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PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

Bryan Fischer is Sick and Tired of You Bullying Him

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer is floored over the CDC's latest survey, that finds just under 2% of the U.S. is gay, lesbian or bi, and said he is sick and tired of "tiny little minority" of belligerent bullies.

CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

ACT UP Protests CDC to Curb Transmission of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 13, 2014
On June 9, ACT UP met with the CDC to deliver their "Atlanta Principles," a new manifesto to curb HIV transmissions and new infections.

New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new national communication campaign encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about HIV.

CDC Releases New Guidelines for PrEP

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 14, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new clinical guidelines on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention.

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Spike Among MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis -- especially if you are living with HIV.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.