Tag: Gay Health


4 Places to get FREE HIV / STD Tests Done in New York City

It is never a bad thing to know your status,  no matter what way that may mean, and we're here to help.    In our handy-dandy testing guide, we've rounded up 4  absolutely free HIV clinics that offer both HIV/STD testing at free or extremely reduced costs (if you happen to not have insurance. Our next guide will discuss how to get Medicaid/insurance!).  Department of Mental Health and Hygiene (Harlem) This center located in upper Harlem (we've been asked not to directly share the address, but psst!, Google is your friend)  offers all of the above services.    Clients are discreetly handled; tested,  and provided immediate accurate results.    HIV prevention medications like PEP/PREP is also available here (our next guide will discuss the key differences between the two!). The wa...

Johnson and Johnson: We have plausible HIV/AIDS cure

But we're still not convinced, and, even with one -- people especially gay men should still wear a condom.  Johnson & Johnson executives announced this week that after 10 years, they, uhm, have found what appears to be the first human-cure for HIV/AIDS.     The news comes after the CDC allegedly admitted after all this time that "undetectable people can't actually transmit HIV/AIDS". The announcement came from the Global Citizens Festival, although, they wouldn't quite say when and if the trials would  begin or when the vaccine would go public if trials were successful. For the past ten years, we have been working on an HIV vaccine, using an innovative technology platform, the same technology we are using to make vaccines for Ebola and Zika,” said Paul Stoffels, Chief Scientif...
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