Topics :: HIV prevention

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

By Mark S. King | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

Berlin-Based dotHIV Raises Awareness and Funds for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A Berlin-based organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits in an effort to raise awareness and funds for projects around the world working to prevent the transmission of HIV and end AIDS.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

AHF's PrEP Ad Sparks Controversy

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A new ad campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP.

Circumcision Doesn't Promote Risky Behavior By African Men

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, found a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.

Jack Mackenroth Pledges to Raise $50,000 on BRAKING AIDS Ride

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 25, 2014
Jack Mackenroth has pledged to raise $50,000 for the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285-mile trek from Boston to NYC. Help him meet that goal!

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 4, 2014
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).