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VAC announces $100,000 for PREPX trial [for HIV prevention]

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Gay News Network, Wednesday 18 January 2017 The Victorian AIDS Council has announced it will give an additional $100,000 to the PrEPX trial to fund access to pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP) for 600 Victorians at risk. VAC’s announcement comes months after PrEPX reached capacity for men living in metropolitan Melbourne. The VAC said there is already a substantial waiting list for those...

Experiences of HIV: The Seroconversion Study: Final report, 2007 – 2015

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The Kirby Institute, UNSW, July 2016 The Seroconversion Study has existed in several forms since 1992. This most recent version completed data collection in 2015. Seroconversion studies have played an important role in the Australian HIV response and are a useful research tool in understanding the current circumstances of HIV infection. As with previous versions of the study, this one mainly...

Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It

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New Yorker, June 25, 2016 Zhana Vrangalova has spent the past decade researching human sexuality, and, in particular, the kinds of sexual encounters that occur outside the norms of committed relationships. The Web site she started in 2014 began as a small endeavor fuelled by personal referrals, but has since grown to approximately five thousand visitors a day, most of whom arrive at the site...

For African migrants in Europe, destitution shapes sexual behaviour and HIV risk

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nam, 1 December 2015 For African migrants recently arrived in France, periods without a residence permit, secure housing or enough money are very common and are associated with transactional and casual sexual relationships, especially in women, Annabel Desgrées du Loû and colleagues report in AIDS. Moreover one third of those living with HIV seroconverted after arriving in the country and the...

Study reveals complexity of gay men’s relationships

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The Kirby Institute, 11 November 2015. Results of a national survey of gay men’s relationships suggest that their partnerships are highly varied and far more complex than just whether they are monogamous or not. Released today by the Kirby Institute at UNSW, the study examined how gay and bisexual men think about and conduct both romantic and sexual relationships. Read more of the press release...

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