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PrEP

#100Days: Rick Cervantes shares his experience taking PrEP

Just a few of the things I’ve learned include the importance of taking care of myself, how to have sex without shame, and the deep-rooted fears and stigma that so many of us have surrounding gay sex — and sex in general.

San Francisco politician comes out of the PrEP closet

"Each morning, I take a pill called Truvada to protect me from becoming infected with HIV. This strategy, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, reduces the risk of HIV infection by up to 99 percent if the pill is taken once a day. This makes PrEP one of the most effective HIV-prevention measures in existence."

Save your life: A primer on HIV

Find out life-saving information on the various symptoms of new HIV infection, the tests for HIV that are available and where you can get them for free as well as a close look at the current state of HIV prevention and the different methods available.

Make a safer selfie

You can now customize your strategy for staying safe from HIV. Choice is empowering. Yet too many new choices can be confusing. So here’s the new menu of choices for staying safe. Create your safer selfie.

Presentation on PrEP set for Monday at The Center in Hillcrest

PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) - the once-a-day pill used to help prevent HIV infection - will be the topic of discussion at a special presentation hosted by the UC San Diego AntiViral Research Center (AVRC) on Monday, April 14 at 6 pm.

Google+ event to look at HIV prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host a Google+ Hangout On Air in recognition of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. ET.