-POSITIVE GAY MEN OF 2014!

We are so excited that Patrick Ingram was listed as one of the 20 amazing HIV-Positive Gay men of 2014.  Patrick continues to do great work in the community to advocate, educate, and empower young people. 580 more words

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