Congrats to Big Pharma on Finding a New Way to Profit Off of HIV Prevention
Gilead, the company that makes Truvada, just got FDA approval for Descovy, another form of PrEP. It costs nearly $1,800 a month without insurance coverage.
Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access
When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.
Australian Access to HIV Preventive Drugs Is Taking Way too Long
Taken every day, Truvada can dramatically reduce a user's risk of contracting HIV. But it's still not widely available... and it's going to cost upwards of $10,000 a year.
How Gay Men Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Semen
It's hard to pinpoint exactly when semen became the focus of so much erotic fixation in the gay community. What was once stigmatized as disease-ridden poison is now celebrated. Whatever the case, semen is everywhere these days.