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Survey: Most Gay and Bi Men Don't Wear Condoms

Survey: Most Gay and Bi Men Don't Wear Condoms

By Colton Wooten | Aug 26
Condomless sex may be risky sex, but that won't stop most gay and bisexual men.

Condomless Sex More Common in Young Gays on PrEP

Condomless Sex More Common in Young Gays on PrEP

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 31
An ongoing study in New York City that focused on gay and bisexual men has found that individuals taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a preventative HIV medication, report more condomless sex with casual partners.

We Need More Compassion Along with PrEP

By Dr. Chris Donaghue, Ph.D., LCSW, CST | Feb 29
We get viruses, infections, bacteria and germs from door handles, sick babies and the gym, so why does getting it from sex then become a "dirty," stigma-based experience? Hookup apps and PrEP aren't the problem -- the way we use them and treat sex is!

SF Readies Condom Campaigns to Reduce STDs

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 14
Messages about the use of prophylactics are returning as a way to combat rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases other than HIV.

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

Ask the Doc: Is 'On Demand' PrEP Effective?

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 22
In this week's Ask the Doc column, Dr. Howard Scheiner takes a realistic look at the latest studies around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, and lets you know what you'll have to do to keep safe this summer.

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.

Ask the Doc: Bareback Sex, PrEP & A Casualty of the Party

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
In this installment of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner looks at the real risks of PrEP with Truvada, including the risk that it won't work, and you'll become HIV-positive.

Trigg Labs Provides Safe Sex Kits to Over 300 Non-Profits

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 28
As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1, the team at Trigg Labs has reached out to keep their customers safe by donating 250,000 safe sex kits to various LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations throughout the U.S.

With Flavors Like Coffee and Mint, DKT Promotes Fun Condom Use

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
With fun flavors like coffee, mint and caipirinha, bright colors and textures, DTK International is promoting condom use by making safety fun.

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