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Lords can’t say the “B” on HIV

Last night at 7.23pm the House of Lords held a short debate around HIV and access to PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis, the drug treatment currently considered one of the effective ways of minimising transmission and infection. It was a good debate but notable for only ever talking about “gay men” – bisexuals were pretty thoroughly erased. Lord Black of Brentwood opened […]

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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, marked annually since 1988, and this year’s theme message is Kissing Doesn’t Spread HIV. Ignorance Does. It’s a response to National AIDS Trust research which shows 16% of people wrongly think you can get HIV from kissing, up from 4% ten years ago. With over 36 million people living with HIV worldwide, in 2014 […]

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