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This Week in Sex: At-Home STI Tests, New Virus-Killing Condom, and More

This week, LA County is reviving an at-home STI testing service, a new study shows that male circumcision can reduce rates of HIV among women as well as men, and an Australian company gets approval to produce a microbicide condom.

This week, LA County is reviving an at-home STI testing service, a new study shows that male circumcision can reduce rates of HIV among women as well as men, and an Australian company gets approval to produce a microbicide condom.

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Building on Success: A Roadmap for HIV Prevention

There are good reasons to be hopeful on HIV prevention. At the same time, we have to recognize that these are tough times for  those of us who are passionate about fighting HIV.

 

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Youth Speak: Smart, Bold Advocacy Against HIV

Rachel Arinii Judhistari’s inclusion as the youngest speaker at the International AIDS Conference shows the renewed focus on the rights and needs of youth around the world.

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A Report From the Int’l AIDS Conference: A Shared Agenda for Women

Women leaders at the International AIDS Conference identified key priorities, such as increasing engagement generational and geographic boundaries and demanding more funding for advocacy on sex, sexuality and gender in the HIV epidemic.

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The 2010 International AIDS Conference: A Preview

Alex Garita of the International Women’s Health Coalition introduces this year’s IAC, where activists, providers, researchers, and government officials will discuss the AIDS epidemic. Watch here for further updates.

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(VIDEO) Global Fund Documentary Sneak Peek to Debut at AIDS Conference

The United Nations Foundation will be debuting a sneak peek of a new documentary about the work of the Global Fund at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna this weekend.

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The Role of Faith-Based Orgs in Addressing HIV/AIDS

Questions about the role that religion and faith-based organizations (FBO) can play in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic have been few during this IAC.

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Global Village Thrums with Activist Energy at IAC

The Global Village at Mexico City offers attendants, regardless of official status or ability to pay the IAC registration fee, the chance to make the conference their own.

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Latin America, Caribbean Embrace Sex Ed as HIV Prevention

An unprecedented declaration by Latin American and Caribbean governments prior to the start of the International AIDS Conference commits governments to supporting comprehensive sex education as a foundation for stemming the tide of HIV.

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Sex Worker Advocacy Groups Share Funding Strategies at IAC

Sex workers’ advocacy groups shared strategies for funding at the International AIDS Conference.

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