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

NATIONAL | 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.

HIV-Positive Man Gets Years in Prison for Unprotected Sex

AIDS | Dec 24
An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 33 to 66 months in prison for having unprotected sex with three women he didn't tell about his condition.

Santa Clara County Seeks to Halt HIV

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 19
Santa Clara County supervisors have asked their county health department to devise a plan to halt the transmission of HIV within the 15 cities under their jurisdiction.

1 in 4 Grindr Users Are on PrEP

AIDS | By John Riley | Dec 7
One in four men who have sex with men and use the app Grindr for those purposes reports being on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill regimen that protects against contracting HIV, according to a recent survey.

Gay Adult Star Turned HIV Educator

AIDS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 29
Rocco Steele lives with HIV. A gay adult performer and director, he is now having a second act as an HIV awareness educator.

CA Pushes Statewide AIDS Plan

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 30
California lawmakers want to create a statewide plan to end the transmission of HIV, following similar plans adopted in New York and Washington state as well as by San Francisco officials.

Town Hall Meeting: Black Gay/Bi Men and HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Sean McShee | Aug 22
Earlier this month about 60 people attended the Black Gay and Bisexual Men's Town Hall Meeting at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. Speakers discussed HIV infection among Black Gay Bisexual Men (BGBM).

Porn Actors File Suit Against 'Bondage Studio'

NATIONAL | By Hunter Houston | Aug 22
Two porn actors are suing a bondage studio claiming they contracted HIV while performing scenes.

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

amfAR Highlights Critical Need for Increase In PEPFAR Funds

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 28
A new infographic from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, highlights the critical need to maintain funds for The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), one of the most successful global public health programs in US history.

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