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Sexual healthcare is SEXY

By Papa PrEP In the ever-expanding world of sexual liberation and positivity, it’s important for to make sure that we’re on top of our sexual health just as often as we are underneath the men of our dreams. Being in the know about your sexual health provides not only knowledge

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Let’s Celebrate 10 Years of PrEP

By MISTR Staff 10 years ago, PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) was approved by the FDA to be taken as a once daily pill to prevent HIV transmission. In the years that followed, access to Truvada was limited by a number of factors including price, insurance and even race. Since our formation,

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It’s Time To End Race Disparities in HIV

By MISTR Staff The HIV/AIDS crisis has been a decades long battle for the LGBTQ+ community. Many have lost people they love and while HIV/AIDS is no longer the death sentence it once was, that does not change the fact that resources and education around HIV still need improvement for

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PrEP FAQ from an HIV educator

By Kalob Gossett, For nearly 8 years, I’ve worked on a variety of HIV initiatives which have given me the opportunity to collaborate with and educate a variety of people ranging from patients and community members to medical providers and directors. My passion for HIV prevention evolved during my time

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Five Things To Remember When Getting Tested

By MISTR staff 1. SEXUAL HEALTH CARE IS SELF-CARE First and foremost, it’s important that we recognize that sexual healthcare is one of the most important forms of self-care. When dealing with your personal health, it’s always important to stay on top of things (even if you’re a bottom). Knowing

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Why I think PrEP is so important

By Dr. Carlton Thomas As a 50 year old gay physician, I have lived through some incredibly scary times in our community. I remember my teen years when there was no adequate treatment for HIV and AIDS, and thousands of members of our precious community were dying right before our eyes.

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