PrEP (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis) is the use of anti-retroviral drugs taken by HIV negative people to prevent transmission of HIV. When a person without HIV takes it, it can prevent them getting HIV. In Australia it is mainly used by men having high risk sex with other men (eg without condoms, in situations with high HIV prevalence). EPIC NSW is a trial where the vast majority of places will be for men who have sex with men. PrEP may be appropriate for heterosexual people in a sero-different relationship or having sex without condoms with a positive person who is not undetectable or is not on treatment. [Read more…] about PrEP on Demand
Some people may have already read Josh Middleton’s website blog PozitiveHope My journey with HIV. Unfortunately we don’t read or hear much from a heterosexual male’s perspective so let’s hope this is the beginning. Josh is an American straight man who started a website which includes different blogs about living with HIV as a straight man. [Read more…] about A heterosexual male and his journey with HIV
HIV for the Newly Diagnosed
Positive Living Magazine have produced an alphabetical list of HIV terms, aimed at the newly diagnosed person. from ART to Zidovudine.
View the list here