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Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV?

Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV?

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, could help change the tide on new HIV infections worldwide. But that's only if the most at-risk populations can access the treatment.

Day 17: End PrEP Segregation

WATCH: Hot Men in Undies For #Pants2HIV and HRC Supports PrEP

WATCH: Hot Men in Undies For #Pants2HIV

In Their Own Words: Men of Color Explain Why They Take PrEP

In Their Own Words: Men of Color Explain Why They Take PrEP

Find out why these gay and bi men of color have decided to go on PrEP.

Op-ed: We Must End PrEP Segregation

Op-ed: We Must End PrEP Segregation

Gay and bi men of color must be given every option to help end an epidemic that affects us all.

Day 16: Every 9 1/2 Minutes

Day 15: Prevent New Infections

Op-ed: A Health Haven for Trans Women in Upstate New York

Op-ed: A Haven for Trans Health in Upstate New York

One transgender health program in Ithaca, N.Y., ensures that rural New Yorkers don’t have to travel hundreds of miles for simple care.

What to Expect When You're on PrEP

What to Expect When You're on PrEP

Taking Truvada for PrEP has been shown to be safe and effective, but there are some things you should know to prepare you for the PrEP experience.

Day 14: Gay and Bi Latino Men at Risk

Human Rights Campaign Endorses PrEP, Calls for More Access

HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for More Access

The nation's largest and most influential LGBT advocacy group puts its stamp of approval on Truvada, a drug that's been shown to dramatically reduce HIV transmission.

British Study Shows PrEP 'Highly Protective' Against HIV

British Study Shows PrEP 'Highly Protective' Against HIV

Exact numbers aren't in yet, but the interim results are encouraging, say the sponsors of the PROUD Study.

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