• Allies, Safety and Consent

    Allies, Safety and Consent

    I was really struggling this month to come up with a “sexy” topic to write. I did some research on eroticising safety and consent, and was daunted by the complexity of this issue for women […]

     
  • Gay men, substance use and harm reduction: it’s time to act!

    Gay men, substance use and harm reduction: it’s time to act!

    Harm reduction and gay men’s HIV prevention could be considered two historic elements in our HIV response that have long stood separate from one another. Traditionally, HIV prevention with gay men focused on sexual risk, […]

     
  • About Gratitude

    About Gratitude

    It’s a hard time to talk about gratitude. It’s overused this time of year. Well, maybe not ‘overused.’ That seems a ridiculous thing to say, how can gratitude ever be overused? I was going to […]

     
  • Live & Love With HIV

    Live & Love With HIV

    Live and Love with HIV is a new blog and online community where women, partners, and couples living with HIV, and the people who love them, can come together to talk about sex, love, relationships, and […]

     
  • Treatment Update: Some Research Issues Marijuana, HIV, and inflammation

    The body produces many compounds that cells use to send information via signals to each other. One such system of signals is called the endocannabinoid system. To respond to chemical signals, cells have certain proteins […]

     
  • Canada’s top doctors say Undetectable = Untransmittable

    Canada’s top doctors say Undetectable = Untransmittable

    It’s official! The Government of Canada supports U=U, the consensus statement that a person living with HIV does not transmit the virus sexually if they take treatment and maintain an undetectable viral load (“undetectable = […]