Esteban (49) has been campaigning for years for widespread access to PrEP in his country. We asked him to write down how he has been over the last few months.Continue reading HOMEWORK
Alejandro from The Pink Post in conversation with Falk from Love Lazers about PrEP and the possibility of taking it daily or on demand. Who is PrEP for? Where do fears of getting HIV come from, even though being undetectable is completely safe? What is the point of view of people with HIV throughout the discussion? Can I hide my immune status in gay cruising apps (if I am asked)? And what happens if there is no agreement on condom/PrEP use during sex? Continue reading Stigma in The Times of PrEP
How well do condoms protect? And do we even need them anymore? – Information and ideas to think about the use of condoms in the age of New Safer Sex
The statutory health insurance funds in the Federal Republic of Germany will pay for the medically prescribed HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis – PrEP – from 1 September 2019.
The Before Pill
Previous preventative measures – such as condom use during sex – have not been sufficient to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS. PrEP is a new medical option for HIV/AIDS prevention in the form of a pill. People at a greater risk of HIV infection now have additional options for effectively protecting themselves. Continue reading READY FOR PrEP!
Author: SPIT! (Sodomites, Perverts, Inverts Together!) – Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz, Carlos Maria Romero
English version for Colombia, 2018
Previous preventative measures – such as condom use during sex – have not been sufficient to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS en Colombia. Here 5.500 persons are getting infected with HIV every year, most of them men who have sex with men.
PrEP, a new medical option for HIV/AIDS prevention in the form of a pill, will hopefully be available for everyone here sometime soon.
If you have statutory health insurance in Germany and want to take it in Germany, please read: PrEP covered by health insurance (since Sep 2019)
Since the end of 2017, there are two PrEP generics (emtricitabin/ tenofovir [disoproxil fumarate] – better known as Truvada®) available in Germany:
This text describes the legal situation in Germany and Switzerland
and is subject to medical quality control.
People who are HIV-positive are not infectious if their treatment is effective.
How safe is treatment as prevention? Does it count as safer sex? Is it more fun? How does this form of prevention work in committed relationships? Does it also work for people who are dating multiple people or during darkroom encounters? What should we do if we are super horny, high, or in love?
Continue reading VIRAL LOAD: UNDETECTABLE
PrEP (HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis) is the pharmaceutical protection against HIV infection. Right now, Truvada and its generics are used for this indication.
Forgot the rubber? Worried about the last date‘s HIV status after having barebacked together? In doubt about the effectiveness of a steady HIV-positive sex partner‘s treatment and whether they really lie ‘below detection level’? Or just maybe (still) drunk or wasted and without a clue as to what precisely happened the other day? Continue reading PEP – THE AFTER PILL