Tag Archives: Truvada

‘Bareback’ Sex and Drugs Help Spike STD Rates for SA’s Gay and Bi Men

‘Bareback’ Sex and Drugs Help Spike STD Rates for SA’s Gay and Bi Men

The ad on the gay hookup site BarebackRT couldn’t have been more succinct. A man was inviting others on the site to a party in a San Antonio hotel room where he would leave the door unlocked and be lying face down on the bed, blindfolded and ready for anonymous sexual encounters, “bareback” — without

Inaugural 5K Event to Benefit BEAT AIDS

The BEAT AIDS Coalition Trust is inviting the community to come out for their first annual PrEP In Your Step 5k run/walk on Saturday, January 6 at Mission County Park. The event is timed to coincide with National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day which this year is observed on February 7. BEAT (Black Effort Against the

PrEP clinic planned for downtown SA

A professor from the University of Texas at San Antonio is working on opening a clinic downtown which will provide individuals with information about and access to PrEP, an FDA approved HIV prevention medication. PrEP (preexposure prophylaxis), which is sold under the brand name Truvada, has been on the market for HIV treatment since 2004,