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October 10 2014 11:00 PM ET

Day 11: Are Condoms Enough?

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October 10 2014 6:30 PM ET

Day 9: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Love

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October 08 2014 10:25 AM ET

Day 7: PrEP Isn't Just for Gay Men

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As PrEP Becomes More Available, Couples With One Poz Partner Consider Treatment
October 08 2014 7:00 AM ET

Should All Serodiscordant Couples Use PrEP?

Daniel Reynolds

Serodiscordant relationships, in which one partner is negative and the other is positive, seem like an ideal situation to use PrEP, but many couples are forgoing the treatment. Why?

Op-ed: Put Away the Pitchforks And Let's Talk About PrEP
October 07 2014 6:00 AM ET

Put Away the Pitchforks And Let’s Talk About PrEP

Lucas Grindley

In partnership between HIV Plus magazine and The Advocate, this series is a response to conversation about PrEP that's been derailed by slut-shaming.

October 06 2014 4:36 PM ET

Day 6: 50,000 People a Year are Infected with HIV

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In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It
October 06 2014 6:00 AM ET

In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It

Daniel Reynolds

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

October 05 2014 1:44 PM ET

Day 5: Truvada and the South

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Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths
October 05 2014 10:30 AM ET

Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths

Thom Senzee

A landmark new study finds that HIV actually emerged in Congo in the 1920s. Check out three debunked HIV-origin theories of the past.

'Access Hollywood' Wants to Know: Will Gay Romance Hurt 'Scandal' Ratings?
October 04 2014 4:37 PM ET

Access Hollywood Wants to Know: Will Gay Romance Hurt Scandal's Ratings?

Lucas Grindley

ABC's Scandal has never been shy about showing intimate moments between two men.

Live Grindr Conversations Put on Display — for Art
October 04 2014 3:46 PM ET

Live Grindr Conversations Put on Display — for Art

Lucas Grindley

Identities are obscured in the outdoor art installation, but critics are still angry.

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