Syphilis cases increase among U.S. gay and bisexual men: CDC
BY DAVID BEASLEY (source) ATLANTA Thu May 8, 2014 3:28pm EDT (Reuters) – Syphilis, a sexually transmitted venereal disease, is rising among gay and bisexual men after being nearly eliminated in the United States more than a decade ago, according to a federal study released on Thursday. The increase in syphilis among gay men is a major public health concern, saidRead the rest of this page »
How Do You Get HIV or AIDS?
HOW DO YOU GET HIV? Certain body fluids from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These body fluids are: Blood Semen (cum) Pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum) Rectal fluids Vaginal fluids Breast milk These body fluids must come into contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into your bloodstream (by a needle or syringe) for transmission toRead the rest of this page »
Friday, July 18, 2014
The International AIDS Society today expresses its sincere sadness at receiving news that a number of colleagues and friends en route to attend the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place in Melbourne, Australia, were on board the Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight that has crashed over Ukraine earlier today.At this incredibly sad and sensitive time the IAS stands with our internationalRead the rest of this page »
Signs & Symptoms of HIV
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF HIV? The symptoms of HIV vary, depending on the individual and what stage of the disease you are in. EARLY STAGE OF HIV: SYMPTOMS Within 2-4 weeks after HIV infection, many, but not all, people experience flu-like symptoms, often described as the “worst flu ever.” This is called “acute retroviral syndrome” (ARS) or “primary HIV infection,” and it’s theRead the rest of this page »
HIV National Testing Day! Press Release
Project: H.O.T. will be at the Walgreens at 4703 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78237 June 26 & 27th, from 3pm to 7pm & June 28th, 10am to 2pm Project: H.O.T., WALGREENS AND GREATER THAN AIDS TEAM TO OFFER FREE HIV TESTING IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY HIV Testing Events at Select Walgreens Locations in San Antonio Part ofRead the rest of this page »
CDC Recommends Truvada for HIV Prevention
Federal health officials indicated a shift in the ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS when the CDC announced Wednesday new clinical guidelines that encourage the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday announced new clinical guidelines that recommend anyone who is at an elevated risk for contracting HIV use the drug Truvada as aRead the rest of this page »
You asked and we listened…
Project: H.O.T. is now offering extended hours on Tuesday and Thursdays! We will be open until 8pm in order to better serve our clientele. So please stop on in at 314 S. Flores to see us for your FREE HIV test and don’t forget to pick up some condoms and lube as well!
Once, When We Were Heroes
(original post) please visit Marks Blog to read further wonderfully written articles… My brother Richard smiles a lot. He has an easy laugh. But there was a time, years ago, when he held a poisonous drink in his hands and begged his dying lover not to swallow it. A time when Richard held the concoction they had prepared together andRead the rest of this page »
We were featured on Fox29!
For those of you that didn’t see this when it was broadcast I am re-posting for you entertainment. Kudos goes out to Nathan Wittman for his 15 mins of …umm…umm..Fame! Click to watch Project: H.O.T on Fox29
20 Proven Ways to Get Young People to Talk HIV | Advocate.com
Our friends over at the Stigma Project, a small organization that releases social media–friendly messages around HIV, has definitely had a big impact (more than 3 million people around the world have seen at least one of its images). Now the group is hosting its first official fundraiser this month in Los Angeles (get tickets or donate here), and so we’reRead the rest of this page »