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HIV treatment-as-prevention is effective in homosexual male couples, study finds

A study led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW supports evidence that treatment-as-prevention allows people living with HIV to have effectively zero chance of sexually transmitting the virus to others.…

US: High numbers of HIV-positive MSM not being tested for syphilis

Nearly one-third of sexually active HIV-positive men who have sex with men are not tested for syphilis at least annually, researchers reported in a recent study, calling the finding “concerning.”…

Online HIV prevention programme reduces STIs by 40% in young men who have sex with men

An interactive online programme, tailored to real-life contexts of ethnically diverse young American men who have sex with men (MSM), resulted in a substantial drop in sexually transmitted infections (STIs)…

Rising risks: revealing the relationship between internet ‘hook-ups’, methamphetamine use, STIs and HIV in Bangkok

New study maps HIV risk factors among men who have sex with men in Thailand, showing internet ‘hook-ups’, methamphetamine use and chemsex to be the new big drivers of HIV.…

Patterns of PrEP adherence in men who have sex with men

One of the most important advances in health care has been the advent of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. Typically offered to individuals at high risk of contracting HIV, studies have…

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

For many years, crystal meth has been known to be a “driver” of HIV infection. Oftentimes, researchers explain that people who use crystal meth may be having more sex, and…

LGBT in Britain – Home and Communities

Stonewall's LGBT in Britain - Home and Communities research report highlights deep challenges for the LGBT community, with alarming levels of racism experienced by black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) LGBT…

Indonesia: Anti-LGBT crackdown fuels health crisis

Discriminatory police raids violate rights, undermine HIV prevention efforts Indonesian authorities are fueling an HIV epidemic through complicity in discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The government’s…

Gay men’s advocacy organization moving beyond just HIV, as global focus turns to larger issues of sexual health and human rights

OAKLAND, Calif., June 26, 2018 -- Over a decade after The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) was founded, the organization has changed its name to MPact: Global Action…

Statement from ACON and AFAO CEOs in response to reports on PrEP and condom usage in Australia

In response to a paper published in The Lancet titled Community-level changes in condom use and uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis by gay and bisexual men in Melbourne and Sydney,…

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